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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $330 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,222
Rank: 102nd
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,916
Rank: 22nd
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$302K
Rank: 138th
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$247 This Provider
Avg $330

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.

Patients saw before

Byron A. Long

Patients saw after

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
5,080
times performed,
64% of his services

1st 13th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$66,040an average of $13 per time performed $20,320
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 ×

Service Code: 92012
Performed in an office
871
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

592
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$85,358an average of $98 per time performed $52,260
an average of $60 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
520
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 1st

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

508
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$73,840an average of $142 per time performed $43,160
an average of $83 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
210
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 30th

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

204
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,740an average of $94 per time performed $3,990
an average of $19 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
161
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 52nd

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

160
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,100an average of $100 per time performed $8,211
an average of $51 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
131
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 38th

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

131
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,065an average of $115 per time performed $7,074
an average of $54 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
119
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 57th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$44,982an average of $378 per time performed $13,566
an average of $114 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
116
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 51st

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

88
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$258,564an average of $2,229 per time performed $54,984
an average of $474 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 54th

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

84
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$44,178an average of $398 per time performed $20,535
an average of $185 per time performed
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 56th

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

55
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,783an average of $377 per time performed $6,715
an average of $85 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.8% of his services

11th 35th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,064an average of $128 per time performed $2,079
an average of $33 per time performed
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.63% of his services

12th 27th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,750an average of $355 per time performed $4,350
an average of $87 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.62% of his services

13th 12th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,684an average of $116 per time performed $2,597
an average of $53 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
47
times performed,
0.59% of his services

14th 8th

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,499an average of $117 per time performed $3,243
an average of $69 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.58% of his services

15th 9th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,130an average of $155 per time performed $1,564
an average of $34 per time performed
EYE

Insertion of probe into the tear duct

Service Code: 68810
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.53% of his services

16th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,110an average of $455 per time performed $7,266
an average of $173 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
34
times performed,
0.43% of his services

17th 10th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,562an average of $193 per time performed $2,788
an average of $82 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.4% of his services

18th 67th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,096an average of $1,753 per time performed $11,200
an average of $350 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.3% of his services

19th 47th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,392an average of $2,308 per time performed $12,936
an average of $539 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67800
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

20th 108th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,308an average of $332 per time performed $1,862
an average of $98 per time performed
MEDICINE

Examination of cornea and iris using lens device and slit... +

Examination of cornea and iris using lens device and slit lamp ×

Service Code: 92020
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

21st 18th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,159an average of $61 per time performed $399
an average of $21 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
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

22nd 14th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,527an average of $133 per time performed $1,520
an average of $80 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.21% of his services

23rd 105th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,563an average of $739 per time performed $3,230
an average of $190 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 a facility
16
times performed,
0.2% of his services

24th 22nd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,896an average of $931 per time performed $3,920
an average of $245 per time performed
EYE

Repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67924
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

25th 98th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,958an average of $1,497 per time performed $5,236
an average of $374 per time performed
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 an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

26th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,254an average of $661 per time performed $4,382
an average of $313 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.16% of his services

27th 17th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,055an average of $235 per time performed $1,430
an average of $110 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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