Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Release of wrist ligament using an endoscope

Service Code: 29848, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$517,844.16

Total Times Performed (or Units)

37,877

Rank Among All Services

1,301

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
5,220 Florida
2,976 Texas
2,135 New York
2,052 Maryland
1,688 Pennsylvania
1,560 Virginia
1,459 Georgia
1,410 California
1,326 New Jersey
1,261 Washington
1,112 Michigan
1,069 Arizona
988 Illinois
985 Massachusetts
903 Oregon
852 Nebraska
771 Connecticut
754 Ohio
734 Utah
646 Colorado
619 Kansas
558 Iowa
545 Missouri
539 North Carolina
527 Nevada
449 Mississippi
441 Indiana
399 Tennessee
381 Oklahoma
373 Alabama
304 Minnesota
304 Wisconsin
299 New Hampshire
243 North Dakota
237 Arkansas
220 Montana
204 Kentucky
192 Idaho
180 Delaware
172 South Carolina
135 Rhode Island
132 Louisiana
101 South Dakota
95 New Mexico
94 Alaska
92 Maine
86 Vermont
28 West Virginia
15 Washington, DC
12 Hawaii

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
LUTHERVILLE SURGICENTER, LLC

LUTHERVILLE, Md. 21093

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

42%

of this provider's 774 patients got this service
386

Performed in a facility

42%

of this provider's 774 patients got this service
1.2
MURDOCK AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER LLC

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. 33948

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

11%

of this provider's 2,463 patients got this service
297

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 2,463 patients got this service
1.1
CASCADE SURGICENTER, LLC

BEND, Ore. 97701

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

16%

of this provider's 1,107 patients got this service
221

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 1,107 patients got this service
1.2
PHYSICIANS SURGICENTER LLC

TOMS RIVER, N.J. 08757

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

21%

of this provider's 886 patients got this service
219

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 886 patients got this service
1.2
SPECIALISTS ONE- DAY SURGERY LLC

SYRACUSE, N.Y. 13205

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

11%

of this provider's 1,685 patients got this service
210

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 1,685 patients got this service
1.1
DOCTORS OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER OF JUPITER, LLC

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. 33410

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 2,570 patients got this service
201

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 2,570 patients got this service
1.1
DOLF ICHTERTZ

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. 68803

Hand Surgery

37%

of this provider's 406 patients got this service
185

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 406 patients got this service
1.2
STEPHEN HELGEMO

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. 33948

Hand Surgery

14%

of this provider's 1,159 patients got this service
178

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 1,159 patients got this service
1.1
DELRAY AMBULATORY SURGICAL & LASER CENTER

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. 33445

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 1,482 patients got this service
171

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,482 patients got this service
1.2
CHIPPENHAM AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, LLC

RICHMOND, Va. 23225

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

15%

of this provider's 1,041 patients got this service
167

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 1,041 patients got this service
1.1
KENNETH GARROD

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33496

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 1,417 patients got this service
157

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,417 patients got this service
1.1
JONATHAN SORELLE

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89148

Hand Surgery

35%

of this provider's 392 patients got this service
156

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 392 patients got this service
1.1
JAMES DIETZ

SAINT CLAIR SHORES, Mich. 48080

Hand Surgery

19%

of this provider's 673 patients got this service
156

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 673 patients got this service
1.2
MACON OUTPATIENT SURGERY, LLC

MACON, Ga. 31210

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 1,464 patients got this service
155

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,464 patients got this service
1.1
CAPITAL REGION AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, L.L.C.

ALBANY, N.Y. 12206

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

13%

of this provider's 982 patients got this service
150

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 982 patients got this service
1.2
PHYSICIANS DAY SURGERY INC

NAPLES, Fla. 34108

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,924 patients got this service
148

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,924 patients got this service
1.1
HERBERT GATES

NAPLES, Fla. 34102

Orthopaedic Surgery

8%

of this provider's 1,622 patients got this service
147

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 1,622 patients got this service
1.1
GARY PESS

EATONTOWN, N.J. 07724

Hand Surgery

11%

of this provider's 1,121 patients got this service
146

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 1,121 patients got this service
1.1
JUNG MI HAISMAN

N DARTMOUTH, Mass. 02747

Surgery of the Hand

17%

of this provider's 753 patients got this service
140

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 753 patients got this service
1.1
BRIAN TORRE

SALEM, Va. 24153

Hand Surgery

22%

of this provider's 506 patients got this service
135

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 506 patients got this service
1.2
MICHAEL NANCOLLAS

PITTSFIELD, Mass. 01201

Orthopaedic Surgery

16%

of this provider's 607 patients got this service
130

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 607 patients got this service
1.3
ROANOKE SURGERY CENTER, LP

SALEM, Va. 24153

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,939 patients got this service
129

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,939 patients got this service
1.2
PETER BENTIVEGNA

WEST YARMOUTH, Mass. 02673

Plastic Surgery

11%

of this provider's 931 patients got this service
126

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 931 patients got this service
1.2
ADVANCED SURGERY CENTER, LLC

OMAHA, Neb. 68102

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

22%

of this provider's 459 patients got this service
126

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 459 patients got this service
1.2
LAS VEGAS SURGERY CENTER LLC

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89117

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

35%

of this provider's 280 patients got this service
124

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 280 patients got this service
1.1
PRINCESS ANNE AMBULATORY SURGERY MANAGEMENT LLC

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. 23456

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

18%

of this provider's 586 patients got this service
123

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 586 patients got this service
1.2
IVAN OLARTE

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. 33948

Hand Surgery

16%

of this provider's 748 patients got this service
123

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 748 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERTO ACOSTA

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. 33407

Specialist

9%

of this provider's 1,239 patients got this service
122

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,239 patients got this service
1.1
OLYMPIA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATES PLLC

OLYMPIA, Wash. 98502

Specialist

9%

of this provider's 1,196 patients got this service
121

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,196 patients got this service
1.2
CAPE COD SURGERY CENTER, INC.

MASHPEE, Mass. 02649

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

56%

of this provider's 174 patients got this service
120

Performed in a facility

56%

of this provider's 174 patients got this service
1.2

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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