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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $237 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
901
Rank: 28th
out of 351 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,390
Rank: 45th
out of 351 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.7 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$200K
Rank: 38th
out of 351 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$222 This Provider
Avg $237

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 53 different services in 2015
(33 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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 an office
502
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 1st

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

323
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$69,276.00an average of $138.00 per time performed $24,191.38
an average of $48.19 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
260
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

122
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$35,360.00an average of $136.00 per time performed $14,274.00
an average of $54.90 per time performed
medical
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
169
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 22nd

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

157
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,279.00an average of $191.00 per time performed $12,884.56
an average of $76.24 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endo... +

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45385
Performed in a facility
166
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 6th

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

165
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$204,346.00an average of $1,231.00 per time performed $38,752.70
an average of $233.45 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45380
Performed in a facility
161
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 5th

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

160
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$149,408.00an average of $928.00 per time performed $20,329.47
an average of $126.27 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
144
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 11th

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

93
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$11,952.00an average of $83.00 per time performed $4,314.24
an average of $29.96 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowe... +

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43239
Performed in a facility
124
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 4th

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

120
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$83,204.00an average of $671.00 per time performed $10,991.36
an average of $88.64 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 9th

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

86
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,840.70an average of $207.45 per time performed $6,385.50
an average of $74.25 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
57
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 7th

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

57
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,813.07an average of $312.51 per time performed $6,587.49
an average of $115.57 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of esophagus, stomach, and/or uppe... +

Diagnostic examination of esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43235
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 16th

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)
$27,936.00an average of $582.00 per time performed $4,396.80
an average of $91.60 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Injections of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45381
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 47th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,309.00an average of $1,139.00 per time performed $686.34
an average of $22.14 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
27
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 2nd

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: 1.4)
$5,616.00an average of $208.00 per time performed $1,704.24
an average of $63.12 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45378
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 15th

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)
$21,294.00an average of $819.00 per time performed $3,926.52
an average of $151.02 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual no... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk ×

Service Code: G0121
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 20th

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)
$20,475.00an average of $819.00 per time performed $5,046.50
an average of $201.86 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 30th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,436.08an average of $143.17 per time performed $1,135.20
an average of $47.30 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Insertion of stomach tube using an endoscope

Service Code: 43246
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.96% of his services

16th 36th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,782.00an average of $1,034.00 per time performed $3,628.02
an average of $157.74 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Insertion of guide wire with dilation of esophagus using ... +

Insertion of guide wire with dilation of esophagus using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43248
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.96% of his services

17th 25th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,139.00an average of $1,093.00 per time performed $2,953.20
an average of $128.40 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk ×

Service Code: G0105
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.92% of his services

18th 21st

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)
$18,018.00an average of $819.00 per time performed $4,394.72
an average of $199.76 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 an office
18
times performed,
0.75% of his services

19th 12th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,476.00an average of $82.00 per time performed $459.18
an average of $25.51 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 a facility
17
times performed,
0.71% of his services

20th 23rd

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: 1.5)
$2,346.00an average of $138.00 per time performed $660.96
an average of $38.88 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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Average for Gastroenterology 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 2015 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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