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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
1,414
Rank: 98th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,775
Rank: 13th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$567K
Rank: 76th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$401 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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Jeffrey J. White
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.

Individuals

CARSON COX

JOHN MILLER

DAVID THRONEBURG

JAMES WINTER

DANIEL MESSNER

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

FIRSTHEALTH OF THE CARO...

Patients saw before

Jeffrey J. White

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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
11,795
times performed,
75% of his services

1st 4th

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

93
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$117,950an average of $10 per time performed $47,180
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
755
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 33rd

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

744
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,055an average of $61 per time performed $12,835
an average of $17 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
728
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

698
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$61,880an average of $85 per time performed $42,952
an average of $59 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92081
Performed in an office
400
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 48th

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

393
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,800an average of $57 per time performed $14,000
an average of $35 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
375
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 46th

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

374
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,000an average of $80 per time performed $20,250
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
212
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 57th

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

94
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$103,668an average of $489 per time performed $32,224
an average of $152 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
183
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 19th

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

153
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,150an average of $50 per time performed $5,124
an average of $28 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 64th

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

170
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$70,132an average of $394 per time performed $36,490
an average of $205 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
0.87% of his services

9th 67th

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

137
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$337,842an average of $2,466 per time performed $90,420
an average of $660 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
107
times performed,
0.68% of his services

10th 27th

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

84
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$79,715an average of $745 per time performed $24,182
an average of $226 per time performed
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.67% of his services

11th 83rd

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

97
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,810an average of $322 per time performed $12,810
an average of $122 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
96
times performed,
0.61% of his services

12th 56th

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

96
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$233,184an average of $2,429 per time performed $54,432
an average of $567 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
95
times performed,
0.6% of his services

13th 5th

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

86
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,840an average of $72 per time performed $4,750
an average of $50 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67800
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.44% of his services

14th 118th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,790an average of $197 per time performed $6,160
an average of $88 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
66
times performed,
0.42% of his services

15th 70th

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$190,542an average of $2,887 per time performed $40,326
an average of $611 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
66
times performed,
0.42% of his services

16th 1st

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,250an average of $125 per time performed $5,874
an average of $89 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.37% of his services

17th Alert

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,257an average of $123 per time performed $4,484
an average of $76 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
0.28% of his services

18th 87th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$82,896an average of $1,884 per time performed $16,588
an average of $377 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.22% of his services

19th 86th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$92,718an average of $2,727 per time performed $23,630
an average of $695 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
32
times performed,
0.2% of his services

20th 16th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,640an average of $145 per time performed $3,360
an average of $105 per time performed
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st 38th

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: 1.3)
$8,640an average of $288 per time performed $3,690
an average of $123 per time performed
EYE

Repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67924
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.18% of his services

22nd 137th

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: 1.1)
$36,400an average of $1,300 per time performed $9,464
an average of $338 per time performed
EYE

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity +

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity ×

Service Code: 68720
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.16% of his services

23rd 126th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,950an average of $1,878 per time performed $14,300
an average of $572 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
24
times performed,
0.15% of his services

24th 121st

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,192an average of $633 per time performed $2,352
an average of $98 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 39th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,955an average of $85 per time performed $713
an average of $31 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.1% of his services

26th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$37,440an average of $2,340 per time performed $8,864
an average of $554 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

27th 77th

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)
$1,200an average of $80 per time performed $585
an average of $39 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or... +

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or lips (20 sq centimeters or less) ×

Service Code: 15260
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

28th 135th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,475an average of $1,565 per time performed $9,555
an average of $637 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelashes

Service Code: 67825
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.09% of his services

29th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,780an average of $270 per time performed $1,232
an average of $88 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyeball with implant

Service Code: 65103
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

30th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,878an average of $1,606 per time performed $6,981
an average of $537 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of multiple abscess

Service Code: 10061
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

31st Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,024an average of $252 per time performed $1,572
an average of $131 per time performed
EYE

Repair of brow paralysis

Service Code: 67900
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

32nd 89th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,892an average of $1,741 per time performed $3,876
an average of $323 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.07% of his services

33rd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,287an average of $117 per time performed $737
an average of $67 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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