Treatment Tracker

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, $132 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,708
Rank: 1st
out of 25 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,743
Rank: 3rd
out of 25 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 5.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$387K
Rank: 1st
out of 25 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$227 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $132

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 within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

ASHFAQ URAIZEE

MARK ZUKAITIS

CHARLES HORD

JOAN BUCARIA

SEAN GRIFFITH

Organizations

THE PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

Patients saw before

WILLIAM BRANNER M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 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
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
1,457
times performed,
39% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,321
patients got this service, 77% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$182,125an average of $125 per time performed $123,626
an average of $85 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
665
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 6th

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

446
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$59,850an average of $90 per time performed $39,834
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
373
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

164
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,892an average of $139 per time performed $11,563
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
254
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

167
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$683,768an average of $2,692 per time performed $126,141
an average of $497 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
182
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 9th

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

182
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,432an average of $156 per time performed $17,789
an average of $98 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
167
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 10th

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

156
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,714an average of $142 per time performed $7,829
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 13th

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

98
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,740an average of $134 per time performed $3,594
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

97
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,431an average of $59 per time performed $3,112
an average of $29 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
92
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

91
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$111,000an average of $1,207 per time performed $25,620
an average of $278 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 5th

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,260an average of $140 per time performed $3,416
an average of $58 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
48
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 8th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,280an average of $110 per time performed $2,212
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,000an average of $175 per time performed $414
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.88% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,609an average of $594 per time performed $3,887
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.43% of his services

14th 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, 0.7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,832an average of $177 per time performed $563
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.35% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,337an average of $334 per time performed $1,018
an average of $78 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
11
times performed,
0.29% of his services

16th 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, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,100an average of $100 per time performed $564
an average of $51 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.

William A Branner
Average for Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management 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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