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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
1,669
Rank: 69th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,449
Rank: 57th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.5 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$436K
Rank: 116th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$261 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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Marion P. Van Kirk
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

SAMUEL NAVON

ROBERT PARK

STEPHEN BONNEY

ELWOOD STONE

JOHN CALDEMEYER

Organizations

FLETCHER HOSPITAL INC.

HENDERSON COUNTY HOSPIT...

Patients saw before

Marion P. Van Kirk

Patients saw after

Individuals

STEPHEN BONNEY

ROBERT PARK

JEFFERY COSTON

JULIA MCKILLEN

CARLTON JENKINS

Organizations

FLETCHER HOSPITAL INC.

HENDERSON COUNTY HOSPIT...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 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
3,342
times performed,
45% of her services

1st 4th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$20,052an average of $6 per time performed $13,368
an average of $4 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
1,048
times performed,
14% of her services

2nd 1st

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

1,028
patients got this service, 62% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$131,000an average of $125 per time performed $79,648
an average of $76 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
626
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 2nd

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

483
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$53,210an average of $85 per time performed $33,178
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
331
times performed,
4% of her services

4th 14th

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

320
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,100an average of $100 per time performed $10,261
an average of $31 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in an office
279
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 22nd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$558an average of $2 per time performed $279
an average of $1 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
221
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 5th

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

202
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,680an average of $80 per time performed $10,387
an average of $47 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
213
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 11th

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

201
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,856an average of $112 per time performed $13,419
an average of $63 per time performed
EYE

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser +

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser ×

Service Code: 66821
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 27th

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

128
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$146,138an average of $821 per time performed $42,186
an average of $237 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
176
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 19th

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

139
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,032an average of $57 per time performed $5,280
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
175
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 9th

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

114
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$22,750an average of $130 per time performed $8,050
an average of $46 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
164
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 8th

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

101
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$397,700an average of $2,425 per time performed $89,708
an average of $547 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 92004
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 16th

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

142
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,300an average of $150 per time performed $13,064
an average of $92 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92082
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 44th

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

91
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,544an average of $89 per time performed $4,224
an average of $44 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.78% of her services

14th 67th

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

58
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$153,874an average of $2,653 per time performed $26,274
an average of $453 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 92002
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.7% of her services

15th 46th

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,992an average of $96 per time performed $2,652
an average of $51 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,
0.66% of her services

16th 57th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$34,300an average of $700 per time performed $8,428
an average of $172 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.6% of her services

17th Alert

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103,275an average of $2,295 per time performed $18,360
an average of $408 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.59% of her services

18th 86th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$151,052an average of $3,433 per time performed $32,868
an average of $747 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
40
times performed,
0.54% of her services

19th 32nd

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,360an average of $134 per time performed $2,640
an average of $66 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of the face, ... +

Removal of growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11440
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.44% of her services

20th 131st

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,775an average of $175 per time performed $2,673
an average of $81 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
29
times performed,
0.39% of her services

21st 10th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,480an average of $120 per time performed $2,001
an average of $69 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.36% of her services

22nd 17th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,592an average of $96 per time performed $1,269
an average of $47 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.32% of her services

23rd 3rd

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,400an average of $100 per time performed $744
an average of $31 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.23% of her services

24th 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.72% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$42,619an average of $2,507 per time performed $12,427
an average of $731 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball +

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball ×

Service Code: 92060
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.2% of her services

25th 52nd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,155an average of $77 per time performed $615
an average of $41 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, e... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11441
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.19% of her services

26th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.72% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,150an average of $225 per time performed $1,414
an average of $101 per time performed
MEDICINE

Computerized mapping of corneal curvature

Service Code: 92025
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.15% of her services

27th 47th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.66% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$825an average of $75 per time performed $286
an average of $26 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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