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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
746
Services
Performed
9,397
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$340K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$455

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

George K Escaravage MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 77 different services in 2014
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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
6,541
times performed,
70% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,244an average of $8 per time performed $28,192
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
423
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

395
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,840an average of $80 per time performed $5,926
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
271
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

271
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$48,875an average of $180 per time performed $30,902
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
233
times performed,
2% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

197
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,960an average of $120 per time performed $16,636
an average of $71 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
148
times performed,
2% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

143
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,800an average of $100 per time performed $5,017
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
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
113
times performed,
1% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$54,600an average of $483 per time performed $14,638
an average of $130 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
110
times performed,
1% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

96
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,250an average of $75 per time performed $5,376
an average of $49 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
103
times performed,
1% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

77
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,300an average of $100 per time performed $6,021
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
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
100
times performed,
1% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

100
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,000an average of $110 per time performed $7,876
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
100
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

100
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$201,600an average of $2,016 per time performed $62,248
an average of $622 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.55% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,500an average of $548 per time performed $10,384
an average of $200 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
0.44% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$68,400an average of $1,668 per time performed $23,855
an average of $582 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.4% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,600an average of $147 per time performed $1,575
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.36% of his services

14th 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
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,000an average of $353 per time performed $3,289
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
EYE

Insertion of probe into the tear duct

Service Code: 68810
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.31% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,200an average of $593 per time performed $6,633
an average of $229 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
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,500an average of $1,860 per time performed $13,872
an average of $555 per time performed
medical
EYE

Enlargement of eyelid margin

Service Code: 67950
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.18% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,400an average of $1,200 per time performed $3,088
an average of $182 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,800an average of $1,425 per time performed $10,146
an average of $634 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, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,000an average of $1,500 per time performed $8,198
an average of $512 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
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

20th 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
$8,400an average of $600 per time performed $1,414
an average of $101 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
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,050an average of $1,850 per time performed $9,503
an average of $731 per time performed
medical
EYE

Snip incision of tear-drainage opening at inner corner of... +

Snip incision of tear-drainage opening at inner corner of the eye ×

Service Code: 68440
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,000an average of $462 per time performed $1,204
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,225an average of $325 per time performed $1,559
an average of $120 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of brow paralysis

Service Code: 67900
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,400an average of $2,031 per time performed $4,476
an average of $344 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
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $8,387
an average of $699 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
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

26th 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
$1,375an average of $125 per time performed $753
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
EYE

Insertion of probe into the tear duct

Service Code: 68810
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.12% 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
$4,400an average of $400 per time performed $1,898
an average of $173 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

George K Escaravage
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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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