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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
788
Rank: 39th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
31,985
Rank: 3rd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
40.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$390K
Rank: 10th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$495 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $281

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Jon S. Poling
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

EDWARD NOVEY

STEVE BRAMLET

ROBERT RHODES

JERRY SMITH

PHILIP VAN DYCK

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Jon S. Poling

Patients saw after

Individuals

EDWARD NOVEY

JAMES ELMORE

JON DEWITTE

TERRY WIMPEY

WILLIAM TALLEY

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 38 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
28,775
times performed,
90% of his services

1st 1st

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$316,525an average of $11 per time performed $115,100
an average of $4 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
459
times performed,
1% of his services

2nd 10th

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

326
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$117,963an average of $257 per time performed $44,523
an average of $97 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
348
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd 4th

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

75
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,420an average of $165 per time performed $13,224
an average of $38 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
267
times performed,
0.83% of his services

4th 6th

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

75
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$53,400an average of $200 per time performed $13,617
an average of $51 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
249
times performed,
0.78% of his services

5th 2nd

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

185
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$43,575an average of $175 per time performed $16,932
an average of $68 per time performed
MEDICINE

Continuous intraoperative needle measurement and recordin... +

Continuous intraoperative needle measurement and recording of movement and feeling per hour ×

Service Code: 95920
Performed in a facility
151
times performed,
0.47% of his services

6th 21st

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,713an average of $263 per time performed $11,778
an average of $78 per time performed
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
125
times performed,
0.39% of his services

7th 11th

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

69
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$23,125an average of $185 per time performed $8,750
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 for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
0.33% of his services

8th 70th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$9,540an average of $90 per time performed $4,664
an average of $44 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
92
times performed,
0.29% of his services

9th 54th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$46,000an average of $500 per time performed $8,280
an average of $90 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 a facility
90
times performed,
0.28% of his services

10th 26th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,150an average of $135 per time performed $1,980
an average of $22 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
89
times performed,
0.28% of his services

11th 17th

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

71
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,025an average of $225 per time performed $5,340
an average of $60 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 a facility
85
times performed,
0.27% of his services

12th 22nd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,800an average of $80 per time performed $1,105
an average of $13 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
83
times performed,
0.26% of his services

13th 9th

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

82
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,469an average of $343 per time performed $12,201
an average of $147 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
81
times performed,
0.25% of his services

14th 15th

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

81
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,132an average of $372 per time performed $11,583
an average of $143 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.24% of his services

15th 55th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$38,500an average of $500 per time performed $6,622
an average of $86 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.2% of his services

16th 36th

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

63
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$85,113an average of $1,351 per time performed $16,128
an average of $256 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.19% of his services

17th 99th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$30,500an average of $500 per time performed $7,564
an average of $124 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 limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
0.18% of his services

18th 97th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,015an average of $85 per time performed $767
an average of $13 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 a facility
58
times performed,
0.18% of his services

19th 79th

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

52
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,300an average of $350 per time performed $4,292
an average of $74 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
0.18% of his services

20th 41st

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,700an average of $100 per time performed $969
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.17% of his services

21st 50th

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

53
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$115,885an average of $2,107 per time performed $22,770
an average of $414 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.15% of his services

22nd 44th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$48an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
42
times performed,
0.13% of his services

23rd 7th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,124an average of $122 per time performed $2,184
an average of $52 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
38
times performed,
0.12% of his services

24th 3rd

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,218an average of $111 per time performed $1,444
an average of $38 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.11% of his services

25th 114th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,600an average of $1,600 per time performed $8,568
an average of $238 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of needles and skin electrodes for measurement ... +

Insertion of needles and skin electrodes for measurement and recording of stimulated sites in the arms and legs ×

Service Code: 95938
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.11% of his services

26th 87th

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,400an average of $240 per time performed $1,050
an average of $30 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
32
times performed,
0.1% of his services

27th 34th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$23,200an average of $725 per time performed $8,800
an average of $275 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 limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.09% of his services

28th 33rd

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,750an average of $125 per time performed $1,110
an average of $37 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
26
times performed,
0.08% of his services

29th 13th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,618an average of $293 per time performed $2,990
an average of $115 per time performed
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
24
times performed,
0.08% of his services

30th 19th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,200an average of $175 per time performed $936
an average of $39 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 a facility
24
times performed,
0.08% of his services

31st 27th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,440an average of $185 per time performed $960
an average of $40 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arms or legs ×

Service Code: 95861
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.07% of his services

32nd 105th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,325an average of $275 per time performed $1,311
an average of $57 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.06% of his services

33rd 12th

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)
$3,300an average of $165 per time performed $900
an average of $45 per time performed
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,
0.06% of his services

34th Alert

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
$36,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $7,182
an average of $399 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of needles and skin electrodes for measurement ... +

Insertion of needles and skin electrodes for measurement and recording of stimulated sites in the arms and legs ×

Service Code: 95939
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.05% of his services

35th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,500an average of $500 per time performed $1,207
an average of $71 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
17
times performed,
0.05% of his services

36th 52nd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,519an average of $207 per time performed $1,275
an average of $75 per time performed
MEDICINE

Placement of skin electrodes for measurement and recordin... +

Placement of skin electrodes for measurement and recording of stimulated sites of the legs ×

Service Code: 95929
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.05% of his services

37th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,896an average of $181 per time performed $944
an average of $59 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.05% of his services

38th 85th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,600an average of $1,600 per time performed $4,272
an average of $267 per time performed
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
16
times performed,
0.05% of his services

39th 31st

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,000an average of $500 per time performed $3,888
an average of $243 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of neck blood vessels

Service Code: 70547
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.05% of his services

40th 152nd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,000an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,210
an average of $214 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
15
times performed,
0.05% of his services

41st 40th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,150an average of $410 per time performed $3,780
an average of $252 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72156
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.04% of his services

42nd 166th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,500an average of $2,500 per time performed $4,927
an average of $379 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

43rd Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,580an average of $215 per time performed $384
an average of $32 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of his services

44th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,485an average of $135 per time performed $770
an average of $70 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of his services

45th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$880an average of $80 per time performed $242
an average of $22 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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