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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $437 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
213
Rank: 392nd
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,688
Rank: 58th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
36.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$79.9K
Rank: 361st
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$375 This Provider
Avg $437

Note: About 38% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 28 different services in 2013
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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
7,050
times performed,
92% of his services

1st 5th

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$41,454an average of $6 per time performed $30,245
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
192
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 45th

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

134
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,388an average of $127 per time performed $8,544
an average of $45 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
97
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd 11th

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

90
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,759an average of $214 per time performed $6,958
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve mus... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.92% of his services

4th 59th

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$36,796an average of $518 per time performed $10,150
an average of $143 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
70
times performed,
0.91% of his services

5th 10th

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

67
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,988an average of $128 per time performed $3,376
an average of $48 per time performed
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
62
times performed,
0.81% of his services

6th 1st

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

61
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,856an average of $240 per time performed $5,710
an average of $92 per time performed
medical
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,
0.44% of his services

7th 2nd

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,617an average of $165 per time performed $2,018
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.39% of his services

8th 31st

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

27
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,208an average of $274 per time performed $2,960
an average of $99 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
24
times performed,
0.31% of his services

9th 7th

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

24
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,312an average of $138 per time performed $1,274
an average of $53 per time performed

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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