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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
1,074
Rank: 165th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,761
Rank: 71st
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$391K
Rank: 145th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$364 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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Roderick N. Hargrove
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.

Patients saw before

Roderick N. Hargrove

Patients saw after

Individuals

JAMES REYNOLDS

MARY PRINCE

JAMES PARKER

THOMAS WILLIAMS

LORI DOWELL

Organizations

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FRYE REGIONAL MEDICAL C...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 27 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
3,715
times performed,
55% of his services

1st 4th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$48,295an average of $13 per time performed $14,860
an average of $4 per time performed
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
799
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 5th

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

648
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$95,880an average of $120 per time performed $38,352
an average of $48 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
360
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 56th

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

184
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$541,440an average of $1,504 per time performed $110,520
an average of $307 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92082
Performed in an office
324
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 44th

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

312
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$37,260an average of $115 per time performed $15,552
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 33rd

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

305
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,920an average of $160 per time performed $5,304
an average of $17 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
227
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 1st

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

221
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$31,780an average of $140 per time performed $17,479
an average of $77 per time performed
EYE

Repair of brow paralysis

Service Code: 67900
Performed in a facility
204
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 89th

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

113
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$427,380an average of $2,095 per time performed $41,004
an average of $201 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
108
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 57th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$35,964an average of $333 per time performed $10,908
an average of $101 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
88
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 70th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$180,400an average of $2,050 per time performed $30,976
an average of $352 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
0.89% of his services

10th 8th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$154,980an average of $2,583 per time performed $32,160
an average of $536 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
59
times performed,
0.87% of his services

11th 10th

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

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,800an average of $200 per time performed $3,776
an average of $64 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.84% of his services

12th 32nd

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

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,970an average of $210 per time performed $4,104
an average of $72 per time performed
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
53
times performed,
0.78% of his services

13th 16th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,480an average of $160 per time performed $4,770
an average of $90 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.74% of his services

14th 9th

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,400an average of $228 per time performed $2,700
an average of $54 per time performed
EYE

Enlargement of eyelid margin

Service Code: 67950
Performed in a facility
46
times performed,
0.68% of his services

15th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$58,742an average of $1,277 per time performed $10,396
an average of $226 per time performed
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th 83rd

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,460an average of $215 per time performed $3,696
an average of $84 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of the face, ... +

Removal of growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11440
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.58% of his services

17th 131st

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,920an average of $280 per time performed $2,691
an average of $69 per time performed
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
37
times performed,
0.55% of his services

18th 20th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,100an average of $300 per time performed $4,181
an average of $113 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, e... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11441
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.37% of his services

19th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,750an average of $350 per time performed $2,950
an average of $118 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.37% of his services

20th 67th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,500an average of $1,500 per time performed $7,875
an average of $315 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
24
times performed,
0.35% of his services

21st 11th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,200an average of $175 per time performed $1,608
an average of $67 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.28% of his services

22nd 39th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,750an average of $250 per time performed $665
an average of $35 per time performed
EYE

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity +

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity ×

Service Code: 68720
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.28% of his services

23rd 126th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,890an average of $2,310 per time performed $10,564
an average of $556 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 19th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,445an average of $85 per time performed $425
an average of $25 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

25th 117th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,500an average of $1,500 per time performed $6,734
an average of $518 per time performed
EYE

Suture repair of a turning-outward defect of upper or low... +

Suture repair of a turning-outward defect of upper or lower eyelid ×

Service Code: 67914
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

26th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,875an average of $1,375 per time performed $1,417
an average of $109 per time performed
EYE

Temporary closure of eyelids by suture

Service Code: 67875
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,600an average of $1,050 per time performed $408
an average of $34 per time performed
EYE

Repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67924
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.18% of his services

28th 137th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,900an average of $1,325 per time performed $4,068
an average of $339 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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