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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $599 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 51 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
377
Rank: 17th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
62,396
Rank: 9th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
165.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 51.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$557K
Rank: 9th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,477 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $599

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Richard O. Loyd
Average for Medical 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.

Patients saw before

Richard O. Loyd

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
21,320
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$213,200an average of $10 per time performed $63,960
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
14,100
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 5th

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$56,400an average of $4 per time performed $14,100
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
13,920
times performed,
22% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$473,280an average of $34 per time performed $153,120
an average of $11 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
1,735
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 9th

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

347
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$55,520an average of $32 per time performed $19,085
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,380
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 14th

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

29
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$89,700an average of $65 per time performed $20,700
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,270
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 6th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$3,810an average of $3 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
1,102
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 11th

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

314
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$24,244an average of $22 per time performed $3,306
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,101
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 18th

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

288
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$56,151an average of $51 per time performed $12,111
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
870
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 24th

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

227
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$25,230an average of $29 per time performed $4,350
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
812
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 19th

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$45,472an average of $56 per time performed $8,120
an average of $10 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
717
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 17th

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

180
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$86,040an average of $120 per time performed $35,850
an average of $50 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
694
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 15th

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

308
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$121,450an average of $175 per time performed $47,886
an average of $69 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
387
times performed,
0.62% of his services

13th 21st

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

45
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$35,991an average of $93 per time performed $9,288
an average of $24 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
293
times performed,
0.47% of his services

14th 20th

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

53
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$15,236an average of $52 per time performed $4,981
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
245
times performed,
0.39% of his services

15th 22nd

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

43
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$123,235an average of $503 per time performed $24,255
an average of $99 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
217
times performed,
0.35% of his services

16th 27th

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

56
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$53,816an average of $248 per time performed $11,067
an average of $51 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
207
times performed,
0.33% of his services

17th Alert

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

43
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,175an average of $25 per time performed $1,863
an average of $9 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
195
times performed,
0.31% of his services

18th 25th

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

32
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$14,625an average of $75 per time performed $3,120
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
191
times performed,
0.31% of his services

19th 29th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
9.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$4,584an average of $24 per time performed $1,146
an average of $6 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
164
times performed,
0.26% of his services

20th 34th

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$16,400an average of $100 per time performed $2,624
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st 42nd

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

67
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$7,250an average of $50 per time performed $2,755
an average of $19 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, magnesium sulfate, per 500 mg

Service Code: J3475
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.21% of his services

22nd 41st

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$512an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
0.2% of his services

23rd 56th

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

63
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,064an average of $32 per time performed $1,143
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
0.2% of his services

24th 50th

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

63
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,810an average of $30 per time performed $1,524
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 31st

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$530an average of $5 per time performed $106
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th 33rd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$12,705an average of $121 per time performed $2,415
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.12% of his services

27th 89th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,155an average of $15 per time performed $308
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.12% of his services

28th 38th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$3,256an average of $44 per time performed $814
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.11% of his services

29th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,940an average of $442 per time performed $12,530
an average of $179 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
67
times performed,
0.11% of his services

30th 40th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$16,750an average of $250 per time performed $3,484
an average of $52 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.08% of his services

31st 70th

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$1,060an average of $20 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.08% of his services

32nd 47th

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$7,176an average of $138 per time performed $2,132
an average of $41 per time performed
MEDICINE

Therapeutic removal of whole blood to correct blood level... +

Therapeutic removal of whole blood to correct blood level imbalance ×

Service Code: 99195
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.07% of his services

33rd Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,670an average of $145 per time performed $2,990
an average of $65 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.05% of his services

34th 64th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$188,800an average of $5,900 per time performed $72,160
an average of $2,255 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
31
times performed,
0.05% of his services

35th 54th

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,943an average of $353 per time performed $4,247
an average of $137 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
29
times performed,
0.05% of his services

36th 28th

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,262an average of $78 per time performed $841
an average of $29 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.05% of his services

37th 72nd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,610an average of $90 per time performed $783
an average of $27 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
26
times performed,
0.04% of his services

38th 35th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,120an average of $120 per time performed $1,378
an average of $53 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
25
times performed,
0.04% of his services

39th 66th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,975an average of $279 per time performed $2,700
an average of $108 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

40th 104th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$504an average of $21 per time performed $240
an average of $10 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

41st 84th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,008an average of $42 per time performed $576
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.04% of his services

42nd Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,725an average of $75 per time performed $552
an average of $24 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
18
times performed,
0.03% of his services

43rd 81st

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,250an average of $125 per time performed $738
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

44th 68th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$880an average of $55 per time performed $336
an average of $21 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

45th 90th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,730an average of $430 per time performed $1,243
an average of $113 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy ... +

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy through the same incision on the same date of service ×

Service Code: G0364
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

46th 98th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$550an average of $50 per time performed $99
an average of $9 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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