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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $599 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 51 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
356
Rank: 21st
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
92,333
Rank: 4th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
259.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 51.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$666K
Rank: 7th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,872 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $599

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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Sajid Ahmed
Average for Medical Oncology 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.

Patients saw before

Sajid Ahmed

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 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, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush), per 10 u... +

Injection, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush), per 10 units ×

Service Code: J1642
Performed in an office
27,005
times performed,
29% of his services

1st Alert

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

63
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
8.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$54,010an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
16,941
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 8th

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

54
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
14.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.8)
$287,997an average of $17 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
9,900
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 5th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$29,700an average of $3 per time performed $9,900
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-end-stage renal disease... +

Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-end-stage renal disease use), 1000 units ×

Service Code: J0885
Performed in an office
8,480
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 7th

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
8.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$220,480an average of $26 per time performed $67,840
an average of $8 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, iron sucrose, 1 mg

Service Code: J1756
Performed in an office
7,500
times performed,
8% of his services

5th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,500an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
4,148
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

85
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
18.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103,700an average of $25 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
2,768
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 11th

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

300
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
9.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$60,896an average of $22 per time performed $8,304
an average of $3 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
2,697
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 9th

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

299
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$91,698an average of $34 per time performed $29,667
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,651
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 6th

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

42
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
8.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$10,604an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
1,069
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 44th

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

28
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$8,552an average of $8 per time performed $1,069
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
970
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 47th

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

71
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
13.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$145,500an average of $150 per time performed $38,800
an average of $40 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
868
times performed,
0.94% of his services

12th 27th

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

54
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
15.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$104,160an average of $120 per time performed $45,136
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
835
times performed,
0.9% of his services

13th 17th

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

284
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$125,250an average of $150 per time performed $40,915
an average of $49 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
793
times performed,
0.86% of his services

14th 22nd

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

54
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
14.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$302,926an average of $382 per time performed $77,714
an average of $98 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
630
times performed,
0.68% of his services

15th 48th

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

105
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$37,800an average of $60 per time performed $8,820
an average of $14 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
591
times performed,
0.64% of his services

16th 30th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$147,750an average of $250 per time performed $1,773
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, magnesium sulfate, per 500 mg

Service Code: J3475
Performed in an office
561
times performed,
0.61% of his services

17th 41st

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$2,805an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
532
times performed,
0.58% of his services

18th 20th

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

59
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
8.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$18,620an average of $35 per time performed $9,044
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
506
times performed,
0.55% of his services

19th 38th

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

64
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$25,300an average of $50 per time performed $5,566
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
472
times performed,
0.51% of his services

20th 33rd

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

41
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
10
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$120,360an average of $255 per time performed $10,384
an average of $22 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
379
times performed,
0.41% of his services

21st 40th

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$96,266an average of $254 per time performed $19,329
an average of $51 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
371
times performed,
0.4% of his services

22nd 58th

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

49
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$18,921an average of $51 per time performed $6,307
an average of $17 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3487
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
0.25% of his services

23rd 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$85,790an average of $373 per time performed $37,030
an average of $161 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
220
times performed,
0.24% of his services

24th 31st

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

30
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$3,300an average of $15 per time performed $220
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 ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
0.12% of his services

25th 34th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$5,650an average of $50 per time performed $1,808
an average of $16 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, filgrastim (g-csf), 480 mcg

Service Code: J1441
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.12% of his services

26th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
10.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$73,920an average of $660 per time performed $37,520
an average of $335 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
108
times performed,
0.12% of his services

27th 15th

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

91
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$24,300an average of $225 per time performed $7,884
an average of $73 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
101
times performed,
0.11% of his services

28th 63rd

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

81
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$35,350an average of $350 per time performed $14,948
an average of $148 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
0.1% of his services

29th 28th

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

64
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$8,190an average of $90 per time performed $2,821
an average of $31 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
89
times performed,
0.1% of his services

30th 35th

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

37
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$15,575an average of $175 per time performed $4,806
an average of $54 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,
0.09% of his services

31st 54th

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

81
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,350an average of $350 per time performed $11,583
an average of $143 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
0.09% of his services

32nd 51st

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

38
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$11,850an average of $150 per time performed $2,291
an average of $29 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
73
times performed,
0.08% of his services

33rd 46th

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$16,425an average of $225 per time performed $5,621
an average of $77 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.07% of his services

34th 64th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$329,220an average of $5,310 per time performed $138,570
an average of $2,235 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
54
times performed,
0.06% of his services

35th 25th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$2,700an average of $50 per time performed $810
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.06% of his services

36th 43rd

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$6,375an average of $125 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
51
times performed,
0.06% of his services

37th 69th

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,275an average of $25 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Bone marrow aspiration

Service Code: 38220
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.05% of his services

38th Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,000an average of $280 per time performed $2,900
an average of $58 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.05% of his services

39th 90th

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

50
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,000an average of $300 per time performed $6,000
an average of $120 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
26
times performed,
0.03% of his services

40th 55th

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,500an average of $250 per time performed $2,600
an average of $100 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.03% of his services

41st 70th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$750an average of $30 per time performed $25
an average of $1 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 "Medical 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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