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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
689
Rank: 237th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,076
Rank: 47th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$149K
Rank: 261st
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$216 This Provider
Avg $467

Note: About 18% 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.

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

WILLIAM BRIDGES

WILLIAM HAYNES

ANDRE MACDONALD

WILLIAM MARX

JEFFREY GOLDSTEIN

Organizations

MISSION HOSPITAL, INC.

FLETCHER HOSPITAL INC.

Patients saw before

ROBERT WIGGINS M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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
6,238
times performed,
77% of his services

1st 5th

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$36,492an average of $6 per time performed $26,761
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
473
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 44th

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

295
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,726an average of $65 per time performed $22,198
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
424
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 1st

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

403
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$55,196an average of $130 per time performed $35,692
an average of $84 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
253
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 7th

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

165
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$20,437an average of $81 per time performed $12,630
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
197
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 12th

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

182
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,487an average of $99 per time performed $8,891
an average of $45 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
105
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 20th

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

105
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,949an average of $180 per time performed $12,147
an average of $116 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
101
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 61st

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$56,550an average of $560 per time performed $12,739
an average of $126 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
82
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 67th

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

66
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,457an average of $30 per time performed $1,153
an average of $14 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
74
times performed,
0.92% of his services

9th 3rd

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

71
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,650an average of $90 per time performed $4,264
an average of $58 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
30
times performed,
0.37% of his services

10th 17th

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: 1)
$4,883an average of $163 per time performed $2,895
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.33% of his services

11th 13th

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 $850
an average of $31 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.

Robert Earl Wiggins
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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