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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $502 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 19 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,300
Rank: 38th
out of 588 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,314
Rank: 113th
out of 588 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.1 This Provider
Avg 18.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$399K
Rank: 83rd
out of 588 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$307 This Provider
Avg $502

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 63 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
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
737
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 75th

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

732
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$103,202an average of $140 per time performed $60,183
an average of $82 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
666
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 5th

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

412
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$62,604an average of $94 per time performed $32,154
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
444
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

188
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,988an average of $117 per time performed $13,879
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
258
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 256th

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

172
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$508,260an average of $1,970 per time performed $131,890
an average of $511 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
194
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 198th

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

194
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,040an average of $160 per time performed $18,552
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
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
129
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

101
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103,350an average of $801 per time performed $31,141
an average of $241 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
124
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 231st

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

118
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,360an average of $140 per time performed $5,984
an average of $48 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
105
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 4th

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

93
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,860an average of $132 per time performed $7,156
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 247th

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

85
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,800an average of $80 per time performed $2,707
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 76th

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$6,080an average of $80 per time performed $2,500
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.87% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,668an average of $58 per time performed $497
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92081
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.68% of his services

12th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,960an average of $110 per time performed $847
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.64% of his services

13th 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
$2,652an average of $78 per time performed $384
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.62% of his services

14th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$78,400an average of $2,376 per time performed $22,058
an average of $668 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
31
times performed,
0.58% of his services

15th 400th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,418an average of $78 per time performed $640
an average of $21 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
22
times performed,
0.41% of his services

16th 49th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,948an average of $134 per time performed $1,296
an average of $59 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
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

17th 22nd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,462an average of $86 per time performed $516
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.26% of his services

18th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,760an average of $340 per time performed $1,414
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.26% of his services

19th 288th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,960an average of $140 per time performed $803
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.26% of his services

20th 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,800an average of $2,200 per time performed $8,764
an average of $626 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.

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David S Carlin
Average for Specialist Providers in Georgia

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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