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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
1,069
Rank: 6th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
26,563
Rank: 6th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
24.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 10.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$444K
Rank: 5th
out of 243 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$415 This Provider
Avg $286

Note: About 23% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his 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 his 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 RHODES

PHILIP VAN DYCK

STEVE BRAMLET

LISA SWIFT

TERRY WIMPEY

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

ERIC PITTS M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

LISA SWIFT

TERRY WIMPEY

CARY CHILDRE

JON POLING

ROBERT RHODES

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 82 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
22,845
times performed,
86% of his services

1st 1st

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$242,157an average of $11 per time performed $88,867
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
950
times performed,
4% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

589
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$166,250an average of $175 per time performed $70,148
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
323
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd 8th

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

266
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$83,011an average of $257 per time performed $33,120
an average of $103 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
204
times performed,
0.77% of his services

4th 9th

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

204
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$75,888an average of $372 per time performed $30,724
an average of $151 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
162
times performed,
0.61% of his services

5th 10th

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

162
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,466an average of $293 per time performed $18,484
an average of $114 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 an office
140
times performed,
0.53% of his services

6th 13th

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

106
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,500an average of $225 per time performed $9,106
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
0.41% of his services

7th 27th

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

109
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$162,650an average of $1,479 per time performed $18,945
an average of $172 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.31% of his services

8th 48th

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

79
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$180,900an average of $2,180 per time performed $22,943
an average of $276 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
68
times performed,
0.26% of his services

9th 11th

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,324an average of $343 per time performed $10,385
an average of $153 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
67
times performed,
0.25% of his services

10th 6th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$12,395an average of $185 per time performed $5,306
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.23% of his services

11th 52nd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$5,490an average of $90 per time performed $2,799
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.23% of his services

12th 98th

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

61
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$97,600an average of $1,600 per time performed $10,077
an average of $165 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
49
times performed,
0.18% of his services

13th 3rd

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,439an average of $111 per time performed $2,469
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.18% of his services

14th 91st

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$23,500an average of $500 per time performed $6,591
an average of $140 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
47
times performed,
0.18% of his services

15th 4th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,786an average of $38 per time performed $854
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.17% of his services

16th 34th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,800an average of $1,200 per time performed $4,308
an average of $98 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.15% of his services

17th 53rd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$154an average of $4 per time performed $64
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.14% of his services

18th 128th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,300an average of $1,564 per time performed $7,862
an average of $218 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.13% of his services

19th 102nd

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,250an average of $350 per time performed $2,739
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.13% of his services

20th 31st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$25,375an average of $725 per time performed $11,121
an average of $318 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
33
times performed,
0.12% of his services

21st 5th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$4,026an average of $122 per time performed $1,597
an average of $48 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 limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.11% of his services

22nd 30th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,750an average of $125 per time performed $1,196
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.11% of his services

23rd 33rd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,800an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,484
an average of $124 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 an office
25
times performed,
0.09% of his services

24th 29th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,500an average of $500 per time performed $6,327
an average of $253 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 an office
23
times performed,
0.09% of his services

25th 35th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,500an average of $500 per time performed $6,633
an average of $288 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
21
times performed,
0.08% of his services

26th 18th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,675an average of $175 per time performed $896
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.08% of his services

27th 130th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,600an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,672
an average of $175 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 13 or more studies

Service Code: 95913
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of his services

28th 51st

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,000an average of $2,600 per time performed $4,329
an average of $216 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.07% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,040an average of $160 per time performed $933
an average of $49 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
18
times performed,
0.07% of his services

30th 25th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$270an average of $15 per time performed $53
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of neck blood vessels before and after contrast +

Mra scan of neck blood vessels before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 70549
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.07% of his services

31st 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,400an average of $1,911 per time performed $7,145
an average of $397 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.06% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,655an average of $215 per time performed $556
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
NA

Needle, sterile, any size, each

Service Code: A4215
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

33rd 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$390an average of $26 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 11-12 studies

Service Code: 95912
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.05% of his services

34th 46th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$28,800an average of $2,400 per time performed $2,198
an average of $183 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
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

35th 32nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,035an average of $185 per time performed $440
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

36th 93rd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,910an average of $810 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.

Eric M Pitts
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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