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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
1,011
Rank: 181st
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,637
Rank: 75th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$381K
Rank: 154th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$377 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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Jonathan C. Lowry
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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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
3,814
times performed,
57% of his services

1st 4th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$38,140an average of $10 per time performed $15,256
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 ×

Service Code: 92012
Performed in an office
392
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

302
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$33,320an average of $85 per time performed $21,952
an average of $56 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
333
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 10th

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

311
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$49,950an average of $150 per time performed $23,643
an average of $71 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
266
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 1st

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

258
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,058an average of $113 per time performed $20,748
an average of $78 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
247
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 9th

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

112
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,573an average of $59 per time performed $7,163
an average of $29 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in an office
191
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 22nd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,292an average of $12 per time performed $764
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 33rd

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

164
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,295an average of $55 per time performed $3,042
an average of $18 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
138
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 56th

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

70
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$103,500an average of $750 per time performed $42,918
an average of $311 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
129
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 8th

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

89
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$244,455an average of $1,895 per time performed $71,595
an average of $555 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
127
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 57th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$38,481an average of $303 per time performed $14,859
an average of $117 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92082
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 44th

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

124
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,780an average of $95 per time performed $6,076
an average of $49 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 64th

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

86
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,703an average of $403 per time performed $18,685
an average of $185 per time performed
EYE

Repair of tendon of upper eyelid

Service Code: 67904
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
0.93% of his services

13th 70th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,908an average of $934 per time performed $22,258
an average of $359 per time performed
EYE

Dilation of tear-drainage opening

Service Code: 68801
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.89% of his services

14th 83rd

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,924an average of $236 per time performed $4,720
an average of $80 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.83% of his services

15th 32nd

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

55
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,250an average of $150 per time performed $3,465
an average of $63 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.8% of his services

16th 103rd

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,635an average of $295 per time performed $7,897
an average of $149 per time performed
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
51
times performed,
0.77% of his services

17th 37th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$40,545an average of $795 per time performed $11,373
an average of $223 per time performed
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 35th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$79,800an average of $1,995 per time performed $31,400
an average of $785 per time performed
EYE

Extensive repair of turning-outward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67917
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.54% of his services

19th 87th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,700an average of $1,075 per time performed $11,916
an average of $331 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
32
times performed,
0.48% of his services

20th 16th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,352an average of $136 per time performed $2,816
an average of $88 per time performed
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
27
times performed,
0.41% of his services

21st 46th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,565an average of $95 per time performed $1,188
an average of $44 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth

Service Code: 67800
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.36% of his services

22nd 118th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,680an average of $195 per time performed $1,992
an average of $83 per time performed
EYE

Repair of turning-inward eyelid defect

Service Code: 67924
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.36% of his services

23rd 137th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,800an average of $1,075 per time performed $8,208
an average of $342 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.35% of his services

24th 28th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,175an average of $225 per time performed $2,185
an average of $95 per time performed
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.35% of his services

25th 39th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,392an average of $104 per time performed $667
an average of $29 per time performed
EYE

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity +

Creation of drainage tract from tear sac to the nasal cavity ×

Service Code: 68720
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.3% of his services

26th 126th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,500an average of $1,675 per time performed $11,260
an average of $563 per time performed
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent +

Probing of nasal-tear duct with insertion of tube or stent ×

Service Code: 68815
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.3% of his services

27th 121st

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,500an average of $675 per time performed $2,020
an average of $101 per time performed
EYE

Probing of nasal-tear duct

Service Code: 68840
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

28th 72nd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,505an average of $265 per time performed $1,530
an average of $90 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
16
times performed,
0.24% of his services

29th 20th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,600an average of $225 per time performed $1,856
an average of $116 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.18% of his services

30th 117th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,300an average of $1,275 per time performed $5,916
an average of $493 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
12
times performed,
0.18% of his services

31st 11th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,500an average of $125 per time performed $804
an average of $67 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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