Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

EYE

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule

Using laser

Service Code: 66821, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$2,515,430.51

Total Times Performed (or Units)

1,056,691

Rank Among All Services

280

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
94,041 Florida
73,107 Illinois
67,678 California
60,087 North Carolina
58,381 Texas
36,826 Kentucky
36,079 Pennsylvania
35,422 Indiana
34,856 Ohio
29,726 South Carolina
29,693 New York
27,826 Wisconsin
27,627 Michigan
27,215 Missouri
26,810 Georgia
25,862 Massachusetts
25,534 New Jersey
24,747 Virginia
24,534 Arizona
24,099 Washington
23,976 Tennessee
18,354 Maine
17,155 Mississippi
17,002 Alabama
15,795 Kansas
15,651 Arkansas
15,620 Minnesota
15,363 Oklahoma
15,184 Maryland
14,301 Colorado
14,290 Louisiana
8,504 Oregon
7,996 Iowa
7,651 Nevada
6,420 Connecticut
6,231 Nebraska
5,734 West Virginia
5,023 Idaho
4,856 South Dakota
4,661 Utah
4,288 Delaware
4,016 New Hampshire
3,461 Montana
3,078 New Mexico
2,968 North Dakota
2,017 Hawaii
1,779 Rhode Island
1,454 Wyoming
1,302 Vermont
836 Alaska
737 Washington, DC

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
KIRK KVITLE

QUINCY, Ill. 62301

Optometrist

6%

of this provider's 868 patients got this service
6,391

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 868 patients got this service
1.3
MATTHEW WANER

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. 28557

Optometrist

6%

of this provider's 667 patients got this service
5,744

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 667 patients got this service
1
STEVEN WEARDEN

MANNING, S.C. 29102

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 1,442 patients got this service
5,134

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,442 patients got this service
1.5
PATRICK PATTERSON

BEAUFORT, N.C. 28516

Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management

4%

of this provider's 1,004 patients got this service
5,024

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 1,004 patients got this service
1
ALAN MONTGOMERY

SALEM, Ill. 62881

Optometrist

7%

of this provider's 703 patients got this service
4,775

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 703 patients got this service
1.2
JULIE HENRY

FOND DU LAC, Wis. 54935

Optometrist

5%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
4,227

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
1.2
ROBERT MCLEAR

GREENVILLE, Ohio 45331

Optometrist

4%

of this provider's 785 patients got this service
4,140

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 785 patients got this service
1
MARK HURST

MT VERNON, Ill. 62864

Optometrist

6%

of this provider's 581 patients got this service
3,308

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 581 patients got this service
1.3
HILARY WILLIAMS

HULL, Mass. 02045

Optometrist

7%

of this provider's 340 patients got this service
2,789

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 340 patients got this service
1.4
DANIEL MOTTOLA

WILMINGTON, N.C. 28403

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 801 patients got this service
2,640

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 801 patients got this service
1.3
SPENCER WITCHER

GLASGOW, Ky. 42141

Ophthalmology

3%

of this provider's 2,595 patients got this service
2,566

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,595 patients got this service
1.5
BILLY ANDREWS

HORSE CAVE, Ky. 42749

Optometrist

5%

of this provider's 335 patients got this service
2,430

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 335 patients got this service
1.5
WILLIAM VAUGHAN

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. 28304

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 279 patients got this service
2,430

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 279 patients got this service
1.3
RICHARD SPROUSE

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29302

Optometrist

5%

of this provider's 439 patients got this service
2,407

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 439 patients got this service
1.6
JEFFREY BLANCO

MORRIS, Ill. 60450

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
2,377

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 681 patients got this service
1.3
CHARLES SIMPSON

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. 42754

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 559 patients got this service
2,340

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 559 patients got this service
1.4
PAUL STAUDER

FAIRFIELD, Ill. 62837

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 651 patients got this service
2,339

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 651 patients got this service
1.4
MARGARET POWELL

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29302

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 712 patients got this service
2,316

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 712 patients got this service
1.3
TIMOTHY ORTIZ

MORRIS, Ill. 60450

Optometrist

2%

of this provider's 844 patients got this service
2,314

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 844 patients got this service
1.4
DANA RICKER

BOURNE, Mass. 02532

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 728 patients got this service
2,297

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 728 patients got this service
1.5
DANIEL NIELSEN

URBANA, Ill. 61801

Optometrist

6%

of this provider's 374 patients got this service
2,251

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 374 patients got this service
1.1
THOMAS BRELAGE

BARDSTOWN, Ky. 40004

Optometrist

3%

of this provider's 500 patients got this service
2,250

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 500 patients got this service
1.5
GLEN KOHLHAGEN

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. 53081

Optometrist

5%

of this provider's 530 patients got this service
2,232

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 530 patients got this service
1.1
ANDREW SACCO

VESTAL, N.Y. 13850

Optometrist

4%

of this provider's 484 patients got this service
2,232

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 484 patients got this service
1.1
WILLIAM POOL

GALVA, Ill. 61434

Optometrist

4%

of this provider's 527 patients got this service
2,215

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 527 patients got this service
1.3
GREGORY FARRELL

LINCOLN, Me. 04457

Optometrist

2%

of this provider's 778 patients got this service
2,195

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 778 patients got this service
1.4
ELIZABETH WOLFF

SALEM, Ill. 62881

Optometrist

9%

of this provider's 247 patients got this service
1,983

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 247 patients got this service
1.2
STEVEN BIRGE

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. 42167

Optometrist

2%

of this provider's 813 patients got this service
1,972

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 813 patients got this service
1.6
SURGERY CENTER OF EYE SPECIALISTS OF INDIANA, PC

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

37%

of this provider's 3,114 patients got this service
1,960

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 3,114 patients got this service
1.7
FRANK ROOFE

LAURINBURG, N.C. 28352

Optometrist

2%

of this provider's 775 patients got this service
1,890

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 775 patients got this service
1.1

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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