Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of spine bone with release

Of spinal cord and/or nerves

Service Code: 63048, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$454,921.40

Total Times Performed (or Units)

170,543

Rank Among All Services

703

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
13,868 Texas
13,376 Florida
13,146 California
8,043 Pennsylvania
7,009 Michigan
6,935 Ohio
6,279 North Carolina
6,239 New York
5,232 Virginia
5,231 Illinois
5,143 Georgia
5,030 Maryland
4,376 Washington
4,372 Tennessee
4,344 New Jersey
4,259 Indiana
3,978 Alabama
3,944 Nevada
3,919 Arizona
3,710 Massachusetts
3,456 Missouri
3,359 South Carolina
3,324 Kansas
2,903 Colorado
2,516 Louisiana
2,424 Oklahoma
2,067 Connecticut
2,054 Oregon
1,713 Nebraska
1,704 Wisconsin
1,696 Mississippi
1,624 Utah
1,494 Kentucky
1,289 Idaho
1,279 Iowa
1,041 Minnesota
1,006 Arkansas
916 South Dakota
860 New Hampshire
661 Rhode Island
615 North Dakota
572 Delaware
568 Maine
546 Montana
458 Alaska
447 West Virginia
426 Wyoming
396 New Mexico
318 Washington, DC
216 Vermont
63 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
KENNY EDWARDS

COLUMBUS, Miss. 39705

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

18%

of this provider's 620 patients got this service
454

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 620 patients got this service
1
JASON CASWELL

COLUMBUS, Miss. 39705

Physician Assistant, Surgical

15%

of this provider's 687 patients got this service
414

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 687 patients got this service
1
YOGISH KAMATH

W. ROXBURY, Mass. 02132

Neurological Surgery

25%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
382

Performed in a facility

25%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
1.1
WILLIAM WELCH

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 19107

Neurological Surgery

36%

of this provider's 383 patients got this service
309

Performed in a facility

36%

of this provider's 383 patients got this service
1
MARK HELD

NEW BERN, N.C. 28562

Specialist

27%

of this provider's 483 patients got this service
303

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 483 patients got this service
1
TONIA YOCUM

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. 23601

Physician Assistant

63%

of this provider's 188 patients got this service
301

Performed in a facility

63%

of this provider's 188 patients got this service
1
JEFFREY CARLSON

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. 23606

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

7%

of this provider's 1,648 patients got this service
299

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,648 patients got this service
1
DEREK DUKE

HENDERSON, Nev. 89052

Neurological Surgery

22%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
295

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
1
STEPHEN DALRYMPLE

NEW BERN, N.C. 28562

Specialist

28%

of this provider's 486 patients got this service
290

Performed in a facility

28%

of this provider's 486 patients got this service
1
NICOLAS MARCOTTE

BOSTON, Mass. 02120

Neurological Surgery

37%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
289

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 355 patients got this service
1.1
REX ARENDALL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37203

Neurological Surgery

23%

of this provider's 346 patients got this service
283

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 346 patients got this service
1
JOHN SIMPSON

RICHMOND, Va. 23226

Specialist

16%

of this provider's 807 patients got this service
283

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 807 patients got this service
1
PAMELA KRANCER

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37203

Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Medicine

51%

of this provider's 149 patients got this service
276

Performed in a facility

51%

of this provider's 149 patients got this service
1
WILLIAM WARREN

CHESAPEAKE, Va. 23320

Physician Assistant, Medical

31%

of this provider's 391 patients got this service
271

Performed in a facility

31%

of this provider's 391 patients got this service
1
JEREMY ROWE

MOBILE, Ala. 36606

Physician Assistant, Surgical

40%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
266

Performed in a facility

40%

of this provider's 255 patients got this service
1
SCOTT RUSHTON

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. 19096

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

17%

of this provider's 481 patients got this service
256

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 481 patients got this service
1
STEVEN LUDWIG

BALTIMORE, Md. 21201

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

17%

of this provider's 489 patients got this service
250

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 489 patients got this service
1
DANIEL KREUN

HENDERSON, Nev. 89052

Physician Assistant, Surgical

51%

of this provider's 250 patients got this service
237

Performed in a facility

51%

of this provider's 250 patients got this service
1
RENE MALINOVICH

SHELBY TWP, Mich. 48315

Nurse Practitioner, Family

37%

of this provider's 170 patients got this service
237

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 170 patients got this service
1
VITTORIO MORREALE

SHELBY TWP, Mich. 48315

Neurological Surgery

11%

of this provider's 615 patients got this service
235

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 615 patients got this service
1
TECK SOO

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. 48075

Neurological Surgery

13%

of this provider's 812 patients got this service
233

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 812 patients got this service
1
MARK OLIVER

OCALA, Fla. 34471

Neurological Surgery

19%

of this provider's 488 patients got this service
225

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 488 patients got this service
1
BRADLEY AHLGREN

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. 48307

Orthopaedic Surgery

31%

of this provider's 260 patients got this service
223

Performed in a facility

31%

of this provider's 260 patients got this service
1
JONATHAN RICE

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. 91360

Physician Assistant, Surgical

39%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
217

Performed in a facility

39%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
1
ROBERT SHUGART

FORT WAYNE, Ind. 46804

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

19%

of this provider's 632 patients got this service
215

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 632 patients got this service
1
ERIK SPAYDE

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. 91360

Orthopaedic Surgery

9%

of this provider's 1,289 patients got this service
215

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,289 patients got this service
1
ERIC WOODARD

ROXBURY CROSSING, Mass. 02120

Neurological Surgery

21%

of this provider's 490 patients got this service
211

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 490 patients got this service
1.1
CHARLES WOOD

OCALA, Fla. 34471

Physician Assistant, Surgical

58%

of this provider's 147 patients got this service
206

Performed in a facility

58%

of this provider's 147 patients got this service
1
DAVID MACDOUGALL

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Neurological Surgery

18%

of this provider's 372 patients got this service
204

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 372 patients got this service
1
WILLIE EDWARDS

FLORENCE, S.C. 29506

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

11%

of this provider's 762 patients got this service
202

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 762 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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