Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an

Endoscope

Service Code: 29881, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,264,642.18

Total Times Performed (or Units)

48,516

Rank Among All Services

1,180

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
5,556 Florida
4,234 California
2,594 Texas
1,881 Missouri
1,678 Georgia
1,583 Alabama
1,578 Michigan
1,507 North Carolina
1,458 Tennessee
1,371 Illinois
1,360 Pennsylvania
1,350 South Carolina
1,243 Indiana
1,237 Virginia
1,176 Arkansas
1,174 New Jersey
1,171 Ohio
1,153 Washington
1,120 New York
1,110 Maryland
1,089 Kansas
1,053 Mississippi
1,007 Arizona
862 Oklahoma
829 Massachusetts
803 Colorado
690 Connecticut
567 Louisiana
560 Oregon
518 Nevada
495 Wisconsin
491 Delaware
450 Kentucky
447 Iowa
418 Utah
395 New Hampshire
367 Montana
285 Nebraska
278 Maine
262 West Virginia
254 Minnesota
245 New Mexico
185 Idaho
105 South Dakota
82 Alaska
67 Rhode Island
46 North Dakota
36 Vermont
36 Wyoming
26 Hawaii
17 Washington, DC

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
RIVERWALK ASC, LLC

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33919

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

14%

of this provider's 968 patients got this service
135

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 968 patients got this service
1
SOUTHERN SURGERY CENTER, LLC

HATTIESBURG, Miss. 39401

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

8%

of this provider's 1,463 patients got this service
130

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 1,463 patients got this service
1
OLYMPIA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATES PLLC

OLYMPIA, Wash. 98502

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 1,196 patients got this service
122

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,196 patients got this service
1
SURGERY CENTER JV

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35801

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

2%

of this provider's 5,759 patients got this service
119

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 5,759 patients got this service
1
SURGICAL CENTER OF COLUMBIA ORTHOPAEDIC GROUP LLC

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65201

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 1,110 patients got this service
113

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,110 patients got this service
1
GAINESVILLE FL ORTHOPAEDIC ASC LLC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32607

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

11%

of this provider's 983 patients got this service
111

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 983 patients got this service
1
CREVE COEUR SURGERY CENTER, LLC

CREVE COEUR, Mo. 63141

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

19%

of this provider's 549 patients got this service
106

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 549 patients got this service
1
NORTH MISSISSIPPI AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER LLC

TUPELO, Miss. 38801

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

6%

of this provider's 1,628 patients got this service
106

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,628 patients got this service
1
PHYSICIANS DAY SURGERY INC

NAPLES, Fla. 34108

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,924 patients got this service
102

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,924 patients got this service
1
WINTER PARK SURGERY CENTER LP

WINTER PARK, Fla. 32792

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,382 patients got this service
102

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,382 patients got this service
1
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY CENTER OF SAN ANTONIO LP

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78216

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,361 patients got this service
96

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,361 patients got this service
1
FLORENCE SURGERY CENTER LP

FLORENCE, Ala. 35630

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 2,113 patients got this service
95

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 2,113 patients got this service
1
UNION PINES SURGERY CENTER,LLC

TULSA, Okla. 74146

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

6%

of this provider's 1,471 patients got this service
95

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,471 patients got this service
1.1
CAROLINA BONE & JOINT SURGERY CENTER

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. 29579

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 1,046 patients got this service
94

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,046 patients got this service
1
CITRUS REGIONAL SURGERY CENTER LP

LECANTO, Fla. 34461

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

6%

of this provider's 1,633 patients got this service
90

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,633 patients got this service
1
ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES SURGERY CENTER LLC

ROCKY HILL, Conn. 06067

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 965 patients got this service
87

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 965 patients got this service
1
SURGERY CENTER OF MOUNT DORA, LLC

MOUNT DORA, Fla. 32757

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,236 patients got this service
87

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,236 patients got this service
1
SPECIALISTS ONE- DAY SURGERY LLC

SYRACUSE, N.Y. 13205

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,685 patients got this service
85

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,685 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
83

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 2,045 patients got this service
1
SURGICENTER OF EASTERN CAROLINA LLC

GREENVILLE, N.C. 27834

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 2,661 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,661 patients got this service
1
NEW BRITAIN SURGERY CENTER LLC

CHALFONT, Pa. 18914

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,188 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,188 patients got this service
1
NORTH VALLEY ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY CENTER LLC

PHOENIX, Ariz. 85024

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

24%

of this provider's 339 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

24%

of this provider's 339 patients got this service
1
LAKELAND SURGICAL & DIAGNOSTIC CENTER LLP

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

2%

of this provider's 3,548 patients got this service
79

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 3,548 patients got this service
1
CHIPPENHAM AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, LLC

RICHMOND, Va. 23225

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 1,041 patients got this service
78

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,041 patients got this service
1
FIRST STATE SURGERY CENTER, LLC

NEWARK, Del. 19713

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

7%

of this provider's 1,113 patients got this service
78

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,113 patients got this service
1
ORTHOPAEDIC OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER, LLC

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa 50266

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 765 patients got this service
78

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 765 patients got this service
1
SEQUOIA SURGICAL CENTER LP

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. 94598

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,544 patients got this service
77

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,544 patients got this service
1
EGNM LLC

LEWES, Del. 19958

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 1,552 patients got this service
76

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,552 patients got this service
1
SPACE COAST SURGICAL CENTER LTD

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. 32953

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

14%

of this provider's 547 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 547 patients got this service
1
NORTHWEST ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALISTS, P.S.

SPOKANE, Wash. 99204

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 2,101 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 2,101 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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