Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$6,233,883.87

Total Times Performed (or Units)

7,193,244

Rank Among All Services

63

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
804,110 North Carolina
743,101 Illinois
712,567 Kentucky
459,315 Ohio
403,990 Wisconsin
357,873 Virginia
250,452 Massachusetts
247,670 New York
241,664 Maine
236,251 California
228,191 Minnesota
224,107 Florida
216,793 Texas
188,485 South Carolina
116,196 Pennsylvania
110,093 Indiana
98,754 Michigan
97,283 Tennessee
96,913 Georgia
95,356 New Jersey
86,053 Missouri
84,989 Washington
77,113 Rhode Island
76,846 Arizona
72,166 West Virginia
71,476 Alabama
65,176 Maryland
59,215 Connecticut
58,172 Oklahoma
54,129 New Hampshire
52,886 Mississippi
51,212 Kansas
50,597 Iowa
49,707 Arkansas
48,940 Colorado
48,635 Louisiana
30,903 Nebraska
30,631 Oregon
28,983 Nevada
25,070 South Dakota
21,825 Utah
19,028 Idaho
17,466 New Mexico
15,698 Montana
15,660 Delaware
12,996 North Dakota
9,740 Vermont
9,323 Hawaii
5,967 Wyoming
5,207 Alaska
2,750 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
STEVEN WEARDEN

MANNING, S.C. 29102

Optometrist

9%

of this provider's 1,442 patients got this service
17,586

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 1,442 patients got this service
1.7
JOHN PAJKA

LIMA, Ohio 45805

Ophthalmology

32%

of this provider's 1,852 patients got this service
15,945

Performed in a facility

32%

of this provider's 1,852 patients got this service
1.6
ROBERT MILLS

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. 27892

Optometrist

7%

of this provider's 1,906 patients got this service
15,660

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,906 patients got this service
1.3
STEPHEN BLAYDES

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. 24701

Ophthalmology

20%

of this provider's 3,025 patients got this service
12,432

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 3,025 patients got this service
1.4
JERD POSTON

SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. 29575

Optometrist

7%

of this provider's 1,433 patients got this service
12,062

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 1,433 patients got this service
1.4
MATTHEW WANER

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. 28557

Optometrist

13%

of this provider's 667 patients got this service
11,774

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 667 patients got this service
1.6
DONALD RICHARDSON

SOMERSET, Ky. 42503

Optometrist

15%

of this provider's 518 patients got this service
10,313

Performed in an office

15%

of this provider's 518 patients got this service
1.5
SPENCER WITCHER

GLASGOW, Ky. 42141

Ophthalmology

8%

of this provider's 2,595 patients got this service
10,286

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 2,595 patients got this service
1.8
MARGARET POWELL

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29302

Optometrist

10%

of this provider's 712 patients got this service
10,171

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 712 patients got this service
1.8
JOHN HANLON

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. 60805

Ophthalmology

6%

of this provider's 1,439 patients got this service
10,083

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,439 patients got this service
1.4
DENNIS MICHELS

KINSTON, N.C. 28501

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 907 patients got this service
10,037

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 907 patients got this service
1.5
DEBRA SMOTHERS-CHAMPLEY

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. 62568

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
9,799

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
1.6
WILLIAM YOUNGER

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29302

Optometrist

10%

of this provider's 705 patients got this service
9,691

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 705 patients got this service
1.7
JASON DIAMOND

LITTLE RIVER, S.C. 29566

Optometrist

11%

of this provider's 587 patients got this service
9,504

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 587 patients got this service
1.6
HOWELL FINDLEY

LEXINGTON, Ky. 40504

Optometrist

33%

of this provider's 829 patients got this service
9,199

Performed in an office

33%

of this provider's 829 patients got this service
1.1
GARY TORBEY

POTSDAM, N.Y. 13676

Ophthalmology

6%

of this provider's 2,038 patients got this service
9,173

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 2,038 patients got this service
1.6
ROBERT SMITH

LEXINGTON, Ky. 40504

Optometrist

33%

of this provider's 823 patients got this service
9,102

Performed in an office

33%

of this provider's 823 patients got this service
1.1
JOSEPH BENTIVEGNA

ROCKY HILL, Conn. 06067

Ophthalmology

8%

of this provider's 830 patients got this service
9,031

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 830 patients got this service
1.6
CHRISTOPHER DEIBERT

LURAY, Va. 22835

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 815 patients got this service
8,808

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 815 patients got this service
1.5
JONATHAN BOWLING

LAURINBURG, N.C. 28352

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 789 patients got this service
8,752

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 789 patients got this service
1.5
JOHN DRAGON

NORFOLK, Va. 23505

Optometrist

11%

of this provider's 627 patients got this service
8,646

Performed in an office

11%

of this provider's 627 patients got this service
1.5
TIMOTHY ORTIZ

MORRIS, Ill. 60450

Optometrist

7%

of this provider's 844 patients got this service
8,461

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 844 patients got this service
1.6
JULIE HENRY

FOND DU LAC, Wis. 54935

Optometrist

7%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
8,372

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
1.5
KIRK KVITLE

QUINCY, Ill. 62301

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 868 patients got this service
8,281

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 868 patients got this service
1.4
DWIGHT BURCHETT

RICHMOND, Ky. 40475

Optometrist

14%

of this provider's 504 patients got this service
8,221

Performed in an office

14%

of this provider's 504 patients got this service
1.3
RANDALL MANN

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. 41240

Optometrist

8%

of this provider's 795 patients got this service
8,192

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 795 patients got this service
1.6
JOEL BANKS

HAVELOCK, N.C. 28532

Optometrist

9%

of this provider's 710 patients got this service
8,107

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 710 patients got this service
1.5
ALAN MONTGOMERY

SALEM, Ill. 62881

Optometrist

9%

of this provider's 703 patients got this service
8,105

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 703 patients got this service
1.5
CYNTHIA DEANGELIS

LAWRENCE, Mass. 01843

Ophthalmology

23%

of this provider's 1,442 patients got this service
8,080

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 1,442 patients got this service
1.5
CHASE RUDOLPH

HERRIN, Ill. 62948

Optometrist

12%

of this provider's 488 patients got this service
8,079

Performed in an office

12%

of this provider's 488 patients got this service
1.7

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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