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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
779
Rank: 244th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,559
Rank: 48th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$169K
Rank: 268th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$217 This Provider
Avg $437

Note: About 16% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 36 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
6,375
times performed,
74% of his services

1st 5th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$37,294an average of $6 per time performed $27,413
an average of $4 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
534
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 45th

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

325
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$34,710an average of $65 per time performed $25,045
an average of $47 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
489
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 1st

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

459
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$58,773an average of $120 per time performed $39,511
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
347
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 7th

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

215
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$27,673an average of $80 per time performed $17,249
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: 92083
Performed in an office
223
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 10th

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

196
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,077an average of $99 per time performed $10,334
an average of $46 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
118
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 59th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$69,225an average of $587 per time performed $15,680
an average of $133 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
112
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 2nd

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

99
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,296an average of $83 per time performed $6,489
an average of $58 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
96
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 20th

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

96
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,275an average of $180 per time performed $11,095
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
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
89
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 64th

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

68
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,515an average of $28 per time performed $1,258
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.47% of his services

10th 12th

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,440an average of $86 per time performed $1,237
an average of $31 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
25
times performed,
0.29% of his services

11th 16th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,616an average of $145 per time performed $2,683
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.25% of his services

12th 17th

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: 1.2)
$1,596an average of $76 per time performed $1,063
an average of $51 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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