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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $437 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,022
Rank: 181st
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,046
Rank: 283rd
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$122K
Rank: 317th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$119 This Provider
Avg $437

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 different services in 2013
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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
820
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 1st

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

770
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$189,420an average of $231 per time performed $64,181
an average of $78 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
635
times performed,
31% of his services

2nd 21st

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

283
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$50,800an average of $80 per time performed $18,320
an average of $29 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
229
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

191
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$36,182an average of $158 per time performed $13,557
an average of $59 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
75
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 10th

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

62
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,225an average of $163 per time performed $3,381
an average of $45 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
41
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 16th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,439an average of $279 per time performed $3,549
an average of $87 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
40
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 7th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,400an average of $135 per time performed $1,948
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 3rd

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,251an average of $109 per time performed $1,305
an average of $33 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
35
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 25th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$29,750an average of $850 per time performed $8,798
an average of $251 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 28th

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)
$990an average of $30 per time performed $320
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Computerized mapping of corneal curvature

Service Code: 92025
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.98% of his services

10th 38th

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)
$1,400an average of $70 per time performed $561
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.93% of his services

11th 32nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,325an average of $333 per time performed $1,909
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
0.54% of his services

12th 43rd

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)
$1,650an average of $150 per time performed $679
an average of $62 per time performed

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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