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Treatment Tracker » Georgia » Alpharetta

Bakotic Pathology Associates, Llc

6240 shiloh road, Alpharetta, Ga., 30005 | (770) 475-0379

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $242 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 17 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
70,366
Rank: 2nd
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
216,118
Rank: 5th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 16.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$13.5M
Rank: 2nd
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$191 This Provider
Avg $242

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
69,005
times performed,
32% of its services

1st 9th

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

58,250
patients got this service, 83% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,004,580an average of $116 per time performed $5,727,415
an average of $83 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
50,286
times performed,
23% of its services

2nd 24th

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

41,578
patients got this service, 59% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,481,174an average of $109 per time performed $3,771,450
an average of $75 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Fungal culture (mold or yeast) of skin, hair, or nail

Service Code: 87101
Performed in an office
13,105
times performed,
6% of its services

3rd Alert

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

12,348
patients got this service, 18% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$314,520an average of $24 per time performed $144,155
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070
Performed in an office
12,042
times performed,
6% of its services

4th 47th

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

9,338
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$301,050an average of $25 per time performed $144,504
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stain for microorganism

Service Code: 87205
Performed in an office
12,020
times performed,
6% of its services

5th 63rd

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

9,335
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$72,120an average of $6 per time performed $36,060
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
11,000
times performed,
5% of its services

6th 19th

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

6,978
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$220,000an average of $20 per time performed $132,000
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
10,853
times performed,
5% of its services

7th 37th

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

6,823
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,182,977an average of $109 per time performed $922,505
an average of $85 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic genetic analysis of nerve tissue

Service Code: 88356
Performed in an office
9,219
times performed,
4% of its services

8th Alert

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

5,934
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,922,423an average of $317 per time performed $2,018,961
an average of $219 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87075
Performed in an office
6,892
times performed,
3% of its services

9th 76th

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

5,414
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$137,840an average of $20 per time performed $89,596
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Identification of organisms by immunologic analysis

Service Code: 87147
Performed in an office
5,783
times performed,
3% of its services

10th Alert

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

4,850
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$86,745an average of $15 per time performed $34,698
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Culture for identification of yeast

Service Code: 87107
Performed in an office
4,799
times performed,
2% of its services

11th Alert

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

4,353
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$167,965an average of $35 per time performed $71,985
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
2,893
times performed,
1% of its services

12th 27th

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

2,261
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$57,860an average of $20 per time performed $31,823
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
2,689
times performed,
1% of its services

13th 86th

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

2,386
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$188,230an average of $70 per time performed $131,761
an average of $49 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Preparation of tissue for examination by removing any cal... +

Preparation of tissue for examination by removing any calcium present ×

Service Code: 88311
Performed in an office
1,975
times performed,
0.91% of its services

14th 107th

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

1,714
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,500an average of $20 per time performed $29,625
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate with interpretation an... +

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88173
Performed in an office
1,057
times performed,
0.49% of its services

15th 236th

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

1,018
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$157,493an average of $149 per time performed $115,213
an average of $109 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Fungal culture, yeast

Service Code: 87106
Performed in an office
703
times performed,
0.33% of its services

16th Alert

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

675
patients got this service, 0.96% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,605an average of $35 per time performed $10,545
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Crystal identification from tissue or body fluid

Service Code: 89060
Performed in an office
511
times performed,
0.24% of its services

17th Alert

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

495
patients got this service, 0.7% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,220an average of $20 per time performed $5,110
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for parasites

Service Code: 87177
Performed in an office
481
times performed,
0.22% of its services

18th Alert

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

445
patients got this service, 0.63% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,620an average of $20 per time performed $5,772
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately high complexity ×

Service Code: 88307
Performed in an office
341
times performed,
0.16% of its services

19th 284th

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

313
patients got this service, 0.44% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$78,771an average of $231 per time performed $62,403
an average of $183 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue includi... +

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88313
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
0.07% of its services

20th 109th

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

126
patients got this service, 0.18% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,360an average of $80 per time performed $7,526
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue preparation for culture

Service Code: 87176
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
0.05% of its services

21st Alert

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

98
patients got this service, 0.14% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,605an average of $15 per time performed $856
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, limit... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, limited examination ×

Service Code: 88300
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.04% of its services

22nd Alert

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

80
patients got this service, 0.11% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,106an average of $26 per time performed $1,620
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.03% of its services

23rd Alert

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

68
patients got this service, 0.1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$552an average of $8 per time performed $414
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Surgical pathology consultation and report

Service Code: 88321
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.03% of its services

24th 400th

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

60
patients got this service, 0.09% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,240an average of $96 per time performed $4,290
an average of $66 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 "Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory." 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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