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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $286 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,068
Rank: 7th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
22,184
Rank: 12th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
20.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 10.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$446K
Rank: 4th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$417 This Provider
Avg $286

Note: About 33% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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

JON POLING

ROBERT RHODES

HOLLY PHILPOT

PARKER GROW

PHILIP VAN DYCK

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

EDWARD NOVEY M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

JON POLING

HOLLY PHILPOT

ROBERT RHODES

STEVE BRAMLET

PARKER GROW

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 86 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
9,300
times performed,
42% of his services

1st 1st

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$98,580an average of $11 per time performed $34,503
an average of $4 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
677
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

478
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$118,475an average of $175 per time performed $49,814
an average of $74 per time performed
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
441
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

334
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$48,951an average of $111 per time performed $20,970
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
297
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 8th

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

270
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$76,329an average of $257 per time performed $30,288
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
0.58% of his services

5th 9th

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

129
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,873an average of $371 per time performed $19,265
an average of $149 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.5% of his services

6th 27th

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

112
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$157,425an average of $1,406 per time performed $18,722
an average of $167 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.4% of his services

7th 4th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$3,382an average of $38 per time performed $1,452
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.38% of his services

8th 10th

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

84
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,576an average of $293 per time performed $9,637
an average of $115 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
80
times performed,
0.36% of his services

9th 5th

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

48
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$9,760an average of $122 per time performed $4,358
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.36% of his services

10th 25th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,200an average of $15 per time performed $232
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.36% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,462an average of $19 per time performed $20
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.36% of his services

12th 13th

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

76
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,775an average of $225 per time performed $4,849
an average of $61 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.33% of his services

13th 53rd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$289an average of $4 per time performed $106
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.32% of his services

14th 31st

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

66
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$52,200an average of $725 per time performed $22,877
an average of $318 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.31% of his services

15th 48th

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$143,300an average of $2,077 per time performed $18,042
an average of $261 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.22% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,840an average of $160 per time performed $2,270
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.21% of his services

17th 29th

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,000an average of $500 per time performed $11,323
an average of $246 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.18% of his services

18th 34th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,800an average of $1,200 per time performed $4,012
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.17% of his services

19th 11th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,691an average of $343 per time performed $5,335
an average of $144 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.17% of his services

20th 128th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,900an average of $1,565 per time performed $7,340
an average of $198 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles on both sides of face ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.16% of his services

21st 78th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$35,000an average of $1,000 per time performed $3,091
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.12% of his services

22nd 24th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $3,995
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.11% of his services

23rd 98th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,400an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,770
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of neck blood vessels before and after contrast +

Mra scan of neck blood vessels before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 70549
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$44,400an average of $1,930 per time performed $9,231
an average of $401 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.1% of his services

25th 20th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,412an average of $246 per time performed $2,104
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and asleep ×

Service Code: 95819
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.1% of his services

26th 35th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,000an average of $500 per time performed $6,195
an average of $282 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.09% of his services

27th 130th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,000an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,204
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.08% of his services

28th 33rd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,200an average of $1,600 per time performed $2,013
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 3-4 studies

Service Code: 95908
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.07% of his services

29th 85th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,000an average of $800 per time performed $1,037
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.06% of his services

30th 18th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,450an average of $175 per time performed $619
an average of $44 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Edward Stanley Novey
Average for Neurology Providers in Georgia

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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