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How This Provider Compares

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
2,105
Rank: 18th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,797
Rank: 46th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.2 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$734K
Rank: 52nd
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$349 This Provider
Avg $437

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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Daniel K. Messner
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 49 different services in 2013
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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
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
2,710
times performed,
31% of his services

1st 7th

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

1,347
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$213,927an average of $79 per time performed $127,316
an average of $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
1,220
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

864
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$114,704an average of $94 per time performed $66,368
an average of $54 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
1,173
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 10th

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

1,029
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$127,423an average of $109 per time performed $52,116
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
783
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 9th

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

330
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$39,181an average of $50 per time performed $23,553
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
458
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 8th

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

315
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,001,248an average of $2,186 per time performed $203,728
an average of $445 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
407
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

394
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$55,735an average of $137 per time performed $33,081
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
264
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 12th

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

261
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,744an average of $71 per time performed $7,878
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
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
255
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 24th

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

241
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,500an average of $100 per time performed $4,830
an average of $19 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
235
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 16th

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

235
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,650an average of $164 per time performed $24,104
an average of $103 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
226
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 11th

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

217
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,483an average of $117 per time performed $15,820
an average of $70 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
191
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 25th

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

163
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$142,093an average of $744 per time performed $44,291
an average of $232 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in an office
160
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 18th

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

50
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$480an average of $3 per time performed $189
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EYE

Laser repair to improve eye fluid flow

Service Code: 65855
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 44th

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

127
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$165,806an average of $1,168 per time performed $36,392
an average of $256 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 28th

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

106
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,862an average of $27 per time performed $1,046
an average of $10 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
74
times performed,
0.84% of his services

15th 21st

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

67
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,162an average of $56 per time performed $2,339
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.53% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$658an average of $14 per time performed $149
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye for determination of lens power

Service Code: 76519
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.51% of his services

17th 22nd

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,365an average of $97 per time performed $1,103
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.51% of his services

18th 34th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$107,500an average of $2,389 per time performed $23,146
an average of $514 per time performed
medical
EYE

Creation of eye fluid drainage tract

Service Code: 66170
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.45% of his services

19th 105th

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$80,200an average of $2,005 per time performed $36,833
an average of $921 per time performed
medical
EYE

Creation of eye fluid drainage tracts in iris using laser +

Creation of eye fluid drainage tracts in iris using laser ×

Service Code: 66761
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.35% of his services

20th 62nd

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

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$58,536an average of $1,888 per time performed $9,384
an average of $303 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fluorouracil, 500 mg

Service Code: J9190
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.25% of his services

21st 113th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.52% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$110an average of $5 per time performed $35
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
EYE

Injection into conjunctiva

Service Code: 68200
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 104th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.52% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,080an average of $140 per time performed $683
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd 3rd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$1,349an average of $71 per time performed $581
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.18% of his services

24th 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.67% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,346an average of $84 per time performed $602
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye disease, growth, or structure

Service Code: 76512
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 50th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,029an average of $233 per time performed $909
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, new patient ×

Service Code: 92002
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

26th 43rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,100an average of $92 per time performed $711
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
EYE

Destruction of lens tissue using laser

Service Code: 66710
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,892an average of $991 per time performed $3,704
an average of $309 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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