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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
147
Rank: 433rd
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,716
Rank: 50th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
52.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$60.2K
Rank: 393rd
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$409 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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Edward Buckley
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.

Individuals

GUY DEAR

Organizations

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Edward Buckley

Patients saw after

Individuals

GUY DEAR

Organizations

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 9 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
7,300
times performed,
95% of his services

1st 4th

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

23
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$80,300an average of $11 per time performed $29,200
an average of $4 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
140
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 57th

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

23
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$81,060an average of $579 per time performed $13,580
an average of $97 per time performed
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
67
times performed,
0.87% of his services

3rd 10th

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

65
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,998an average of $194 per time performed $4,288
an average of $64 per time performed
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
63
times performed,
0.82% of his services

4th 19th

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

23
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,166an average of $82 per time performed $1,953
an average of $31 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
57
times performed,
0.74% of his services

5th 5th

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

50
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,410an average of $130 per time performed $2,622
an average of $46 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
30
times performed,
0.39% of his services

6th 52nd

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

29
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,750an average of $225 per time performed $1,440
an average of $48 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
30
times performed,
0.39% of his services

7th 20th

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

30
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,520an average of $284 per time performed $3,330
an average of $111 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 a facility
16
times performed,
0.21% of his services

8th 42nd

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

13
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,064an average of $129 per time performed $272
an average of $17 per time performed
EYE

Insertion of adjustable sutures during eye muscle surgery +

Insertion of adjustable sutures during eye muscle surgery ×

Service Code: 67335
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

9th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,261an average of $1,097 per time performed $1,482
an average of $114 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 "." 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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