Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $471 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,331
Rank: 69th
out of 444 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,565
Rank: 144th
out of 444 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.7 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$474K
Rank: 88th
out of 444 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$356 This Provider
Avg $471

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 49 different services in 2015
(33 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye for determination of lens power

Service Code: 76519
Performed in an office
908
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 25th

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

408
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$83,654.04an average of $92.13 per time performed $25,387.68
an average of $27.96 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
573
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 1st

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

570
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$85,950.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $46,115.04
an average of $80.48 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
561
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 8th

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

374
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,122,000.00an average of $2,000.00 per time performed $229,869.75
an average of $409.75 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
433
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 22nd

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

213
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$28,145.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $13,280.11
an average of $30.67 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
262
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 18th

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

262
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,470.00an average of $185.00 per time performed $31,301.14
an average of $119.47 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
241
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 3rd

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

207
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$25,305.00an average of $105.00 per time performed $14,508.20
an average of $60.20 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
159
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 17th

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

159
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,440.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $16,276.83
an average of $102.37 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 an office
136
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 24th

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

136
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$196,000.48an average of $1,441.18 per time performed $35,763.92
an average of $262.97 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 72nd

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,750.00an average of $95.00 per time performed $2,389.50
an average of $47.79 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.84% of his services

10th 32nd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$75,000.00an average of $2,500.00 per time performed $15,491.70
an average of $516.39 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.73% of his services

11th 2nd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,860.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $875.42
an average of $33.67 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of outer layer of cornea

Service Code: 65435
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.53% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,470.00an average of $130.00 per time performed $1,020.30
an average of $53.70 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.53% of his services

13th 51st

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$721.62an average of $37.98 per time performed $26.60
an average of $1.40 per time performed
medical
EYE

Transplant of outer layer of corneal tissue

Service Code: 65756
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.5% of his services

14th 88th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$38,250.00an average of $2,125.00 per time performed $15,852.42
an average of $880.69 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Fitting of contact lens for treatment of ocular surface d... +

Fitting of contact lens for treatment of ocular surface disease ×

Service Code: 92071
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.39% of his services

15th 107th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,450.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $402.78
an average of $28.77 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
11
times performed,
0.31% of his services

16th 12th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,375.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $489.94
an average of $44.54 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.

Jeffrey J Viscardi
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 2015 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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