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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $112 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
257
Rank: 62nd
out of 750 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
50,406
Rank: 1st
out of 750 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
196.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$407K
Rank: 1st
out of 750 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,582 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $112

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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Stephen S. Salmieri
Average for Obstetrics/Gynecology 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 SIEGEL

KELLY ADKINS

JAYMIN PATEL

JOSEPH FINLEY

SANJAY PATEL

Organizations

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTE...

Patients saw before

Stephen S. Salmieri

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSEPH FINLEY

DOUGLAS SILVER

ALTHEA MCPHAIL

SANJAY PATEL

ROBERT SIEGEL

Organizations

GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTE...

PROPATH SERVICES, LLP

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 25 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, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
37,364
times performed,
74% of his services

1st Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
7.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$186,820an average of $5 per time performed $37,364
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, infliximab (remicade), 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
2,904
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$487,872an average of $168 per time performed $148,104
an average of $51 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,811
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 7th

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

34
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
8.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$14,055an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
2,600
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
7.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$241,800an average of $93 per time performed $39,000
an average of $15 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
1,053
times performed,
2% of his services

5th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
8.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$296,946an average of $282 per time performed $3,159
an average of $3 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
857
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
9.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$376,223an average of $439 per time performed $5,142
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
724
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

41
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$115,840an average of $160 per time performed $18,824
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
363
times performed,
0.72% of his services

8th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$237,765an average of $655 per time performed $39,204
an average of $108 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
238
times performed,
0.47% of his services

9th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
8.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$714an average of $3 per time performed $238
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
218
times performed,
0.43% of his services

10th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
7.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$69,542an average of $319 per time performed $12,644
an average of $58 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
172
times performed,
0.34% of his services

11th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,720an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
165
times performed,
0.33% of his services

12th 4th

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

109
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$46,200an average of $280 per time performed $13,365
an average of $81 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
154
times performed,
0.31% of his services

13th 2nd

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

100
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$28,490an average of $185 per time performed $8,316
an average of $54 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
0.29% of his services

14th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,460an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
0.24% of his services

15th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,958an average of $146 per time performed $2,952
an average of $24 per time performed
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
122
times performed,
0.24% of his services

16th 22nd

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$8,418an average of $69 per time performed $2,440
an average of $20 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, filgrastim (g-csf), 480 mcg

Service Code: J1441
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.17% of his services

17th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$85,596an average of $1,019 per time performed $27,804
an average of $331 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis, concurrent with another infusion ×

Service Code: 96368
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.14% of his services

18th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,440an average of $92 per time performed $1,050
an average of $15 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
51
times performed,
0.1% of his services

19th 23rd

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,380an average of $380 per time performed $5,763
an average of $113 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
50
times performed,
0.1% of his services

20th 26th

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

50
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,500an average of $430 per time performed $6,250
an average of $125 per time performed
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.08% of his services

21st Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,494an average of $107 per time performed $672
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.06% of his services

22nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,030an average of $101 per time performed $510
an average of $17 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
27
times performed,
0.05% of his services

23rd 25th

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,560an average of $280 per time performed $2,241
an average of $83 per time performed
FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Abdominal removal of uterus (250 grams or less) with remo... +

Abdominal removal of uterus (250 grams or less) with removal of tubes and/or ovaries using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 58571
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.04% of his services

24th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$62,149an average of $3,271 per time performed $15,447
an average of $813 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
19
times performed,
0.04% of his services

25th 47th

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,260an average of $540 per time performed $3,040
an average of $160 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 "Gynecologic Oncology." 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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