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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $379 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
287
Rank: 393rd
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,049
Rank: 110th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$130K
Rank: 318th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$451 This Provider
Avg $379

Office Visits

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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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Amy M. Fowler
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

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

WILLIAM FOWLER

Organizations

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAR...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Amy M. Fowler

Patients saw after

Individuals

DANIEL ZEDEK

WENDY BUSH

MICHAEL AMYOT

JUSTIN FOWLER

Organizations

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAR...

ALAMANCE REGIONAL MEDIC...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
4,340
times performed,
86% of her services

1st 4th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$43,400an average of $10 per time performed $17,360
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92081
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
2% of her services

2nd 48th

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

99
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,138an average of $119 per time performed $3,468
an average of $34 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
2% of her services

3rd 33rd

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

86
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,650an average of $85 per time performed $1,530
an average of $17 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
84
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 2nd

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

68
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,256an average of $134 per time performed $4,956
an average of $59 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
81
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 5th

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

74
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,153an average of $113 per time performed $4,131
an average of $51 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
66
times performed,
1% of her services

6th 32nd

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

66
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,642an average of $237 per time performed $5,082
an average of $77 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.97% of her services

7th 57th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$34,153an average of $697 per time performed $7,497
an average of $153 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.71% of her services

8th 19th

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

35
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,520an average of $70 per time performed $1,008
an average of $28 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.63% of her services

9th 67th

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

32
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$88,992an average of $2,781 per time performed $20,544
an average of $642 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.61% of her services

10th 103rd

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

29
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,290an average of $590 per time performed $4,402
an average of $142 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.61% of her services

11th 86th

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$75,857an average of $2,447 per time performed $17,019
an average of $549 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.48% of her services

12th 70th

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$69,096an average of $2,879 per time performed $12,864
an average of $536 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.44% of her services

13th 56th

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

22
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,342an average of $2,561 per time performed $12,298
an average of $559 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.4% of her services

14th 87th

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,000an average of $2,200 per time performed $5,380
an average of $269 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
15
times performed,
0.3% of her services

15th 1st

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,010an average of $134 per time performed $1,140
an average of $76 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.26% of her services

16th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,994an average of $2,538 per time performed $6,552
an average of $504 per time performed
EYE

Insertion of probe into the tear duct

Service Code: 68810
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.26% of her services

17th 115th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,205an average of $785 per time performed $2,860
an average of $220 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 "Ophthalmology." 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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