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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
1,097
Rank: 157th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,261
Rank: 265th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.1 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$130K
Rank: 317th
out of 490 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$118 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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Paul G. Galentine
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

JOSEPH BIBER

FREDERICK WEIDMAN

JOSEPH KRUG

MARC JAMES

RICHARD DUNLOP

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

Paul G. Galentine

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSEPH BIBER

FREDERICK WEIDMAN

JOSEPH KRUG

MARK MALTON

STUART WERNIKOFF

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

THE PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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
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
866
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 1st

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

789
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$200,046an average of $231 per time performed $67,548
an average of $78 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
784
times performed,
35% of his services

2nd 19th

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

330
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$62,720an average of $80 per time performed $22,736
an average of $29 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
271
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

218
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$42,818an average of $158 per time performed $15,176
an average of $56 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
85
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 11th

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

76
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,855an average of $163 per time performed $4,760
an average of $56 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
53
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 16th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,787an average of $279 per time performed $4,770
an average of $90 per time performed
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 3rd

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,123an average of $109 per time performed $1,551
an average of $33 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 an office
40
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 27th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$34,000an average of $850 per time performed $9,680
an average of $242 per time performed
MEDICINE

Computerized mapping of corneal curvature

Service Code: 92025
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 47th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,800an average of $70 per time performed $1,080
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 30th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$750an average of $30 per time performed $225
an average of $9 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
18
times performed,
0.8% of his services

10th 5th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,430an average of $135 per time performed $864
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Microscopic evaluation of deep cells of the eye

Service Code: 92286
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.75% of his services

11th 49th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,335an average of $255 per time performed $1,326
an average of $78 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
15
times performed,
0.66% of his services

12th 46th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,250an average of $150 per time performed $825
an average of $55 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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