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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
692
Rank: 31st
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
63,098
Rank: 49th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
91.2 This Provider
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.17M
Rank: 17th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,690 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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Ronald Steis
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.

Patients saw before

Ronald Steis

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 49 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
15,680
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 6th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
10.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$392,000an average of $25 per time performed $125,440
an average of $8 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
15,450
times performed,
24% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$77,250an average of $5 per time performed $15,450
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
11,100
times performed,
18% of his services

3rd 7th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$333,000an average of $30 per time performed $122,100
an average of $11 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, bevacizumab (avastin), 10 mg

Service Code: J9035
Performed in an office
3,160
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 16th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.8)
$474,000an average of $150 per time performed $154,840
an average of $49 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
2,689
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 8th

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

555
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$129,072an average of $48 per time performed $29,579
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,966
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 5th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$3,932an average of $2 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
1,932
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 12th

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

501
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$28,980an average of $15 per time performed $5,796
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,680
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 10th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$72,240an average of $43 per time performed $25,200
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
899
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 18th

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

370
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$89,900an average of $100 per time performed $46,748
an average of $52 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
828
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 26th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$24,840an average of $30 per time performed $8,280
an average of $10 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
805
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 24th

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

106
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$31,395an average of $39 per time performed $15,295
an average of $19 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
729
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 23rd

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$66,339an average of $91 per time performed $18,954
an average of $26 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
710
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 44th

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

246
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$49,700an average of $70 per time performed $23,430
an average of $33 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
650
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 59th

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

269
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$23,400an average of $36 per time performed $9,100
an average of $14 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
620
times performed,
0.98% of his services

15th 21st

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$27,900an average of $45 per time performed $620
an average of $1 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
423
times performed,
0.67% of his services

16th 40th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$317,250an average of $750 per time performed $217,422
an average of $514 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
353
times performed,
0.56% of his services

17th 35th

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

54
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$4,942an average of $14 per time performed $1,765
an average of $5 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
342
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 28th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$51,300an average of $150 per time performed $1,026
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
330
times performed,
0.52% of his services

19th 27th

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$123,420an average of $374 per time performed $35,970
an average of $109 per time performed
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
206
times performed,
0.33% of his services

20th 90th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
8.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$28,840an average of $140 per time performed $11,948
an average of $58 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
198
times performed,
0.31% of his services

21st 60th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$792an average of $4 per time performed $198
an average of $1 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
190
times performed,
0.3% of his services

22nd 50th

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

43
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$10,450an average of $55 per time performed $3,230
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
184
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 36th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$15,272an average of $83 per time performed $4,600
an average of $25 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
171
times performed,
0.27% of his services

24th 33rd

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

74
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$23,256an average of $136 per time performed $9,576
an average of $56 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
159
times performed,
0.25% of his services

25th 62nd

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

72
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$14,787an average of $93 per time performed $4,929
an average of $31 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
147
times performed,
0.23% of his services

26th 42nd

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$24,402an average of $166 per time performed $8,232
an average of $56 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
0.23% of his services

27th 47th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$720an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
144
times performed,
0.23% of his services

28th 46th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$26,208an average of $182 per time performed $8,352
an average of $58 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
0.19% of his services

29th 48th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$5,203an average of $43 per time performed $1,452
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.19% of his services

30th 38th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$585an average of $5 per time performed $117
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.17% of his services

31st 64th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,635an average of $15 per time performed $109
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
104
times performed,
0.16% of his services

32nd 73rd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$14,144an average of $136 per time performed $4,784
an average of $46 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
101
times performed,
0.16% of his services

33rd 29th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$5,858an average of $58 per time performed $1,818
an average of $18 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
0.15% of his services

34th 76th

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$372,000an average of $4,000 per time performed $205,716
an average of $2,212 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, filgrastim (g-csf), 480 mcg

Service Code: J1441
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.12% of his services

35th 123rd

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$33,142an average of $454 per time performed $24,236
an average of $332 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis, concurrent with another infusion ×

Service Code: 96368
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.11% of his services

36th 102nd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$3,692an average of $52 per time performed $1,065
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.11% of his services

37th 79th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$10,404an average of $153 per time performed $3,332
an average of $49 per time performed
DRUGS

5% dextrose/water (500 ml = 1 unit)

Service Code: J7060
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.1% of his services

38th 114th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$900an average of $15 per time performed $60
an average of $1 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
53
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 122nd

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

53
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,250an average of $250 per time performed $4,187
an average of $79 per time performed
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
50
times performed,
0.08% of his services

40th 121st

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,750an average of $175 per time performed $4,150
an average of $83 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.06% of his services

41st 103rd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$555an average of $15 per time performed $148
an average of $4 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
28
times performed,
0.04% of his services

42nd 84th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,252an average of $259 per time performed $3,416
an average of $122 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
26
times performed,
0.04% of his services

43rd 17th

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$3,926an average of $151 per time performed $2,106
an average of $81 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.04% of his services

44th 123rd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$391an average of $17 per time performed $92
an average of $4 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
18
times performed,
0.03% of his services

45th 135th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$450an average of $25 per time performed $252
an average of $14 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.03% of his services

46th 98th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$450an average of $25 per time performed $432
an average of $24 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.02% of his services

47th 133rd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,800an average of $200 per time performed $1,134
an average of $81 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

48th 119th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,640an average of $280 per time performed $1,547
an average of $119 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
12
times performed,
0.02% of his services

49th 125th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$180an average of $15 per time performed $120
an average of $10 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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