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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $379 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,707
Rank: 64th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,753
Rank: 22nd
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.9 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$402K
Rank: 139th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$236 This Provider
Avg $379

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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Donald H. Stewart
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

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

Donald H. Stewart

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
8,200
times performed,
70% of his services

1st 4th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$49,200an average of $6 per time performed $32,800
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, 1 or more visits ×

Service Code: 92014
Performed in an office
1,372
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

1,249
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$308,700an average of $225 per time performed $105,644
an average of $77 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
500
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 11th

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

412
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$81,500an average of $163 per time performed $32,500
an average of $65 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
224
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 9th

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

148
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$28,000an average of $125 per time performed $10,752
an average of $48 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
209
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 8th

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

132
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$675,070an average of $3,230 per time performed $118,712
an average of $568 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
184
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 10th

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

147
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$36,432an average of $198 per time performed $13,248
an average of $72 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
173
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 14th

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

168
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,878an average of $86 per time performed $5,709
an average of $33 per time performed
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
151
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 5th

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

123
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$20,234an average of $134 per time performed $7,399
an average of $49 per time performed
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
140
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 19th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,200an average of $80 per time performed $4,480
an average of $32 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
125
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 20th

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

125
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,250an average of $306 per time performed $13,750
an average of $110 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
117
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 16th

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

117
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,824an average of $272 per time performed $10,998
an average of $94 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
84
times performed,
0.71% of his services

12th 57th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$46,788an average of $557 per time performed $13,860
an average of $165 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 an office
72
times performed,
0.61% of his services

13th 27th

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

57
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$85,536an average of $1,188 per time performed $17,496
an average of $243 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball +

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball ×

Service Code: 92060
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.52% of his services

14th 52nd

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,601an average of $141 per time performed $2,867
an average of $47 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
55
times performed,
0.47% of his services

15th 44th

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,260an average of $132 per time performed $2,805
an average of $51 per time performed
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
54
times performed,
0.46% of his services

16th 28th

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

54
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,418an average of $267 per time performed $5,454
an average of $101 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.27% of his services

17th 3rd

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,848an average of $89 per time performed $1,056
an average of $33 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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