Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of both knee cartilages using an

Endoscope

Service Code: 29880, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,012,154.68

Total Times Performed (or Units)

39,034

Rank Among All Services

1,284

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
5,207 California
4,470 Florida
2,232 Texas
1,615 New Jersey
1,451 New York
1,343 Alabama
1,196 North Carolina
1,146 Michigan
1,133 Missouri
1,095 Nevada
1,068 South Carolina
1,040 Pennsylvania
1,032 Virginia
1,032 Georgia
988 Tennessee
931 Maryland
891 Ohio
854 Illinois
835 Oklahoma
805 Mississippi
772 Arizona
712 Washington
704 Indiana
613 Connecticut
588 Kansas
542 Arkansas
485 Massachusetts
462 Colorado
392 Oregon
343 Louisiana
290 Utah
285 Kentucky
273 Iowa
247 New Hampshire
244 Delaware
244 New Mexico
241 Wisconsin
190 Nebraska
190 Idaho
163 Montana
155 Minnesota
92 Maine
77 Hawaii
71 West Virginia
69 Wyoming
64 Alaska
56 Rhode Island
54 South Dakota
23 Vermont
17 North Dakota

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
SPECIALTY ASC LLC

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89117

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

22%

of this provider's 952 patients got this service
211

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 952 patients got this service
1
STEVEN THOMAS

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89117

Orthopaedic Surgery

28%

of this provider's 599 patients got this service
172

Performed in a facility

28%

of this provider's 599 patients got this service
1
SURGERY CENTER JV

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35801

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 5,759 patients got this service
162

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 5,759 patients got this service
1
PETER SIMONIAN

FRESNO, Calif. 93710

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 1,129 patients got this service
118

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,129 patients got this service
1
RIVERWALK ASC, LLC

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

11%

of this provider's 968 patients got this service
112

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 968 patients got this service
1
SKYWAY SURGERY CENTER. LLC

CHICO, Calif. 95928

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

6%

of this provider's 1,577 patients got this service
102

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,577 patients got this service
1
MELVILLE SC LLC

MELVILLE, N.Y. 11747

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

8%

of this provider's 1,123 patients got this service
96

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 1,123 patients got this service
1
CENTER FOR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, LLC

ROCK HILL, S.C. 29732

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

13%

of this provider's 701 patients got this service
95

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 701 patients got this service
1
WESTERN CONNECTICUT ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL CENTER LLC

DANBURY, Conn. 06810

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

17%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
94

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 561 patients got this service
1
LOWCOUNTRY OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. 29485

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

8%

of this provider's 1,210 patients got this service
94

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 1,210 patients got this service
1
WINTER PARK SURGERY CENTER LP

WINTER PARK, Fla. 32792

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

6%

of this provider's 1,382 patients got this service
90

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,382 patients got this service
1
YOGESH MITTAL

TULSA, Okla. 74104

Orthopaedic Surgery

5%

of this provider's 1,592 patients got this service
89

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,592 patients got this service
1.1
FREMONT AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER

FREMONT, Calif. 94538

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 1,968 patients got this service
87

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,968 patients got this service
1
CITRUS REGIONAL SURGERY CENTER LP

LECANTO, Fla. 34461

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,633 patients got this service
83

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,633 patients got this service
1
PRESCOTT OUTPATIENT SURGICAL CENTER

PRESCOTT, Ariz. 86301

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,212 patients got this service
83

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,212 patients got this service
1
SURGICAL CENTER OF COLUMBIA ORTHOPAEDIC GROUP LLC

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65201

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,110 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,110 patients got this service
1
MEMORIAL HERMANN SURGERY CENTER WOODLANDS PARKWAY, LLC

THE WOODLANDS, Tex. 77380

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 733 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 733 patients got this service
1.1
AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER OF SPARTANBURG, LLC

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29303

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 2,812 patients got this service
74

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,812 patients got this service
1
OLYMPIA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATES PLLC

OLYMPIA, Wash. 98502

Specialist

6%

of this provider's 1,196 patients got this service
73

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,196 patients got this service
1
SPECIALISTS ONE- DAY SURGERY LLC

SYRACUSE, N.Y. 13205

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 1,685 patients got this service
73

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,685 patients got this service
1
BIRMINGHAM SURGERY CENTER

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35209

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 2,325 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,325 patients got this service
1
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY CENTER OF SAN ANTONIO LP

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78216

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,361 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,361 patients got this service
1
JOHN VANN

GREENVILLE, S.C. 29615

Sports Medicine

12%

of this provider's 600 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 600 patients got this service
1
SURGICAL CENTER OF GREENSBORO, LLC

GREENSBORO, N.C. 27401

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 2,045 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 2,045 patients got this service
1
NORTH VALLEY ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY CENTER LLC

PHOENIX, Ariz. 85024

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

21%

of this provider's 339 patients got this service
71

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 339 patients got this service
1
ORTHOPAEDIC OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER, LLC

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa 50266

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 765 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 765 patients got this service
1
MIDLANDS ORTHOPAEDICS SURGERY CENTER, LLC

COLUMBIA, S.C. 29201

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

13%

of this provider's 539 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 539 patients got this service
1
RENO ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY CENTER LLC

RENO, Nev. 89503

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,039 patients got this service
69

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,039 patients got this service
1
TEXAS MIDWEST SURGERY CENTER, LLC

ABILENE, Tex. 79601

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,487 patients got this service
68

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,487 patients got this service
1
GAINESVILLE FL ORTHOPAEDIC ASC LLC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32607

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 983 patients got this service
68

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 983 patients got this service
1

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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