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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $648 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
382
Rank: 21st
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,162
Rank: 4th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
29.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$212K
Rank: 14th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$555 This Provider
Avg $648

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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Dennis A. Williams
Average for Pain Management 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.

Individuals

ROBERT HARMON

AMY SPRAGUE

RODNEY HOBBS

JAMES DAVIS

JOSE BAUZA

Organizations

UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVI...

DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF AUG...

Patients saw before

Dennis A. Williams

Patients saw after

Individuals

ROBERT HARMON

AMY SPRAGUE

RODNEY HOBBS

JON GIBBS

JOSE BAUZA

Organizations

UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
6,700
times performed,
60% of his services

1st Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$60,300an average of $9 per time performed $26,800
an average of $4 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
2,085
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

240
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
8.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$266,880an average of $128 per time performed $97,995
an average of $47 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
709
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 4th

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

201
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$31,905an average of $45 per time performed $14,180
an average of $20 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in an office
383
times performed,
3% of his services

4th Alert

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

83
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,300an average of $100 per time performed $14,171
an average of $37 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
323
times performed,
3% of his services

5th Alert

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

57
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,292an average of $4 per time performed $323
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in an office
313
times performed,
3% of his services

6th Alert

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

84
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,552an average of $104 per time performed $13,146
an average of $42 per time performed
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 an office
144
times performed,
1% of his services

7th Alert

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

81
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,568an average of $122 per time performed $8,784
an average of $61 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
94
times performed,
0.84% of his services

8th 62nd

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

54
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,520an average of $80 per time performed $2,726
an average of $29 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.8% of his services

9th 29th

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

41
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,303an average of $127 per time performed $4,272
an average of $48 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
81
times performed,
0.73% of his services

10th 19th

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

81
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,979an average of $259 per time performed $8,910
an average of $110 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.6% of his services

11th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,899an average of $297 per time performed $8,911
an average of $133 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
65
times performed,
0.58% of his services

12th 24th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,500an average of $100 per time performed $1,885
an average of $29 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.43% of his services

13th 78th

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,240an average of $130 per time performed $1,680
an average of $35 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
0.19% of his services

14th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,431an average of $211 per time performed $2,163
an average of $103 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
14
times performed,
0.13% of his services

15th 91st

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,498an average of $107 per time performed $756
an average of $54 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
13
times performed,
0.12% of his services

16th 63rd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,444an average of $188 per time performed $949
an average of $73 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
13
times performed,
0.12% of his services

17th 3rd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$2,223an average of $171 per time performed $962
an average of $74 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 "Pain Medicine." 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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