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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $261 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,286
Rank: 5th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,214
Rank: 6th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$345K
Rank: 41st
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$268 This Provider
Avg $261

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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Steven C. Winters
Average for Orthopedic Surgery Providers in North Carolina

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Steven C. Winters

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
4,966
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 1st

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

560
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,864an average of $4 per time performed $4,966
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for in... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
2,064
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$59,856an average of $29 per time performed $20,640
an average of $10 per time performed
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
2,059
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

957
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$302,673an average of $147 per time performed $98,832
an average of $48 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
853
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 4th

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

474
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$173,159an average of $203 per time performed $43,503
an average of $51 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
851
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 9th

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

285
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$53,613an average of $63 per time performed $11,914
an average of $14 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
366
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 12th

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

146
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,718an average of $73 per time performed $4,392
an average of $12 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
362
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 34th

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

126
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$18,462an average of $51 per time performed $5,430
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
316
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 16th

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

167
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,020an average of $95 per time performed $4,424
an average of $14 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
216
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 8th

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

216
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,304an average of $219 per time performed $14,256
an average of $66 per time performed
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
207
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 5th

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

190
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$45,954an average of $222 per time performed $15,732
an average of $76 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 21st

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,738an average of $59 per time performed $2,366
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 24th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,396an average of $58 per time performed $2,106
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 29th

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

57
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,424an average of $54 per time performed $2,340
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, rang... +

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, range of motion, and flexibility, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97110
Performed in an office
143
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 11th

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

48
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$7,007an average of $49 per time performed $2,717
an average of $19 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
0.89% of his services

15th 56th

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

85
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$20,320an average of $160 per time performed $3,683
an average of $29 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
0.63% of his services

16th 13th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,130an average of $57 per time performed $1,080
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions... +

Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97140
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.58% of his services

17th 36th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$3,116an average of $38 per time performed $1,312
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of thigh, 2 views

Service Code: 73550
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.55% of his services

18th 61st

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,042an average of $39 per time performed $858
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.5% of his services

19th 42nd

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,982an average of $42 per time performed $852
an average of $12 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.49% of his services

20th 43rd

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

56
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,798an average of $142 per time performed $2,415
an average of $35 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st 37th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,762an average of $57 per time performed $858
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73080
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd 104th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,538an average of $61 per time performed $754
an average of $13 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.37% of his services

23rd 32nd

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,752an average of $226 per time performed $1,664
an average of $32 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.36% of his services

24th 33rd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,763an average of $113 per time performed $816
an average of $16 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (hyalgan or supartz), for intra-... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (hyalgan or supartz), for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7321
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.34% of his services

25th 23rd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$7,840an average of $160 per time performed $3,479
an average of $71 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.29% of his services

26th 58th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,084an average of $124 per time performed $1,394
an average of $34 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.27% of his services

27th 31st

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,953an average of $127 per time performed $1,482
an average of $38 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper arm, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73060
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.26% of his services

28th 142nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,591an average of $43 per time performed $444
an average of $12 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th 7th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,640an average of $88 per time performed $810
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.2% of his services

30th 15th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,032an average of $144 per time performed $336
an average of $12 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.2% of his services

31st 47th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,344an average of $298 per time performed $2,660
an average of $95 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.18% of his services

32nd 26th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$153,800an average of $6,152 per time performed $28,925
an average of $1,157 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.18% of his services

33rd 18th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,500an average of $340 per time performed $2,775
an average of $111 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.16% of his services

34th 48th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,507an average of $1,109 per time performed $5,290
an average of $230 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower leg, 2 views

Service Code: 73590
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.16% of his services

35th 105th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,518an average of $66 per time performed $253
an average of $11 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endos... +

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29823
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

36th 95th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,280an average of $2,464 per time performed $4,080
an average of $204 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.13% of his services

37th 54th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,748an average of $1,092 per time performed $2,565
an average of $135 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.13% of his services

38th 88th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$855an average of $45 per time performed $285
an average of $15 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.11% of his services

39th 76th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,185an average of $2,879 per time performed $11,505
an average of $767 per time performed
MEDICINE

Physical therapy evaluation

Service Code: 97001
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.11% of his services

40th 67th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,395an average of $93 per time performed $780
an average of $52 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of cast, elbow to finger (short arm)

Service Code: 29075
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

41st 106th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,548an average of $182 per time performed $882
an average of $63 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

42nd 78th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,388an average of $1,742 per time performed $3,612
an average of $258 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm joint

Service Code: 73221
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

43rd 59th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,274an average of $1,091 per time performed $3,080
an average of $220 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

44th 53rd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,200an average of $300 per time performed $1,498
an average of $107 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, problem of high severity

Service Code: 99284
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

45th 212th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,892an average of $278 per time performed $1,246
an average of $89 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

46th 84th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,651an average of $127 per time performed $455
an average of $35 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of deep bone implant

Service Code: 20680
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

47th 178th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,770an average of $1,290 per time performed $3,458
an average of $266 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

48th 52nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,365an average of $1,105 per time performed $3,146
an average of $242 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

49th 41st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,689an average of $5,699 per time performed $11,055
an average of $1,005 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of joint with stressing by physician

Service Code: 77071
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

50th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,012an average of $92 per time performed $407
an average of $37 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Hand Surgery." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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