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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
198
Rank: 420th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,824
Rank: 70th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
34.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$69.3K
Rank: 381st
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$350 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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Timothy G. Saunders
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.

Organizations

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

Patients saw before

Timothy G. Saunders

Patients saw after

Individuals

DALE RICHARDS

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 8 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
6,291
times performed,
92% of his services

1st 4th

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

21
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$37,746an average of $6 per time performed $25,164
an average of $4 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
184
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 52nd

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

137
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$25,944an average of $141 per time performed $8,096
an average of $44 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
99
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd 10th

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

89
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,602an average of $198 per time performed $7,524
an average of $76 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
64
times performed,
0.94% of his services

4th 57th

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

21
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$42,688an average of $667 per time performed $12,096
an average of $189 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
64
times performed,
0.94% of his services

5th 11th

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

61
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,432an average of $163 per time performed $4,096
an average of $64 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
49
times performed,
0.72% of his services

6th 28th

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

46
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,083an average of $267 per time performed $5,047
an average of $103 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
39
times performed,
0.57% of his services

7th 1st

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

36
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,736an average of $224 per time performed $3,159
an average of $81 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
34
times performed,
0.5% of his services

8th 2nd

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

28
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,236an average of $154 per time performed $2,006
an average of $59 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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