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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
1,314
Rank: 106th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,135
Rank: 31st
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.5 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$444K
Rank: 115th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$338 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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Bettina B. Meekins
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 87 different services in 2013
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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
7,598
times performed,
68% of her services

1st 5th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$45,588an average of $6 per time performed $31,836
an average of $4 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
594
times performed,
5% of her services

2nd 1st

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

578
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$71,292an average of $120 per time performed $48,072
an average of $81 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
375
times performed,
3% of her services

3rd 21st

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

306
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$18,750an average of $50 per time performed $10,733
an average of $29 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
307
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 2nd

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

268
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$35,305an average of $115 per time performed $17,035
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 30th

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

188
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,720an average of $70 per time performed $2,577
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 9th

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

140
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$34,300an average of $184 per time performed $9,240
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
164
times performed,
1% of her services

7th 8th

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

127
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$406,884an average of $2,481 per time performed $77,820
an average of $475 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
1% of her services

8th 12th

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

150
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,800an average of $50 per time performed $4,785
an average of $31 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
141
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 10th

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

131
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,818an average of $98 per time performed $6,566
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
1% of her services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

127
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,985an average of $55 per time performed $3,636
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve mus... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 59th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$25,700an average of $229 per time performed $13,894
an average of $124 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
107
times performed,
0.96% of her services

12th 43rd

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

107
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,630an average of $90 per time performed $5,382
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92081
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
0.96% of her services

13th 48th

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

104
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,125an average of $76 per time performed $2,390
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.66% of her services

14th 68th

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$96,250an average of $1,301 per time performed $38,009
an average of $514 per time performed
medical
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
0.5% of her services

15th 84th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$61,768an average of $1,103 per time performed $13,559
an average of $242 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
50
times performed,
0.45% of her services

16th 16th

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,040an average of $161 per time performed $4,898
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.39% of her services

17th 97th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,835an average of $345 per time performed $4,996
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.34% of her services

18th 90th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$86,008an average of $2,263 per time performed $24,546
an average of $646 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.34% of her services

19th 3rd

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$1,900an average of $50 per time performed $1,262
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.33% of her services

20th 124th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,120an average of $1,192 per time performed $14,806
an average of $400 per time performed
medical
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.33% of her services

21st 87th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,125an average of $274 per time performed $3,687
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth with suture closure

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.23% of her services

22nd 61st

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,400an average of $400 per time performed $4,932
an average of $190 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
25
times performed,
0.22% of her services

23rd 25th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$20,675an average of $827 per time performed $6,363
an average of $255 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.22% of her services

24th 65th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,620an average of $2,068 per time performed $10,132
an average of $422 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or... +

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or lips (20 sq centimeters or less) ×

Service Code: 15260
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.2% of her services

25th 135th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,636an average of $938 per time performed $14,074
an average of $640 per time performed
medical
EYE

Temporary closure of eyelids by suture

Service Code: 67875
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.16% of her services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,300an average of $350 per time performed $684
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.14% of her services

27th 28th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$560an average of $35 per time performed $150
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.13% of her services

28th 116th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,810an average of $1,654 per time performed $8,820
an average of $588 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.13% of her services

29th 108th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.99% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,400an average of $600 per time performed $1,407
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.13% of her services

30th 34th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.99% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$45,150an average of $3,225 per time performed $8,380
an average of $599 per time performed
medical
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.12% of her services

31st 71st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.84% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,000an average of $308 per time performed $1,356
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.11% of her services

32nd 17th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.91% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,080an average of $90 per time performed $591
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
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, or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.11% of her services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.84% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,002an average of $1,333 per time performed $5,635
an average of $470 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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