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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $905 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 70 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
445
Rank: 76th
out of 190 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,384
Rank: 100th
out of 190 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 69.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$65.6K
Rank: 105th
out of 190 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$147 This Provider
Avg $905

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

WAN YANG

ANTHONY LANDIS

JOSEPH FINLEY

JANI WIDJAJA

DOUGLAS SEEB

Organizations

GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTE...

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

Patients saw before

ALEXANDER SAKER M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

WAN YANG

ANTHONY LANDIS

JOSEPH FINLEY

JANI WIDJAJA

NAM KY DO

Organizations

GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTE...

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 different services in 2014
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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
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 a facility
678
times performed,
49% of his services

1st 22nd

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

335
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$97,788an average of $144 per time performed $25,601
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in a facility
183
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 46th

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

117
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$17,853an average of $98 per time performed $3,548
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
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
142
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 53rd

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

65
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$12,857an average of $91 per time performed $4,391
an average of $31 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
113
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 30th

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

47
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$12,818an average of $113 per time performed $6,418
an average of $57 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 a facility
110
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 28th

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

51
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$15,290an average of $139 per time performed $6,665
an average of $61 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
63
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 63rd

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

53
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,440an average of $293 per time performed $10,093
an average of $160 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 a facility
30
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 89th

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,790an average of $293 per time performed $4,004
an average of $133 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 a facility
12
times performed,
0.87% of his services

8th 80th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,760an average of $230 per time performed $1,164
an average of $97 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.

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Alexander Saker
Average for Hematology & Oncology 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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