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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $284 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
831
Rank: 29th
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
43,529
Rank: 3rd
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
52.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$478K
Rank: 5th
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$575 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $284

Note: About 37% 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.

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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Jon S. Poling
Average for Neurology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 100 different services in 2013
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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
38,180
times performed,
88% of his services

1st 1st

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

59
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$404,708an average of $11 per time performed $151,575
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
NA

Continuous intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring, fro... +

Continuous intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring, from outside the operating room (remote or nearby), per patient, (attention directed exclusively to one patient) each 15 minutes (list in addition to primary procedure) ×

Service Code: G0453
Performed in a facility
720
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 13th

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

58
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,800an average of $65 per time performed $14,335
an average of $20 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
511
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd 10th

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

343
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$131,327an average of $257 per time performed $48,995
an average of $96 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
252
times performed,
0.58% of his services

4th 2nd

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

193
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$44,100an average of $175 per time performed $18,459
an average of $73 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
120
times performed,
0.28% of his services

5th 11th

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

120
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,640an average of $372 per time performed $16,840
an average of $140 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
112
times performed,
0.26% of his services

6th 48th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$10,080an average of $90 per time performed $5,756
an average of $51 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 and spinal muscles complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
0.24% of his services

7th 15th

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

80
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,850an average of $225 per time performed $6,441
an average of $61 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
87
times performed,
0.2% of his services

8th 9th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$16,095an average of $185 per time performed $6,704
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.2% of his services

9th 25th

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

83
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$122,800an average of $1,445 per time performed $22,974
an average of $270 per time performed
medical
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
82
times performed,
0.19% of his services

10th 93rd

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$41,000an average of $500 per time performed $10,722
an average of $131 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.18% of his services

11th 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, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$600an average of $8 per time performed $6
an average of $0 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
77
times performed,
0.18% of his services

12th 8th

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

76
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,411an average of $343 per time performed $11,225
an average of $146 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.17% of his services

13th 71st

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$36,000an average of $500 per time performed $6,290
an average of $87 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.15% of his services

14th 39th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$110an average of $2 per time performed $60
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.15% of his services

15th 3rd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$2,432an average of $38 per time performed $1,151
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
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
59
times performed,
0.14% of his services

16th 52nd

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

58
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,160an average of $240 per time performed $1,960
an average of $33 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
47
times performed,
0.11% of his services

17th 5th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,734an average of $122 per time performed $2,516
an average of $54 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
47
times performed,
0.11% of his services

18th 4th

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,217an average of $111 per time performed $2,531
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.11% of his services

19th 44th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,500an average of $2,163 per time performed $17,283
an average of $376 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.09% of his services

20th 98th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$39,000an average of $1,000 per time performed $3,948
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
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
37
times performed,
0.09% of his services

21st 66th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,175an average of $275 per time performed $2,188
an average of $59 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
36
times performed,
0.08% of his services

22nd 124th

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: 1.2)
$12,600an average of $350 per time performed $2,832
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 in arm or leg or non-limb muscles other than middle spinal or cranial nerve supplied muscles ×

Service Code: 95870
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.08% of his services

23rd 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
$4,270an average of $122 per time performed $491
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (o... +

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (outside the brain) ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.07% of his services

24th 40th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,800an average of $525 per time performed $4,077
an average of $127 per time performed
medical
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
32
times performed,
0.07% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,792an average of $181 per time performed $1,861
an average of $58 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 and spinal muscles limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.07% of his services

26th 31st

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,875an average of $125 per time performed $1,244
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.07% of his services

27th 117th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,400an average of $1,600 per time performed $6,152
an average of $212 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
29
times performed,
0.07% of his services

28th 33rd

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$21,025an average of $725 per time performed $9,567
an average of $330 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
29
times performed,
0.07% of his services

29th 12th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,497an average of $293 per time performed $3,457
an average of $119 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.06% of his services

30th 34th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,600an average of $1,200 per time performed $2,794
an average of $100 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
27
times performed,
0.06% of his services

31st 17th

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: 1.1)
$4,725an average of $175 per time performed $1,161
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
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
24
times performed,
0.06% of his services

32nd 102nd

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)
$12,000an average of $500 per time performed $2,085
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.05% of his services

33rd 80th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% 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 $5,060
an average of $241 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 35 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99226
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.05% of his services

34th 127th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,700an average of $185 per time performed $1,541
an average of $77 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
18
times performed,
0.04% of his services

35th 27th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,330an average of $185 per time performed $769
an average of $43 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
17
times performed,
0.04% of his services

36th 38th

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)
$8,410an average of $495 per time performed $5,791
an average of $341 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
17
times performed,
0.04% of his services

37th 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, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $7,258
an average of $427 per time performed
medical
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,
0.04% of his services

38th 41st

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 $1,364
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

39th 128th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,000an average of $2,500 per time performed $4,705
an average of $336 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 13 or more studies

Service Code: 95913
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

40th 56th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,400an average of $2,600 per time performed $2,792
an average of $199 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

41st 133rd

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)
$2,580an average of $215 per time performed $374
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

42nd 104th

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)
$19,200an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,133
an average of $261 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 3-4 studies

Service Code: 95908
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

43rd 75th

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)
$9,600an average of $800 per time performed $1,014
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 11-12 studies

Service Code: 95912
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

44th 43rd

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 $2,320
an average of $193 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of his services

45th 30th

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)
$22,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $1,698
an average of $154 per time performed

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

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