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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $467 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
807
Rank: 202nd
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,891
Rank: 98th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider
Avg 4.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$230K
Rank: 202nd
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$285 This Provider
Avg $467

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.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

JOSEPH KRUG

MIRIAM RIDLEY

MARC JAMES

BETH OWENS

FREDERICK WEIDMAN

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

THE PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Patients saw before

MARK MALTON MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

FREDERICK WEIDMAN

JONATHAN WILSON

Organizations

THE PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 78 different services in 2014
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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
3,130
times performed,
64% of his services

1st 5th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$38,687an average of $12 per time performed $12,927
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
396
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 1st

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

370
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$93,349an average of $236 per time performed $31,264
an average of $79 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
312
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

245
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$50,332an average of $161 per time performed $18,108
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 32nd

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

84
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,225an average of $85 per time performed $1,003
an average of $12 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
81
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 10th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$16,515an average of $204 per time performed $5,811
an average of $72 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
66
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 53rd

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

65
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,260an average of $110 per time performed $1,461
an average of $22 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
65
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 12th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,595an average of $163 per time performed $2,850
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
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
54
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 61st

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$19,320an average of $358 per time performed $7,098
an average of $131 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
53
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 17th

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

53
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,997an average of $283 per time performed $4,551
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 13th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,668an average of $109 per time performed $1,664
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 8th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,400an average of $131 per time performed $2,513
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
0.98% of his services

12th 9th

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

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$115,300an average of $2,402 per time performed $23,835
an average of $497 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
38
times performed,
0.78% of his services

13th 7th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,230an average of $138 per time performed $1,903
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.74% of his services

14th 71st

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,800an average of $1,439 per time performed $22,874
an average of $635 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball +

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball ×

Service Code: 92060
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.72% of his services

15th 44th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,725an average of $135 per time performed $1,617
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.61% of his services

16th 2nd

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,270an average of $109 per time performed $993
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.55% of his services

17th 37th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,413an average of $275 per time performed $2,607
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.47% of his services

18th 63rd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,200an average of $1,400 per time performed $12,520
an average of $544 per time performed
medical
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.47% of his services

19th 88th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,838an average of $254 per time performed $2,737
an average of $119 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
22
times performed,
0.45% of his services

20th 49th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,364an average of $153 per time performed $1,049
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.33% of his services

21st 70th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,400an average of $1,775 per time performed $8,418
an average of $526 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
12
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 25th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,200an average of $850 per time performed $2,926
an average of $244 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of over one-fourth of the eyelid involving lid ma... +

Removal of over one-fourth of the eyelid involving lid margin ×

Service Code: 67966
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.25% of his services

23rd 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,552an average of $1,796 per time performed $5,691
an average of $474 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 47th

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)
$4,724an average of $394 per time performed $1,868
an average of $156 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
11
times performed,
0.22% of his services

25th 20th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,438an average of $313 per time performed $1,309
an average of $119 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Mark L Malton
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

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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