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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $844 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 73 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
512
Rank: 89th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
60,311
Rank: 54th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
117.8 This Provider
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$690K
Rank: 55th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,348 This Provider
Avg $844

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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Richard J. Locicero
Average for Hematology/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

Richard J. Locicero

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 52 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
17,550
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 2nd

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$52,650an average of $3 per time performed $17,550
an average of $1 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
13,930
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 9th

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

89
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$13,930an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

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

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
9,100
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 1st

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$63,700an average of $7 per time performed $27,300
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
5,206
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 5th

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

44
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
7.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$52,060an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,610
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 10th

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$64,400an average of $40 per time performed $24,150
an average of $15 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
1,525
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 12th

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

370
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$24,400an average of $16 per time performed $4,575
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
1,445
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 8th

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

350
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$60,690an average of $42 per time performed $15,895
an average of $11 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
1,399
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 17th

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

404
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$222,441an average of $159 per time performed $102,127
an average of $73 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
1,080
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 21st

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$38,880an average of $36 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
1,056
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$13,728an average of $13 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
884
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 20th

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

238
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$57,460an average of $65 per time performed $10,608
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
778
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 32nd

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

216
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$17,894an average of $23 per time performed $3,112
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
535
times performed,
0.89% of his services

13th 23rd

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

65
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$50,825an average of $95 per time performed $12,305
an average of $23 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
461
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th 40th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$322,700an average of $700 per time performed $236,493
an average of $513 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
431
times performed,
0.71% of his services

15th 27th

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

51
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
8.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$209,466an average of $486 per time performed $43,100
an average of $100 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3487
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
0.52% of his services

16th 41st

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$93,600an average of $300 per time performed $56,160
an average of $180 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
284
times performed,
0.47% of his services

17th 24th

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

50
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$9,940an average of $35 per time performed $5,112
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
0.35% of his services

18th 36th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$26,412an average of $124 per time performed $4,686
an average of $22 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
189
times performed,
0.31% of his services

19th 29th

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

38
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$10,395an average of $55 per time performed $3,024
an average of $16 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
164
times performed,
0.27% of his services

20th 18th

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

114
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$17,056an average of $104 per time performed $8,200
an average of $50 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
0.26% of his services

21st 38th

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

40
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$1,570an average of $10 per time performed $157
an average of $1 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
143
times performed,
0.24% of his services

22nd 46th

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$35,464an average of $248 per time performed $7,293
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
143
times performed,
0.24% of his services

23rd 80th

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$8,580an average of $60 per time performed $2,431
an average of $17 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
135
times performed,
0.22% of his services

24th 42nd

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

51
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$22,410an average of $166 per time performed $6,885
an average of $51 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest with contrast

Service Code: 71260
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
0.19% of his services

25th 97th

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

78
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$76,727an average of $679 per time performed $12,317
an average of $109 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th 35th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
7.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$3,090an average of $30 per time performed $515
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th 47th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$1,500an average of $15 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
98
times performed,
0.16% of his services

28th 50th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$8,330an average of $85 per time performed $1,470
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.16% of his services

29th 105th

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

58
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$86,950an average of $925 per time performed $18,236
an average of $194 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.16% of his services

30th 79th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$15,416an average of $164 per time performed $4,230
an average of $45 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.15% of his services

31st 134th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,225an average of $25 per time performed $267
an average of $3 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
87
times performed,
0.14% of his services

32nd 75th

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

87
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,709an average of $307 per time performed $12,615
an average of $145 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.13% of his services

33rd 101st

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,000an average of $300 per time performed $14,240
an average of $178 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.11% of his services

34th 81st

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,381an average of $49 per time performed $828
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 88th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,488an average of $68 per time performed $1,782
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.09% of his services

36th 57th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$2,622an average of $46 per time performed $513
an average of $9 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.09% of his services

37th 60th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$171an average of $3 per time performed $57
an average of $1 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of diagnostic mammogram

Service Code: 77051
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.09% 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, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,537an average of $29 per time performed $265
an average of $5 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
51
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 74th

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

41
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$16,473an average of $323 per time performed $7,548
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
43
times performed,
0.07% of his services

40th 51st

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$8,600an average of $200 per time performed $3,354
an average of $78 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.06% of his services

41st 98th

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

35
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$875an average of $25 per time performed $770
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.06% of his services

42nd 115th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,360an average of $96 per time performed $840
an average of $24 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

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

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

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.06% of his services

43rd 135th

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

35
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$525an average of $15 per time performed $490
an average of $14 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
34
times performed,
0.06% of his services

44th 62nd

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,298an average of $97 per time performed $1,020
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.06% of his services

45th 91st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,740an average of $110 per time performed $1,394
an average of $41 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Diagnostic mammography, producing direct digital image, b... +

Diagnostic mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0204
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.05% of his services

46th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,424an average of $232 per time performed $2,656
an average of $83 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

47th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,280an average of $220 per time performed $1,200
an average of $50 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Diagnostic mammography, producing direct digital image, u... +

Diagnostic mammography, producing direct digital image, unilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0206
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.03% of his services

48th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,053an average of $193 per time performed $1,239
an average of $59 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest

Service Code: 71250
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.03% of his services

49th 145th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,000an average of $550 per time performed $2,680
an average of $134 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.03% of his services

50th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,860an average of $193 per time performed $1,880
an average of $94 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detect... +

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.03% of his services

51st Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$580an average of $29 per time performed $140
an average of $7 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
17
times performed,
0.03% of his services

52nd 59th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$799an average of $47 per time performed $255
an average of $15 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 "Hematology & 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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