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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $281 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
953
Rank: 17th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,502
Rank: 27th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11 This Provider
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$335K
Rank: 17th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$351 This Provider
Avg $281

Office Visits

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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.

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Edward S. Novey
Average for Neurology Providers in Georgia

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

JERRY SMITH

JON POLING

JON DEWITTE

ROBERT RHODES

STEVE BRAMLET

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Edward S. Novey

Patients saw after

Individuals

JON POLING

HOLLY PHILPOT

JERRY SMITH

ROBERT RHODES

JON DEWITTE

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 34 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
6,665
times performed,
63% of his services

1st 1st

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$73,315an average of $11 per time performed $26,660
an average of $4 per time performed
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
509
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

366
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$89,075an average of $175 per time performed $37,157
an average of $73 per time performed
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
416
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

312
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$46,176an average of $111 per time performed $18,720
an average of $45 per time performed
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
351
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 10th

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

273
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$90,207an average of $257 per time performed $33,696
an average of $96 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in an office
291
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

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

86
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,015an average of $165 per time performed $11,640
an average of $40 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (m... +

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (movement) function, with f-wave study ×

Service Code: 95903
Performed in an office
171
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 6th

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

84
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,200an average of $200 per time performed $8,892
an average of $52 per time performed
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
169
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 7th

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

89
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,618an average of $122 per time performed $8,788
an average of $52 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in an office
163
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 12th

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

84
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,895an average of $165 per time performed $7,335
an average of $45 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
9.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,078an average of $19 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
158
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 28th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
8.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,370an average of $15 per time performed $316
an average of $2 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 36th

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

111
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$162,284an average of $1,399 per time performed $30,044
an average of $259 per time performed
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
100
times performed,
0.95% of his services

12th 13th

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

100
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,300an average of $293 per time performed $11,500
an average of $115 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
0.94% of his services

13th 44th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$99an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
96
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th 5th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$3,648an average of $38 per time performed $1,632
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in a facility
84
times performed,
0.8% of his services

15th 22nd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,720an average of $80 per time performed $1,092
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.75% of his services

16th 50th

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

66
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$167,006an average of $2,114 per time performed $31,363
an average of $397 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (m... +

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (movement) function, with f-wave study ×

Service Code: 95903
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
0.75% of his services

17th 26th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,665an average of $135 per time performed $1,659
an average of $21 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.64% of his services

18th 39th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$536an average of $8 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
65
times performed,
0.62% of his services

19th 17th

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,625an average of $225 per time performed $3,965
an average of $61 per time performed
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
64
times performed,
0.61% of his services

20th 15th

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

64
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,808an average of $372 per time performed $9,472
an average of $148 per time performed
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.55% of his services

21st 34th

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$42,050an average of $725 per time performed $15,138
an average of $261 per time performed
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
51
times performed,
0.49% of his services

22nd 23rd

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,546an average of $246 per time performed $4,947
an average of $97 per time performed
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,
0.47% of his services

23rd Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,840an average of $160 per time performed $2,303
an average of $47 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.45% of his services

24th 55th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$23,500an average of $500 per time performed $3,478
an average of $74 per time performed
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
47
times performed,
0.45% of his services

25th 9th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,121an average of $343 per time performed $6,674
an average of $142 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.45% of his services

26th 114th

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$71,299an average of $1,517 per time performed $11,844
an average of $252 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.44% of his services

27th 54th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$23,000an average of $500 per time performed $4,462
an average of $97 per time performed
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
0.42% of his services

28th 79th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,400an average of $350 per time performed $3,168
an average of $72 per time performed
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 a facility
29
times performed,
0.28% of his services

29th 27th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,365an average of $185 per time performed $1,218
an average of $42 per time performed
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
26
times performed,
0.25% of his services

30th 31st

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,000an average of $500 per time performed $6,084
an average of $234 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of neck blood vessels

Service Code: 70547
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.24% of his services

31st 152nd

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)
$38,700an average of $1,548 per time performed $4,900
an average of $196 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

32nd 14th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,955an average of $85 per time performed $690
an average of $30 per time performed
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,
0.21% of his services

33rd 40th

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)
$9,020an average of $410 per time performed $5,610
an average of $255 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

34th 11th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,515an average of $185 per time performed $1,406
an average of $74 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

35th 100th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,400an average of $1,600 per time performed $5,377
an average of $283 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

36th 99th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,000an average of $500 per time performed $2,064
an average of $129 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

37th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,395an average of $1,893 per time performed $6,255
an average of $417 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th 85th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,000an average of $1,600 per time performed $4,230
an average of $282 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Neurology." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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