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Treatment Tracker » Virginia » Norfolk

Edward R. George MD

5900 lake wright dr, Norfolk, Va., 23502 | (757) 466-8683

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $749 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
563
Rank: 82nd
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
56,560
Rank: 49th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
100.5 This Provider
Avg 55.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$689K
Rank: 60th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,224 This Provider
Avg $749

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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Edward R. George
Average for Hematology/Oncology Providers in Virginia

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.

Patients saw before

Edward R. George

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 52 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
33,700
times performed,
60% of his services

1st 1st

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$539,200an average of $16 per time performed $101,100
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
7,320
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 5th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$278,160an average of $38 per time performed $80,520
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,565
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd 12th

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

390
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$54,775an average of $35 per time performed $17,215
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,449
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 6th

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

53
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$1,449an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,310
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 10th

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

49
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$132,310an average of $101 per time performed $19,650
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,156
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 18th

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

376
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$71,672an average of $62 per time performed $9,248
an average of $8 per time performed
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
1,120
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 14th

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

338
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$21,280an average of $19 per time performed $3,360
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
918
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 36th

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

309
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$27,540an average of $30 per time performed $2,754
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
908
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 53rd

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

308
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$21,792an average of $24 per time performed $2,724
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
856
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 55th

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

308
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$19,688an average of $23 per time performed $1,712
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gammaglobulin (immune system protein) measurement

Service Code: 82784
Performed in an office
822
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 41st

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

102
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$44,388an average of $54 per time performed $10,686
an average of $13 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
781
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 15th

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

377
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$174,944an average of $224 per time performed $57,013
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Nephelometry, test method using light

Service Code: 83883
Performed in an office
466
times performed,
0.82% of his services

13th 66th

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

81
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$82,016an average of $176 per time performed $8,854
an average of $19 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
422
times performed,
0.75% of his services

14th 29th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$711,070an average of $1,685 per time performed $216,486
an average of $513 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
371
times performed,
0.66% of his services

15th 22nd

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

68
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$38,955an average of $105 per time performed $6,307
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
349
times performed,
0.62% of his services

16th 37th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
13.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.3)
$10,121an average of $29 per time performed $2,094
an average of $6 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
306
times performed,
0.54% of his services

17th 35th

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

131
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$92,106an average of $301 per time performed $30,906
an average of $101 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
251
times performed,
0.44% of his services

18th 47th

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

136
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$14,558an average of $58 per time performed $4,769
an average of $19 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
246
times performed,
0.43% of his services

19th 24th

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

80
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$22,878an average of $93 per time performed $4,428
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
0.42% of his services

20th 61st

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

128
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,136an average of $26 per time performed $2,124
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
0.42% of his services

21st 62nd

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

128
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,024an average of $34 per time performed $2,832
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Beta-2 microglobulin (protein) level

Service Code: 82232
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
0.4% of his services

22nd 105th

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

81
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$21,297an average of $93 per time performed $5,267
an average of $23 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
0.33% of his services

23rd 25th

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

62
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$127,596an average of $686 per time performed $19,902
an average of $107 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 38th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$22,152an average of $156 per time performed $3,408
an average of $24 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
137
times performed,
0.24% of his services

25th 17th

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

107
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,276an average of $148 per time performed $6,850
an average of $50 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
0.2% of his services

26th 50th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$920an average of $8 per time performed $115
an average of $1 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
112
times performed,
0.2% of his services

27th 21st

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

46
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$17,024an average of $152 per time performed $2,800
an average of $25 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
0.18% of his services

28th 40th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$312an average of $3 per time performed $104
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.15% of his services

29th 63rd

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$8,064an average of $96 per time performed $2,184
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.13% of his services

30th 91st

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$15,580an average of $205 per time performed $4,332
an average of $57 per time performed
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
62
times performed,
0.11% of his services

31st 46th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$18,848an average of $304 per time performed $3,410
an average of $55 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.08% of his services

32nd 104th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,204an average of $141 per time performed $1,144
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.08% of his services

33rd 96th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$3,913an average of $91 per time performed $1,118
an average of $26 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
42
times performed,
0.07% of his services

34th 48th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$14,028an average of $334 per time performed $2,310
an average of $55 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.07% of his services

35th 89th

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

37
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,034an average of $74 per time performed $861
an average of $21 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
35
times performed,
0.06% of his services

36th 69th

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,120an average of $432 per time performed $4,760
an average of $136 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique ×

Service Code: 96409
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.05% of his services

37th 76th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$14,550an average of $485 per time performed $2,460
an average of $82 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.05% of his services

38th 57th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,813an average of $97 per time performed $348
an average of $12 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.04% of his services

39th 105th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$675an average of $27 per time performed $250
an average of $10 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.04% of his services

40th 100th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,400an average of $56 per time performed $600
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

41st 103rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$360an average of $15 per time performed $96
an average of $4 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

42nd 87th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$96an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.04% of his services

43rd 73rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$437an average of $19 per time performed $23
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.04% of his services

44th 71st

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$195,200an average of $9,760 per time performed $44,800
an average of $2,240 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.04% of his services

45th 107th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,560an average of $78 per time performed $480
an average of $24 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.03% of his services

46th 115th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,072an average of $688 per time performed $2,432
an average of $128 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
18
times performed,
0.03% of his services

47th 45th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$1,260an average of $70 per time performed $270
an average of $15 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy ... +

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy through the same incision on the same date of service ×

Service Code: G0364
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.03% of his services

48th 133rd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$782an average of $46 per time performed $170
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.02% of his services

49th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,380an average of $115 per time performed $756
an average of $63 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.02% of his services

50th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$672an average of $56 per time performed $288
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone and/or joint imaging, whole body

Service Code: 78306
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

51st 159th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,401an average of $491 per time performed $1,859
an average of $169 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m medronate, diagnostic, per study dose, ... +

Technetium tc-99m medronate, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 30 millicuries ×

Service Code: A9503
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

52nd 160th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$429an average of $39 per time performed $154
an average of $14 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 "Specialist." 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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