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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $365 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
151
Rank: 340th
out of 470 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,398
Rank: 49th
out of 470 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
62.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 11.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$65.3K
Rank: 267th
out of 470 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$433 This Provider
Avg $365

Note: About 60% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Sara E. Sacco
Average for Specialist Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 16 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
9,000
times performed,
96% of her services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

17
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$67,680an average of $8 per time performed $38,790
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
2% of her services

2nd 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

119
patients got this service, 79% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$33,072an average of $156 per time performed $15,198
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.48% of her services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

18
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,305an average of $1,007 per time performed $4,226
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.46% of her services

4th 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

38
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,859an average of $113 per time performed $2,299
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.26% of her services

5th 88th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

24
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,136an average of $339 per time performed $3,655
an average of $152 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.2% of her services

6th 37th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$969an average of $51 per time performed $363
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.17% of her services

7th 49th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$240an average of $15 per time performed $5
an average of $0 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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