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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $920 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 63 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
770
Rank: 12th
out of 194 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
95,951
Rank: 30th
out of 194 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
124.6 This Provider
Avg 63.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.82M
Rank: 10th
out of 194 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,362 This Provider
Avg $920

Note: About 77% 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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Jonathan C. Bender
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 129 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, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
17,340
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 3rd

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

63
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$762,960an average of $44 per time performed $192,994
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency ... +

Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency anemia, 1 mg (non-esrd use) ×

Service Code: Q0138
Performed in an office
14,281
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 8th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$28,562an average of $2 per time performed $7,283
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant, 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
8,850
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$88,500an average of $10 per time performed $11,948
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-esrd use), 1000 units

Service Code: J0885
Performed in an office
4,745
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 6th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$103,963an average of $22 per time performed $39,478
an average of $8 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,444
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$4,888an average of $2 per time performed $220
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
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
2,439
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 10th

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

638
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$67,316an average of $28 per time performed $25,463
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
2,419
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 12th

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

628
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$72,570an average of $30 per time performed $7,136
an average of $3 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
1,662
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 15th

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

560
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$432,120an average of $260 per time performed $133,060
an average of $80 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,500
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 13th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$132,000an average of $88 per time performed $22,500
an average of $15 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
862
times performed,
0.9% of his services

10th 18th

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

307
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$143,807an average of $167 per time performed $47,970
an average of $56 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
620
times performed,
0.65% of his services

11th 17th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$17,360an average of $28 per time performed $285
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
510
times performed,
0.53% of his services

12th 29th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$13,199an average of $26 per time performed $4,799
an average of $9 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
0.48% of his services

13th 31st

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$91,800an average of $200 per time performed $1,707
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
0.48% of his services

14th 25th

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

76
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$27,600an average of $60 per time performed $8,078
an average of $18 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
455
times performed,
0.47% of his services

15th 28th

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

127
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$22,295an average of $49 per time performed $9,159
an average of $20 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab, 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
417
times performed,
0.43% of his services

16th 48th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$490,480an average of $1,176 per time performed $221,556
an average of $531 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
400
times performed,
0.42% of his services

17th 22nd

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

76
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$171,900an average of $430 per time performed $45,408
an average of $114 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
393
times performed,
0.41% of his services

18th 23rd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$55,020an average of $140 per time performed $983
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
371
times performed,
0.39% of his services

19th 21st

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

60
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$42,914an average of $116 per time performed $9,383
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride, 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
363
times performed,
0.38% of his services

20th 46th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$63,525an average of $175 per time performed $2,069
an average of $6 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
307
times performed,
0.32% of his services

21st 24th

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

104
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$52,804an average of $172 per time performed $16,962
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
0.26% of his services

22nd 49th

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

54
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$3,250an average of $13 per time performed $1,268
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd 37th

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$697an average of $3 per time performed $119
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
208
times performed,
0.22% of his services

24th 35th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$24,467an average of $118 per time performed $5,059
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
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
155
times performed,
0.16% of his services

25th 42nd

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$36,814an average of $238 per time performed $8,771
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or ... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
0.16% of his services

26th 79th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$28,616an average of $188 per time performed $9,176
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.14% of his services

27th 53rd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$2,040an average of $15 per time performed $58
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
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
131
times performed,
0.14% of his services

28th 39th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$28,922an average of $221 per time performed $7,441
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein each additional hour

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
0.13% of his services

29th 55th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$10,384an average of $82 per time performed $1,541
an average of $12 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,
0.13% of his services

30th 64th

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

120
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$65,280an average of $544 per time performed $18,853
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
0.12% of his services

31st 50th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$9,132an average of $79 per time performed $1,901
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.1% of his services

32nd 91st

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

95
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,880an average of $30 per time performed $2,463
an average of $26 per time performed
drug
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
83
times performed,
0.09% of his services

33rd 119th

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

83
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,890an average of $23 per time performed $1,183
an average of $14 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.08% of his services

34th 69th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$410,380an average of $5,195 per time performed $188,032
an average of $2,380 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.07% of his services

35th 57th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$240an average of $4 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.07% of his services

36th 63rd

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,329an average of $20 per time performed $57
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.06% of his services

37th 106th

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

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$825an average of $15 per time performed $191
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of additional chemotherapy drug or substance int... +

Infusion of additional chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.06% of his services

38th 71st

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$10,744an average of $203 per time performed $2,637
an average of $50 per time performed
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 an office
49
times performed,
0.05% of his services

39th 52nd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,978an average of $122 per time performed $1,456
an average of $30 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
46
times performed,
0.05% of his services

40th 56th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$17,296an average of $376 per time performed $5,204
an average of $113 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.04% of his services

41st 72nd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$7,790an average of $181 per time performed $1,903
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.04% of his services

42nd 84th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$6,045an average of $155 per time performed $1,757
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.03% of his services

43rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$868an average of $31 per time performed $341
an average of $12 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
26
times performed,
0.03% of his services

44th 59th

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)
$15,490an average of $596 per time performed $4,015
an average of $154 per time performed
drug
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
17
times performed,
0.02% of his services

45th 66th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$272an average of $16 per time performed $7
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.01% of his services

46th 137th

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)
$265an average of $19 per time performed $167
an average of $12 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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