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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $844 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 73 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
534
Rank: 76th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
37,228
Rank: 87th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
69.7 This Provider
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$541K
Rank: 72nd
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,013 This Provider
Avg $844

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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Hiba Tamim
Average for Hematology/Oncology 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

CHRISTOPHER KREBS

JOHN REID

LIJO SIMPSON

ERIC BERENSON

ERIC ERICKSON

Organizations

DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER INC.

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Patients saw before

Hiba Tamim

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 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, epoetin alfa, (for non-end-stage renal disease... +

Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-end-stage renal disease use), 1000 units ×

Service Code: J0885
Performed in an office
13,150
times performed,
35% of her services

1st 6th

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

48
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
6.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$328,750an average of $25 per time performed $92,050
an average of $7 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
10,650
times performed,
29% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$53,250an average of $5 per time performed $10,650
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
3,650
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 5th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$7,300an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,831
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 8th

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

436
patients got this service, 82% of her patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$87,888an average of $48 per time performed $20,141
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,410
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 10th

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$60,630an average of $43 per time performed $21,150
an average of $15 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
1,154
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 18th

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

386
patients got this service, 72% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$115,400an average of $100 per time performed $60,008
an average of $52 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
780
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 21st

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$35,100an average of $45 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
765
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 23rd

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

56
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$69,615an average of $91 per time performed $19,125
an average of $25 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
753
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 12th

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

327
patients got this service, 61% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$11,295an average of $15 per time performed $2,259
an average of $3 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
460
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 24th

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

79
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$17,940an average of $39 per time performed $8,740
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
308
times performed,
0.83% of her services

11th 27th

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

47
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
6.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$115,808an average of $376 per time performed $32,340
an average of $105 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
0.81% of her services

12th 40th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$227,250an average of $750 per time performed $155,136
an average of $512 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
266
times performed,
0.71% of her services

13th 28th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$39,900an average of $150 per time performed $798
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
0.57% of her services

14th 60th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$856an average of $4 per time performed $214
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
208
times performed,
0.56% of her services

15th 36th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$17,264an average of $83 per time performed $5,200
an average of $25 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
0.39% of her services

16th 38th

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

37
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$735an average of $5 per time performed $147
an average of $1 per time performed
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 an office
136
times performed,
0.37% of her services

17th 44th

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

94
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$9,520an average of $70 per time performed $4,352
an average of $32 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
0.32% of her services

18th 29th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$6,902an average of $58 per time performed $2,023
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
0.26% of her services

19th 46th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$17,751an average of $183 per time performed $5,335
an average of $55 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
88
times performed,
0.24% of her services

20th 51st

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

54
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$16,632an average of $189 per time performed $6,952
an average of $79 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
84
times performed,
0.23% of her services

21st 84th

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

84
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,756an average of $259 per time performed $9,912
an average of $118 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
78
times performed,
0.21% of her services

22nd 17th

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

57
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$11,778an average of $151 per time performed $6,084
an average of $78 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.19% of her services

23rd 35th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$1,008an average of $14 per time performed $360
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.19% of her services

24th 47th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$345an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.18% of her services

25th 50th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$3,630an average of $55 per time performed $1,122
an average of $17 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.14% of her services

26th 59th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$1,836an average of $36 per time performed $714
an average of $14 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
50
times performed,
0.13% of her services

27th 42nd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$8,300an average of $166 per time performed $2,750
an average of $55 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.12% of her services

28th 103rd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$690an average of $15 per time performed $184
an average of $4 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
45
times performed,
0.12% of her services

29th 33rd

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

35
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$6,120an average of $136 per time performed $2,475
an average of $55 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
0.08% of her services

30th 122nd

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,206an average of $214 per time performed $2,233
an average of $77 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.08% of her services

31st 73rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$3,944an average of $136 per time performed $1,334
an average of $46 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.07% of her services

32nd 76th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$100,000an average of $4,000 per time performed $52,725
an average of $2,109 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.06% of her services

33rd 91st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,976an average of $124 per time performed $984
an average of $41 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
24
times performed,
0.06% of her services

34th 62nd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,232an average of $93 per time performed $744
an average of $31 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
21
times performed,
0.06% of her services

35th 75th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,825an average of $325 per time performed $3,360
an average of $160 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.03% of her services

36th 98th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$325an average of $25 per time performed $312
an average of $24 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.03% of her services

37th 135th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$325an average of $25 per time performed $182
an average of $14 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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