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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, $95 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,102
Rank: 41st
out of 196 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,338
Rank: 20th
out of 196 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$260K
Rank: 7th
out of 196 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$236 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $95

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.

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

BILLIE JACKSON

WILLIAM HOWARD

VICKIE BROWN

WILLIAM BOHLKE

CATHERINE ROBERTS

Organizations

OCONEE REGIONAL MEDICAL...

THE MEDICAL CENTER OF C...

Patients saw before

MICHAEL HOWARD MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

VICKIE BROWN

BILLIE JACKSON

WILLIAM HOWARD

FRANCIS PETTIGREW

ERVIN DELOACH

Organizations

OCONEE REGIONAL MEDICAL...

THE MEDICAL CENTER OF C...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 6 different services in 2014
All Services

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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
1,987
times performed,
46% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,051
patients got this service, 95% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$336,479an average of $169 per time performed $106,344
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
NA

Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, per specimen... +

Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, per specimen; first single or multiplex antibody stain ×

Service Code: G0461
Performed in an office
1,710
times performed,
39% of his services

2nd 13th

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

989
patients got this service, 90% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$256,500an average of $150 per time performed $119,666
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
NA

Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, per specimen... +

Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, per specimen; each additional single or multiplex antibody stain (list separately in addition to code for primary procedure) ×

Service Code: G0462
Performed in an office
460
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 19th

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

310
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$46,000an average of $100 per time performed $24,891
an average of $54 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
105
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 33rd

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

86
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,450an average of $90 per time performed $3,484
an average of $33 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
65
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 14th

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

50
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,425an average of $145 per time performed $4,857
an average of $75 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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