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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
823
Rank: 33rd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
17,727
Rank: 10th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
21.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$332K
Rank: 19th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$403 This Provider
Avg $281

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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Brian W. Mitchell
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

PHILIP VAN DYCK

TERRY WIMPEY

JERRY SMITH

ROBERT RHODES

PARKER GROW

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Brian W. Mitchell

Patients saw after

Individuals

TERRY WIMPEY

JERRY SMITH

JAMES ELMORE

JON DEWITTE

ROBERT RHODES

Organizations

ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 28 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
14,755
times performed,
83% of his services

1st 1st

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$162,305an average of $11 per time performed $59,020
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
601
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 10th

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

390
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$154,457an average of $257 per time performed $58,898
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
325
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

251
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$56,875an average of $175 per time performed $22,750
an average of $70 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
314
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 4th

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

94
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,810an average of $165 per time performed $12,560
an average of $40 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
174
times performed,
0.98% of his services

5th 6th

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

93
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,800an average of $200 per time performed $8,874
an average of $51 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
169
times performed,
0.95% of his services

6th 12th

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

94
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,885an average of $165 per time performed $7,436
an average of $44 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
112
times performed,
0.63% of his services

7th 15th

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

112
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$41,664an average of $372 per time performed $16,352
an average of $146 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
110
times performed,
0.62% of his services

8th 3rd

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

102
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$12,210an average of $111 per time performed $4,840
an average of $44 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
110
times performed,
0.62% of his services

9th 17th

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

86
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,750an average of $225 per time performed $6,930
an average of $63 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
96
times performed,
0.54% of his services

10th 54th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$48,000an average of $500 per time performed $9,120
an average of $95 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.54% of his services

11th 36th

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

91
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$142,500an average of $1,500 per time performed $27,360
an average of $288 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
87
times performed,
0.49% of his services

12th 9th

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

85
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,841an average of $343 per time performed $12,876
an average of $148 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
82
times performed,
0.46% of his services

13th 11th

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

55
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$15,170an average of $185 per time performed $6,150
an average of $75 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.42% of his services

14th 39th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$592an average of $8 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
71
times performed,
0.4% of his services

15th 7th

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,662an average of $122 per time performed $3,763
an average of $53 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.39% of his services

16th 55th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$35,000an average of $500 per time performed $4,620
an average of $66 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
68
times performed,
0.38% of his services

17th 22nd

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)
$5,440an average of $80 per time performed $884
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.29% of his services

18th 85th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$81,600an average of $1,600 per time performed $12,699
an average of $249 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
50
times performed,
0.28% of his services

19th 79th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,500an average of $350 per time performed $3,750
an average of $75 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
46
times performed,
0.26% of his services

20th 13th

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)
$13,478an average of $293 per time performed $4,784
an average of $104 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
36
times performed,
0.2% of his services

21st 26th

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)
$4,860an average of $135 per time performed $756
an average of $21 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.18% of his services

22nd 50th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$70,400an average of $2,200 per time performed $14,176
an average of $443 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.17% of his services

23rd 114th

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)
$48,000an average of $1,600 per time performed $7,740
an average of $258 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.15% of his services

24th 125th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,345an average of $235 per time performed $1,890
an average of $70 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 38th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$14,482an average of $557 per time performed $4,394
an average of $169 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
26
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 27th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,810an average of $185 per time performed $1,040
an average of $40 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
25
times performed,
0.14% of his services

27th 34th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$18,125an average of $725 per time performed $6,800
an average of $272 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
16
times performed,
0.09% of his services

28th 19th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,800an average of $175 per time performed $672
an average of $42 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.08% of his services

29th 100th

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)
$22,400an average of $1,600 per time performed $3,934
an average of $281 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Spinal tap for diagnosis

Service Code: 62270
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

30th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,000an average of $500 per time performed $600
an average of $50 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
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

31st 40th

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)
$4,920an average of $410 per time performed $3,216
an average of $268 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
11
times performed,
0.06% of his services

32nd 52nd

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)
$2,277an average of $207 per time performed $858
an average of $78 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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