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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $471 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
774
Rank: 206th
out of 444 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,713
Rank: 275th
out of 444 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$102K
Rank: 312th
out of 444 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$132 This Provider
Avg $471

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 different services in 2015
(14 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
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
649
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 1st

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

589
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$155,760.00an average of $240.00 per time performed $51,926.49
an average of $80.01 per time performed
medical
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
509
times performed,
30% of his services

2nd 22nd

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

174
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$41,738.00an average of $82.00 per time performed $15,229.28
an average of $29.92 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
217
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

147
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$35,805.00an average of $165.00 per time performed $12,638.08
an average of $58.24 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
72
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 12th

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

58
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,736.00an average of $163.00 per time performed $3,342.96
an average of $46.43 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 2nd

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,886.00an average of $109.00 per time performed $1,759.32
an average of $32.58 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
43
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 17th

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

43
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,427.00an average of $289.00 per time performed $3,985.24
an average of $92.68 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 29th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,050.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $351.40
an average of $10.04 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 31st

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,150.00an average of $350.00 per time performed $2,732.38
an average of $94.22 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser +

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser ×

Service Code: 66821
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 24th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$23,800.00an average of $850.00 per time performed $6,776.84
an average of $242.03 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 52nd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,000.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $689.20
an average of $34.46 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.

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Paul G Galentine
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 2015 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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