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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $437 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,050
Rank: 168th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
13,982
Rank: 20th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
13.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.28M
Rank: 31st
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,219 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $437

Note: About 47% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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Claxton A. Baer
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
3,787
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 3rd

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

872
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$280,238an average of $74 per time performed $126,069
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
EYE

Injection of drug into eye

Service Code: 67028
Performed in an office
2,934
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 6th

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

310
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
9.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$1,026,900an average of $350 per time performed $215,092
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified biologics

Service Code: J3590
Performed in an office
2,496
times performed,
18% of his services

3rd 15th

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

271
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$187,599an average of $75 per time performed $119,234
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ranibizumab, 0. 1 mg

Service Code: J2778
Performed in an office
1,592
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 4th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
9.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$796,000an average of $500 per time performed $498,646
an average of $313 per time performed
medical
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
1,579
times performed,
11% of his services

5th 7th

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

809
patients got this service, 77% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$118,425an average of $75 per time performed $76,108
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Examination of retinal blood vessels by ophthalmoscope

Service Code: 92235
Performed in an office
336
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 19th

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

174
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$63,544an average of $189 per time performed $26,406
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
305
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 17th

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

266
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$27,755an average of $91 per time performed $15,137
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
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
304
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 11th

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

289
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$34,048an average of $112 per time performed $22,210
an average of $73 per time performed
drug
NA

Injection, aflibercept, 1 mg

Service Code: J0178
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
0.99% of his services

9th 14th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$167,200an average of $1,203 per time performed $106,851
an average of $769 per time performed
medical
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
87
times performed,
0.62% of his services

10th 20th

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

87
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,051an average of $173 per time performed $8,949
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye disease, growth, or structure

Service Code: 76512
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.49% of his services

11th 50th

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

54
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,420an average of $180 per time performed $4,168
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
EYE

Laser destruction of leaking retinal blood vessels

Service Code: 67228
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.26% of his services

12th 53rd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$64,800an average of $1,800 per time performed $27,790
an average of $772 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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.

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