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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $365 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,096
Rank: 22nd
out of 470 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,222
Rank: 62nd
out of 470 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 11.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$692K
Rank: 24th
out of 470 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$330 This Provider
Avg $365

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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Tushar R. Patel
Average for Specialist Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 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
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
1,955
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,269
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$149,440an average of $76 per time performed $91,318
an average of $47 per time performed
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
1,395
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 22nd

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

1,271
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$185,019an average of $133 per time performed $125,662
an average of $90 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
533
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 68th

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

350
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$433,771an average of $814 per time performed $251,310
an average of $472 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
528
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 81st

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

505
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$39,964an average of $76 per time performed $26,891
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye for determination of lens power

Service Code: 76519
Performed in an office
505
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

372
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,096an average of $91 per time performed $24,109
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
417
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 44th

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

378
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,325an average of $49 per time performed $13,644
an average of $33 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
349
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 120th

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

349
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,564an average of $159 per time performed $35,954
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 127th

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

244
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,866an average of $49 per time performed $8,253
an average of $31 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
209
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 224th

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

169
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$77,644an average of $372 per time performed $51,297
an average of $245 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
190
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 102nd

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

185
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,623an average of $72 per time performed $8,805
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Examination of cornea and iris using lens device and slit... +

Examination of cornea and iris using lens device and slit lamp ×

Service Code: 92020
Performed in an office
159
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

156
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,722an average of $30 per time performed $2,934
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Microscopic evaluation of deep cells of the eye

Service Code: 92286
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

146
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,938an average of $81 per time performed $3,231
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of corneal structure and measurement

Service Code: 76514
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 372nd

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

84
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,387an average of $16 per time performed $878
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelashes by forceps

Service Code: 67820
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 413th

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,845an average of $86 per time performed $3,826
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
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
77
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 5th

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

77
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,649an average of $112 per time performed $5,733
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 32nd

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

74
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,577an average of $116 per time performed $5,606
an average of $76 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
52
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th 45th

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

51
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,690an average of $90 per time performed $2,823
an average of $54 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
38
times performed,
0.53% of his services

18th 15th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,816an average of $48 per time performed $1,212
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth with suture closure

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.4% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,892an average of $307 per time performed $5,797
an average of $200 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.36% of his services

20th 25th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$156an average of $6 per time performed $34
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66982
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 487th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$18,060an average of $860 per time performed $12,233
an average of $583 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 288th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$847an average of $47 per time performed $610
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EYE

Closure of tear duct opening using plug

Service Code: 68761
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,237an average of $265 per time performed $2,405
an average of $150 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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