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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $330 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
415
Rank: 292nd
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,414
Rank: 31st
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
15.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$174K
Rank: 219th
out of 393 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$419 This Provider
Avg $330

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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Kenneth R. Neufeld
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in Georgia

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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
5,164
times performed,
81% of his services

1st 13th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$30,984an average of $6 per time performed $20,656
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
329
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 4th

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

255
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$41,125an average of $125 per time performed $16,779
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 30th

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

152
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,560an average of $80 per time performed $2,826
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92081
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 40th

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

115
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,700an average of $100 per time performed $4,446
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
89
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 51st

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

51
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$146,761an average of $1,649 per time performed $30,260
an average of $340 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 57th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$29,822an average of $403 per time performed $8,288
an average of $112 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 14th

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

72
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,024an average of $176 per time performed $5,476
an average of $74 per time performed
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 56th

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

41
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,480an average of $280 per time performed $5,214
an average of $79 per time performed
EYE

Removal of tissue, muscle, and membrane to correct eyelid... +

Removal of tissue, muscle, and membrane to correct eyelid drooping or paralysis ×

Service Code: 67908
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
0.8% of his services

9th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$72,777an average of $1,427 per time performed $13,362
an average of $262 per time performed
EYE

Enlargement of eyelid margin

Service Code: 67950
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.7% of his services

10th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$56,385an average of $1,253 per time performed $13,320
an average of $296 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
34
times performed,
0.53% of his services

11th 17th

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

34
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,214an average of $271 per time performed $3,672
an average of $108 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
33
times performed,
0.51% of his services

12th 31st

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

33
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,874an average of $178 per time performed $2,409
an average of $73 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.44% of his services

13th 47th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$66,416an average of $2,372 per time performed $10,444
an average of $373 per time performed
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent +

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent ×

Service Code: 68815
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.44% of his services

14th 105th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,680an average of $810 per time performed $3,024
an average of $108 per time performed
EYE

Insertion of probe into the tear duct

Service Code: 68810
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.33% of his services

15th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,030an average of $430 per time performed $3,423
an average of $163 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
20
times performed,
0.31% of his services

16th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,100an average of $1,155 per time performed $2,620
an average of $131 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

17th 54th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,000an average of $625 per time performed $3,248
an average of $203 per time performed
EYE

Suture repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67921
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

18th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,360an average of $835 per time performed $2,032
an average of $127 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
15
times performed,
0.23% of his services

19th 1st

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,435an average of $229 per time performed $1,275
an average of $85 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
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

20th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,730an average of $2,195 per time performed $8,302
an average of $593 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Muscle flap wound repair at head and neck

Service Code: 15732
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,500an average of $3,625 per time performed $10,248
an average of $854 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

22nd 2nd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,749an average of $159 per time performed $737
an average of $67 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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