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This Provider: At A Glance

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Number of
Patients
1,098
Services
Performed
8,396
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$302K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$275

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

Byron A Long MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 68 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
5,408
times performed,
64% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$70,304an average of $13 per time performed $22,605
an average of $4 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
886
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

590
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$86,828an average of $98 per time performed $53,178
an average of $60 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
347
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

331
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$49,274an average of $142 per time performed $29,856
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
205
times performed,
2% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

203
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,270an average of $94 per time performed $2,778
an average of $14 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
159
times performed,
2% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

158
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,900an average of $100 per time performed $5,546
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
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
104
times performed,
1% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

104
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,960an average of $115 per time performed $5,816
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
1% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

86
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,606an average of $402 per time performed $19,565
an average of $204 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
81
times performed,
0.96% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

81
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$240,210an average of $2,966 per time performed $51,774
an average of $639 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
72
times performed,
0.86% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,500an average of $646 per time performed $10,292
an average of $143 per time performed
medical
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.82% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

66
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,224an average of $496 per time performed $8,355
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.62% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,912an average of $133 per time performed $1,841
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92083
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.58% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,880an average of $120 per time performed $2,375
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.46% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,524an average of $116 per time performed $2,401
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.43% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,580an average of $155 per time performed $1,180
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.4% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$93,462an average of $2,749 per time performed $23,224
an average of $683 per time performed
medical
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
30
times performed,
0.36% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,890an average of $63 per time performed $917
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67800
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.35% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,628an average of $332 per time performed $2,947
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.31% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,018an average of $193 per time performed $2,793
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.3% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,776an average of $1,751 per time performed $10,357
an average of $414 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.3% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,875an average of $355 per time performed $2,061
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,945an average of $155 per time performed $668
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67924
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,200an average of $1,379 per time performed $7,346
an average of $387 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.18% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$915an average of $61 per time performed $298
an average of $20 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
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,254an average of $771 per time performed $2,033
an average of $169 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
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,044an average of $87 per time performed $633
an average of $53 per time performed

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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