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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $103 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,590
Rank: 6th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,791
Rank: 5th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$269K
Rank: 19th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$104 This Provider
Avg $103

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

DAVID KNOPF

ROBERT MYERS

JAMES EDWARDS

ALLEN MEGLIN

JOHN GOUSE

Organizations

CANDLER HOSPITAL, INC.

SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL...

Patients saw before

Paul J. Drwiega

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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
1,678
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 2nd

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

480
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$95,646an average of $57 per time performed $62,086
an average of $37 per time performed
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 a facility
1,481
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 1st

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

876
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$63,683an average of $43 per time performed $39,987
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in a facility
697
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

143
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,153an average of $49 per time performed $21,607
an average of $31 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cell examination of specimen

Service Code: 88112
Performed in a facility
479
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 11th

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

323
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,219an average of $61 per time performed $20,597
an average of $43 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue during surgery

Service Code: 88331
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 28th

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

120
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,672an average of $63 per time performed $12,040
an average of $35 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 a facility
337
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 14th

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

269
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,949an average of $77 per time performed $17,524
an average of $52 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Protein measurement, serum

Service Code: 84165
Performed in a facility
318
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 15th

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

295
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,352an average of $64 per time performed $4,770
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cell examination of specimen

Service Code: 88108
Performed in a facility
313
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 16th

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

256
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$46,324an average of $148 per time performed $5,008
an average of $16 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 a facility
296
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 5th

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

208
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,472an average of $32 per time performed $5,920
an average of $20 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 a facility
295
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 7th

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

204
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,130an average of $14 per time performed $2,655
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate

Service Code: 88172
Performed in a facility
284
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 26th

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

222
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,792an average of $38 per time performed $7,100
an average of $25 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 a facility
273
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 4th

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

207
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,297an average of $89 per time performed $16,380
an average of $60 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pap test (pap smear)

Service Code: 88142
Performed in an office
265
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 33rd

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

265
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,875an average of $75 per time performed $7,685
an average of $29 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Protein measurement, body fluid

Service Code: 84166
Performed in a facility
216
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 23rd

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

195
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$22,680an average of $105 per time performed $3,240
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 9th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,367an average of $53 per time performed $5,421
an average of $39 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Immunologic analysis technique on serum

Service Code: 86320
Performed in a facility
136
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 52nd

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

107
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,840an average of $65 per time performed $1,904
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue during surgery

Service Code: 88331
Performed in a facility
114
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 13th

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

60
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,524an average of $66 per time performed $5,130
an average of $45 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 a facility
112
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 8th

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

109
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,456an average of $13 per time performed $896
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pap test

Service Code: 88177
Performed in a facility
107
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 36th

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

60
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,708an average of $44 per time performed $1,605
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of specimen during surgery

Service Code: 88332
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 57th

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,312an average of $49 per time performed $1,408
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood smear interpretation by physician with written report +

Blood smear interpretation by physician with written report ×

Service Code: 85060
Performed in a facility
69
times performed,
0.78% of his services

21st 24th

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

55
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,347an average of $63 per time performed $1,242
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic genetic analysis of tumor

Service Code: 88361
Performed in a facility
68
times performed,
0.77% of his services

22nd 19th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.69% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,080an average of $60 per time performed $2,924
an average of $43 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cell examination of specimen

Service Code: 88112
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.74% of his services

23rd 18th

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

32
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,900an average of $60 per time performed $2,470
an average of $38 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, high complexity ×

Service Code: 88309
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
0.69% of his services

24th 20th

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

61
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,723an average of $143 per time performed $6,405
an average of $105 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Crystal identification from tissue or body fluid

Service Code: 89060
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
0.66% of his services

25th Alert

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

54
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,828an average of $66 per time performed $870
an average of $15 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 a facility
58
times performed,
0.66% of his services

26th 10th

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

49
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$812an average of $14 per time performed $522
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Immunologic analysis technique on body fluid

Service Code: 86325
Performed in a facility
55
times performed,
0.63% of his services

27th Alert

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

44
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,145an average of $39 per time performed $770
an average of $14 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
46
times performed,
0.52% of his services

28th 6th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,438an average of $53 per time performed $1,518
an average of $33 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
44
times performed,
0.5% of his services

29th 37th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,772an average of $63 per time performed $2,156
an average of $49 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
44
times performed,
0.5% of his services

30th 12th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.58% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,760an average of $40 per time performed $1,056
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin analysis and measurement

Service Code: 83020
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.48% of his services

31st Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,680an average of $40 per time performed $588
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pap test (pap smear)

Service Code: 88141
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.46% of his services

32nd 63rd

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,200an average of $30 per time performed $800
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening examination of specimen cells

Service Code: 88160
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.46% of his services

33rd 75th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,120an average of $28 per time performed $720
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of specimen during surgery

Service Code: 88329
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.44% of his services

34th 79th

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

36
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,067an average of $53 per time performed $1,014
an average of $26 per time performed
GENERAL

Fine needle aspiration using imaging guidance

Service Code: 10022
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.36% of his services

35th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,960an average of $280 per time performed $1,600
an average of $50 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cell examination of specimen

Service Code: 88108
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.31% of his services

36th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,888an average of $144 per time performed $486
an average of $18 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 a facility
16
times performed,
0.18% of his services

37th 34th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$160an average of $10 per time performed $48
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bone marrow, smear interpretation

Service Code: 85097
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.17% of his services

38th 25th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$720an average of $48 per time performed $540
an average of $36 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 "Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology." 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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