Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $383 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
137
Rank: 289th
out of 400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,030
Rank: 29th
out of 400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
87.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 11.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$76.7K
Rank: 218th
out of 400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$560 This Provider
Avg $383

Note: About 66% 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.

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 13 different services in 2015
(8 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
11,600
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

21
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$90,712.00an average of $7.82 per time performed $49,532.00
an average of $4.27 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
202
times performed,
2% of her services

2nd 6th

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

108
patients got this service, 79% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$32,724.00an average of $162.00 per time performed $13,772.36
an average of $68.18 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
61
times performed,
0.51% of her services

3rd 4th

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

49
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$7,198.00an average of $118.00 per time performed $3,012.18
an average of $49.38 per time performed
medical

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

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles on both sides of face ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.48% of her services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$61,828.00an average of $1,066.00 per time performed $5,442.72
an average of $93.84 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
21
times performed,
0.17% of her services

5th 82nd

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

21
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,413.00an average of $353.00 per time performed $3,138.66
an average of $149.46 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Sara Elizabeth Sacco
Average for Specialist Providers in North Carolina

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 2015 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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