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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $103 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
964
Rank: 14th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,236
Rank: 3rd
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 1.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$287K
Rank: 1st
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$297 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $103

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Serge W. Wright
Average for Optometry Providers in Arizona

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.

Individuals

DON SHEER

FRANK MATTHEWS

MICHAEL AMADEI

JOSEPH BRYAN

STEVEN YOUSKO

Organizations

VERDE VALLEY MEDICAL CE...

LABORATORY CORPORTION O...

Patients saw before

Serge W. Wright

Patients saw after

Individuals

DAVID MCGAREY

DON SHEER

JOSEPH BRYAN

ROBERT KOEPKE

MICHAEL AMADEI

Organizations

VERDE VALLEY MEDICAL CE...

LABORATORY CORPORTION O...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
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
959
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 22nd

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

724
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$162,071an average of $169 per time performed $91,105
an average of $95 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92083
Performed in an office
676
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 6th

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

433
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$65,572an average of $97 per time performed $47,320
an average of $70 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
639
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 7th

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

341
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$82,431an average of $129 per time performed $48,564
an average of $76 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
526
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 5th

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

496
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$51,022an average of $97 per time performed $27,878
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 8th

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

293
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$26,274an average of $87 per time performed $10,570
an average of $35 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
189
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 16th

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

93
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,907an average of $63 per time performed $6,048
an average of $32 per time performed
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, established patient ×

Service Code: 92012
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 4th

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

143
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,810an average of $85 per time performed $11,718
an average of $63 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 30th

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

76
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,064an average of $68 per time performed $4,588
an average of $31 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
124
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 12th

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

124
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,684an average of $191 per time performed $14,508
an average of $117 per time performed
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 32nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,486an average of $234 per time performed $6,241
an average of $79 per time performed
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, established patient, 1 or more visits ×

Service Code: 92014
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 1st

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

71
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,520an average of $120 per time performed $5,964
an average of $84 per time performed
MEDICINE

Fitting of contact lens for treatment of ocular surface d... +

Fitting of contact lens for treatment of ocular surface disease ×

Service Code: 92071
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,840an average of $80 per time performed $1,440
an average of $30 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 18th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,150an average of $70 per time performed $540
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 2nd

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,005an average of $89 per time performed $2,520
an average of $56 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 9th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,828an average of $87 per time performed $1,452
an average of $33 per time performed
EYE

Removal of foreign body in external eye, conjunctiva

Service Code: 65205
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.97% of his services

16th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,387an average of $107 per time performed $1,599
an average of $39 per time performed
MEDICINE

Examination of eye by ophthalmoscope with retinal drawing +

Examination of eye by ophthalmoscope with retinal drawing ×

Service Code: 92225
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.87% of his services

17th 11th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,442an average of $66 per time performed $703
an average of $19 per time performed
EYE

Removal of foreign body in external eye, conjunctiva or s... +

Removal of foreign body in external eye, conjunctiva or sclera ×

Service Code: 65210
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,454an average of $157 per time performed $1,012
an average of $46 per time performed
MEDICINE

Examination of eye by ophthalmoscope with retinal drawing +

Examination of eye by ophthalmoscope with retinal drawing ×

Service Code: 92226
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.52% of his services

19th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,452an average of $66 per time performed $374
an average of $17 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.4% of his services

20th 15th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,250an average of $250 per time performed $2,125
an average of $125 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
16
times performed,
0.38% of his services

21st 20th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,744an average of $109 per time performed $992
an average of $62 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 "Optometrist." 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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