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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
771
Rank: 251st
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,348
Rank: 51st
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$360K
Rank: 150th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$467 This Provider
Avg $437

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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George K. Escaravage
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 101 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
5,084
times performed,
61% of his services

1st 5th

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$40,164an average of $8 per time performed $21,810
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
366
times performed,
4% of his services

2nd 30th

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

354
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,280an average of $80 per time performed $5,259
an average of $14 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
256
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd 20th

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

256
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,269an average of $181 per time performed $29,171
an average of $114 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
253
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 11th

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

238
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,360an average of $120 per time performed $18,138
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
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
199
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 2nd

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

169
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$19,900an average of $100 per time performed $10,376
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92082
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 39th

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

177
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,300an average of $100 per time performed $6,451
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
121
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 58th

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

101
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$237,600an average of $1,964 per time performed $60,666
an average of $501 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve mus... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 59th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$52,325an average of $455 per time performed $12,047
an average of $105 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
89
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 7th

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

80
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,675an average of $75 per time performed $4,211
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.74% of his services

10th 32nd

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$22,200an average of $358 per time performed $6,889
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
EYE

Insertion of probe into the tear duct

Service Code: 68810
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.46% of his services

11th 109th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,400an average of $484 per time performed $7,234
an average of $190 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of brow paralysis

Service Code: 67900
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.38% of his services

12th 92nd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,500an average of $1,547 per time performed $8,438
an average of $264 per time performed
medical
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
31
times performed,
0.37% of his services

13th 1st

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,720an average of $120 per time performed $2,720
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.32% of his services

14th 97th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,100an average of $337 per time performed $3,327
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth with suture closure

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.32% of his services

15th 61st

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,325an average of $531 per time performed $5,600
an average of $207 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.32% of his services

16th 65th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,600an average of $1,911 per time performed $15,623
an average of $579 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of over one-fourth of the eyelid involving lid ma... +

Removal of over one-fourth of the eyelid involving lid margin ×

Service Code: 67966
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.29% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,500an average of $1,813 per time performed $12,080
an average of $503 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of over one-fourth of the eyelid involving lid ma... +

Removal of over one-fourth of the eyelid involving lid margin ×

Service Code: 67966
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.29% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,500an average of $1,688 per time performed $14,394
an average of $600 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.25% of his services

19th 40th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,750an average of $131 per time performed $647
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent +

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent ×

Service Code: 68815
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

20th 108th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,400an average of $600 per time performed $1,902
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st 47th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,800an average of $200 per time performed $2,882
an average of $152 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.19% of his services

22nd 90th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,800an average of $1,425 per time performed $8,713
an average of $545 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
0.19% of his services

23rd 31st

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)
$3,200an average of $200 per time performed $1,606
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
EYE

Reconstruction of lower eyelid by transfer of eyelid tiss... +

Reconstruction of lower eyelid by transfer of eyelid tissue from opposite eyelid ×

Service Code: 67973
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.18% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,600an average of $1,840 per time performed $10,944
an average of $730 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 68th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,000an average of $1,714 per time performed $7,286
an average of $520 per time performed
medical
EYE

Enlargement of eyelid margin

Service Code: 67950
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,800an average of $1,200 per time performed $2,531
an average of $181 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,800an average of $1,436 per time performed $5,141
an average of $467 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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