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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $905 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 70 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
235
Rank: 134th
out of 190 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
521
Rank: 155th
out of 190 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 69.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$18.5K
Rank: 170th
out of 190 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$79 This Provider
Avg $905

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

BRANDON WEST

ALAA-EL-DIN SOLTAN

BRIAN GORDON

ERIKA HAMMOND

ROBERT PHAM

Organizations

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL, INC.

COBB HOSPITAL, INC

Patients saw before

BRUCE GOLDSWEIG MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

BRANDON WEST

ALAA-EL-DIN SOLTAN

ERIKA HAMMOND

BRIAN GORDON

ABDUL SHEIKH

Organizations

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL, INC.

COBB HOSPITAL, INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 16 different services in 2014
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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
medical
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 a facility
203
times performed,
39% of his services

1st 46th

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

130
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$26,187an average of $129 per time performed $3,538
an average of $17 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 a facility
165
times performed,
32% of his services

2nd 22nd

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

85
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$35,145an average of $213 per time performed $6,135
an average of $37 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 a facility
37
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 96th

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

37
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,729an average of $317 per time performed $2,053
an average of $55 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 a facility
22
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 28th

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

22
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,908an average of $314 per time performed $1,367
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 53rd

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

17
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,300an average of $115 per time performed $618
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 102nd

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,624an average of $296 per time performed $1,521
an average of $80 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 a facility
15
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 80th

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,260an average of $484 per time performed $1,521
an average of $101 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Bruce D Goldsweig
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Georgia

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

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.

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