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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $379 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
746
Rank: 266th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,902
Rank: 49th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$147K
Rank: 301st
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$198 This Provider
Avg $379

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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Robert E. Wiggins
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

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.

Patients saw before

Robert E. Wiggins

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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
6,104
times performed,
77% of his services

1st 4th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$36,624an average of $6 per time performed $24,416
an average of $4 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
433
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 1st

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

415
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$51,960an average of $120 per time performed $34,207
an average of $79 per time performed
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
413
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 52nd

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

275
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,845an average of $65 per time performed $18,585
an average of $45 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
235
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 5th

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

155
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,920an average of $72 per time performed $11,985
an average of $51 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
185
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 2nd

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

165
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,355an average of $83 per time performed $10,175
an average of $55 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92083
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 11th

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

152
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,731an average of $99 per time performed $10,816
an average of $64 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
104
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 57th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$60,424an average of $581 per time performed $17,680
an average of $170 per time performed
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
87
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 16th

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

87
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,441an average of $143 per time performed $8,178
an average of $94 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.92% of his services

9th 55th

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

56
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,825an average of $25 per time performed $1,022
an average of $14 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
57
times performed,
0.72% of his services

10th 20th

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

57
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,177an average of $161 per time performed $6,441
an average of $113 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.34% of his services

11th 14th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,322an average of $86 per time performed $783
an average of $29 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.19% of his services

12th 17th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,140an average of $76 per time performed $720
an average of $48 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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