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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $467 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
192
Rank: 378th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,103
Rank: 65th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
31.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$67.2K
Rank: 352nd
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$350 This Provider
Avg $467

Note: About 35% 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.

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.

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

TIMOTHY SAUNDERS MD

Patients saw after

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 different services in 2014
All Services

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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
5,500
times performed,
90% of his services

1st 5th

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

17
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$33,000an average of $6 per time performed $23,705
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
206
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 44th

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

143
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$25,956an average of $126 per time performed $9,017
an average of $44 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
128
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 10th

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

115
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,218an average of $205 per time performed $9,444
an average of $74 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 7th

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

53
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,354an average of $140 per time performed $3,609
an average of $49 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
57
times performed,
0.93% of his services

5th 12th

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

55
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,014an average of $123 per time performed $2,669
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
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
55
times performed,
0.9% of his services

6th 61st

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

17
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$27,921an average of $508 per time performed $7,573
an average of $138 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
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

7th 37th

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

17
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,691an average of $276 per time performed $1,252
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

8th 20th

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,355an average of $305 per time performed $1,004
an average of $91 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Timothy Gray Saunders
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

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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