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MICHAEL HOWARD MD

1534 N DECATUR RD NE STE 206, ATLANTA, GA, 30307 | (404) 371-0077

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $98 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
939
Rank: 62nd
out of 198 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,679
Rank: 32nd
out of 198 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$241K
Rank: 5th
out of 198 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$257 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $98

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 6 different services in 2015

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Drug Services
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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
1,697
times performed,
46% of his services

1st 2nd

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

889
patients got this service, 95% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$330,881.06an average of $194.98 per time performed $95,150.79
an average of $56.07 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
1,030
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 15th

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

659
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$215,311.20an average of $209.04 per time performed $72,666.50
an average of $70.55 per time performed
medical

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue

Service Code: 88344
Performed in an office
565
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

407
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$114,401.20an average of $202.48 per time performed $53,539.40
an average of $94.76 per time performed
medical

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue

Service Code: 88341
Performed in an office
257
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 17th

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

196
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,885.05an average of $174.65 per time performed $13,813.75
an average of $53.75 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 25th

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

80
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,686.06an average of $107.94 per time performed $3,470.94
an average of $35.06 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.84% of his services

6th 12th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,385.07an average of $205.97 per time performed $2,324.38
an average of $74.98 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 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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