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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $286 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
659
Rank: 48th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,008
Rank: 31st
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.2 This Provider
Avg 10.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$130K
Rank: 80th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$197 This Provider
Avg $286

Note: About 21% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 her Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

ROBERT BALOTIN

RICHARD CORY

DAVID CARROLL

LEE MARTIN

TREVOR HOOPER

Organizations

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDIC...

HALL COUNTY GEORGIA

Patients saw before

SHAENA BLEVINS M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

DAVID CARROLL

STEVEN BLACK

TREVOR HOOPER

ROBERT BALOTIN

BRETT BAUDIN

Organizations

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDIC...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 53 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
6,500
times performed,
81% of her services

1st 1st

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$58,500an average of $9 per time performed $26,780
an average of $4 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 an office
392
times performed,
5% of her services

2nd 3rd

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

278
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$45,746an average of $117 per time performed $17,899
an average of $46 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
288
times performed,
4% of her services

3rd 2nd

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

215
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$51,742an average of $180 per time performed $21,306
an average of $74 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
108
times performed,
1% of her services

4th 10th

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

108
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,388an average of $281 per time performed $12,732
an average of $118 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
81
times performed,
1% of her services

5th 5th

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

48
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$12,150an average of $150 per time performed $4,412
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
0.75% of her services

6th 11th

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

60
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,161an average of $419 per time performed $9,183
an average of $153 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Electronic analysis and programming of implanted complex ... +

Electronic analysis and programming of implanted complex deep brain neurostimulator generator system, first hour ×

Service Code: 95978
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.71% of her services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,303an average of $479 per time performed $10,341
an average of $181 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Assessment and recording of balance system during irrigat... +

Assessment and recording of balance system during irrigation of both ears ×

Service Code: 92543
Performed in a facility
54
times performed,
0.67% of her services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,619an average of $49 per time performed $231
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
34
times performed,
0.42% of her services

9th 25th

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$618an average of $18 per time performed $100
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of brain wave (eeg) activity, 41-60 minutes

Service Code: 95812
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.42% of her services

10th 110th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,899an average of $379 per time performed $1,495
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
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
32
times performed,
0.4% of her services

11th 4th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,568an average of $49 per time performed $548
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.31% of her services

12th 53rd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$125an average of $5 per time performed $42
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and asleep ×

Service Code: 95819
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.26% of her services

13th 32nd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,558an average of $408 per time performed $924
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.24% of her services

14th 6th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,085an average of $215 per time performed $1,505
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.22% of her services

15th 20th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,112an average of $284 per time performed $1,894
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Observation, testing, and recording of abnormal eye movement +

Observation, testing, and recording of abnormal eye movement ×

Service Code: 92540
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.19% of her services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,851an average of $123 per time performed $877
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.17% of her services

17th 18th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,905an average of $350 per time performed $619
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, i... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, in coma or asleep ×

Service Code: 95822
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.17% of her services

18th 109th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,044an average of $360 per time performed $616
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.17% of her services

19th 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,475an average of $105 per time performed $604
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.16% of her services

20th 9th

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)
$4,944an average of $380 per time performed $1,900
an average of $146 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.14% of her services

21st 93rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,794an average of $163 per time performed $669
an average of $61 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Shaena Blevins
Average for Neurology 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 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.

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