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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $281 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
467
Rank: 112th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,978
Rank: 17th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
32.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$216K
Rank: 46th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$462 This Provider
Avg $281

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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Michael S. Baugh
Average for Neurology 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

JEFFREY TERRY

BRETT BAUDIN

RICHARD CORY

DAVID CARROLL

DAVID KIMBALL

Organizations

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDIC...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Michael S. Baugh

Patients saw after

Individuals

BRETT BAUDIN

JEFFREY TERRY

DAVID CARROLL

PAUL MARTIN

RICHARD CORY

Organizations

NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDIC...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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
12,401
times performed,
83% of his services

1st 1st

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$136,411an average of $11 per time performed $49,604
an average of $4 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
555
times performed,
4% of his services

2nd 4th

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

99
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$58,830an average of $106 per time performed $23,310
an average of $42 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (m... +

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (movement) function, with f-wave study ×

Service Code: 95903
Performed in an office
380
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd 6th

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

99
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,060an average of $137 per time performed $21,280
an average of $56 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
352
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 3rd

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

249
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$46,816an average of $133 per time performed $15,840
an average of $45 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Injection, gadobenate dimeglumine (multihance), per ml

Service Code: A9577
Performed in an office
245
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 25th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,715an average of $7 per time performed $490
an average of $2 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
236
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 2nd

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

156
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$47,200an average of $200 per time performed $16,520
an average of $70 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
159
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 17th

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

92
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,737an average of $143 per time performed $10,335
an average of $65 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
97
times performed,
0.65% of his services

8th 20th

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

56
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,954an average of $82 per time performed $2,813
an average of $29 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of nerve conduction patterns of... +

Measurement and recording of nerve conduction patterns of lower leg muscles ×

Service Code: 95934
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.57% of his services

9th 24th

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

49
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,084an average of $94 per time performed $3,956
an average of $46 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.42% of his services

10th 102nd

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

63
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,568an average of $136 per time performed $3,339
an average of $53 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
55
times performed,
0.37% of his services

11th 13th

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

55
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,885an average of $307 per time performed $5,885
an average of $107 per time performed
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
52
times performed,
0.35% of his services

12th 40th

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

51
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,764an average of $457 per time performed $12,896
an average of $248 per time performed
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.31% of his services

13th 34th

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

45
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$23,230an average of $505 per time performed $13,018
an average of $283 per time performed
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
46
times performed,
0.31% of his services

14th 15th

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

46
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,664an average of $384 per time performed $6,670
an average of $145 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
46
times performed,
0.31% of his services

15th 83rd

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

44
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,978an average of $43 per time performed $644
an average of $14 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.21% of his services

16th 55th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$11,072an average of $346 per time performed $3,328
an average of $104 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.2% of his services

17th 36th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,310an average of $877 per time performed $7,290
an average of $243 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
0.19% of his services

18th 70th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,100an average of $75 per time performed $1,316
an average of $47 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
0.14% of his services

19th 54th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$6,741an average of $321 per time performed $2,835
an average of $135 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.11% of his services

20th 9th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,647an average of $391 per time performed $2,567
an average of $151 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.11% of his services

21st 50th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,504an average of $1,344 per time performed $5,760
an average of $360 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

22nd 10th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,050an average of $270 per time performed $1,380
an average of $92 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 "Neurology." 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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