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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, $391 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,634
Rank: 28th
out of 194 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,819
Rank: 81st
out of 194 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.3 This Provider
Avg 4.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$451K
Rank: 58th
out of 194 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$276 This Provider
Avg $391

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 54 different services in 2015
(29 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
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
1,064
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 1st

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

967
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$181,944.00an average of $171.00 per time performed $81,534.32
an average of $76.63 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
423
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 18th

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

423
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$85,424.85an average of $201.95 per time performed $39,977.73
an average of $94.51 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
414
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 8th

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

264
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$541,512.00an average of $1,308.00 per time performed $176,264.64
an average of $425.76 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
292
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

214
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$34,239.92an average of $117.26 per time performed $15,140.20
an average of $51.85 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
190
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 3rd

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

151
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$19,404.70an average of $102.13 per time performed $9,644.40
an average of $50.76 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
176
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 12th

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

174
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,222.56an average of $80.81 per time performed $5,287.04
an average of $30.04 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
150
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 20th

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

111
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,620.50an average of $57.47 per time performed $4,236.00
an average of $28.24 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
145
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 11th

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

143
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,976.15an average of $130.87 per time performed $5,988.50
an average of $41.30 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 7th

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

138
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,963.39an average of $158.01 per time performed $8,765.34
an average of $63.06 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
101
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 6th

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

97
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,305.54an average of $151.54 per time performed $7,799.22
an average of $77.22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye for determination of lens power

Service Code: 76519
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 29th

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

98
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,826.24an average of $149.76 per time performed $5,915.25
an average of $59.75 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in a facility
91
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 50th

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

91
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,378.00an average of $158.00 per time performed $2,144.87
an average of $23.57 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye for determination of lens power

Service Code: 76519
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

76
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,339.96an average of $149.21 per time performed $1,789.80
an average of $23.55 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 a facility
68
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 27th

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$36,541.84an average of $537.38 per time performed $14,477.88
an average of $212.91 per time performed
medical
EYE

Laser repair to improve eye fluid flow, 1 or more sessions +

Laser repair to improve eye fluid flow, 1 or more sessions ×

Service Code: 65855
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 41st

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$42,831.84an average of $892.33 per time performed $11,325.12
an average of $235.94 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
38
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 43rd

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,203.94an average of $110.63 per time performed $1,881.76
an average of $49.52 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.89% of his services

17th 19th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,592.04an average of $135.06 per time performed $1,898.22
an average of $55.83 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
32
times performed,
0.84% of his services

18th 24th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,560.00an average of $48.75 per time performed $633.60
an average of $19.80 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.76% of his services

19th 2nd

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,369.88an average of $81.72 per time performed $939.31
an average of $32.39 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.63% of his services

20th 34th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$34,499.04an average of $1,437.46 per time performed $12,789.60
an average of $532.90 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.55% of his services

21st 25th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$560.07an average of $26.67 per time performed $220.08
an average of $10.48 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
21
times performed,
0.55% of his services

22nd 23rd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,043.04an average of $478.24 per time performed $4,778.76
an average of $227.56 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
20
times performed,
0.52% of his services

23rd 13th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,740.00an average of $237.00 per time performed $2,334.40
an average of $116.72 per time performed
medical
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Internal insertion of eye fluid drainage device

Service Code: 0191T
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.5% of his services

24th 66th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,068.00an average of $1,372.00 per time performed $16,491.62
an average of $867.98 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.34% of his services

25th 26th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,015.00an average of $155.00 per time performed $983.71
an average of $75.67 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.

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James Waid Blackstone
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in Alabama

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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