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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
1,240
Rank: 100th
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,820
Rank: 38th
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$343K
Rank: 111th
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$276 This Provider
Avg $330

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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David S. Carlin
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in Georgia

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
2,969
times performed,
51% of his services

1st 13th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$38,597an average of $13 per time performed $11,876
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
702
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

701
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$98,280an average of $140 per time performed $54,756
an average of $78 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
611
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 4th

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

370
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$57,434an average of $94 per time performed $29,328
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
392
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 5th

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

159
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$45,472an average of $116 per time performed $11,760
an average of $30 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
243
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 7th

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

157
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$478,710an average of $1,970 per time performed $140,940
an average of $580 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
212
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 10th

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

212
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,920an average of $160 per time performed $18,656
an average of $88 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
120
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 22nd

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

94
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$95,400an average of $795 per time performed $28,680
an average of $239 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
93
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 8th

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

92
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,020an average of $140 per time performed $6,603
an average of $71 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
90
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 14th

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

84
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,880an average of $132 per time performed $6,570
an average of $73 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 9th

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

70
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,600an average of $80 per time performed $2,520
an average of $36 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
58
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 18th

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

58
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,524an average of $78 per time performed $1,102
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.96% of his services

12th 3rd

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,480an average of $80 per time performed $1,904
an average of $34 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
29
times performed,
0.5% of his services

13th 15th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,494an average of $86 per time performed $841
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.48% of his services

14th 51st

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$64,624an average of $2,308 per time performed $17,696
an average of $632 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
28
times performed,
0.48% of his services

15th 40th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,080an average of $110 per time performed $952
an average of $34 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
27
times performed,
0.46% of his services

16th 57th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$14,580an average of $540 per time performed $3,240
an average of $120 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th 30th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,028an average of $78 per time performed $416
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.43% of his services

18th 21st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,450an average of $58 per time performed $275
an average of $11 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.24% of his services

19th 31st

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)
$1,876an average of $134 per time performed $826
an average of $59 per time performed
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.24% of his services

20th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,760an average of $340 per time performed $994
an average of $71 per time performed
MEDICINE

Microscopic evaluation of deep cells of the eye

Service Code: 92286
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.22% of his services

21st 48th

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: 1.2)
$2,925an average of $225 per time performed $1,053
an average of $81 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 "Specialist." 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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