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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
521
Rank: 86th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
44,018
Rank: 77th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
84.5 This Provider
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$399K
Rank: 93rd
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$765 This Provider
Avg $844

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Aldemar Montero
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.

Individuals

JOSEPH FINLEY

ALEXANDER SAKER

ANTHONY LANDIS

JANI WIDJAJA

JON SIEGEL

Organizations

GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTE...

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

Patients saw before

Aldemar Montero

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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
14,250
times performed,
32% 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$42,750an average of $3 per time performed $14,250
an average of $1 per time performed
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
12,970
times performed,
29% of his services

2nd 4th

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

72
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$38,910an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
3,260
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 5th

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

49
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$26,080an average of $8 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
3,120
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 6th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$87,360an average of $28 per time performed $24,960
an average of $8 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,750
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 10th

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

46
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$134,750an average of $77 per time performed $26,250
an average of $15 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
1,595
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 8th

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

396
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$86,130an average of $54 per time performed $17,545
an average of $11 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
1,572
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 12th

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

393
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$23,580an average of $15 per time performed $4,716
an average of $3 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
769
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 18th

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

289
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$76,900an average of $100 per time performed $41,526
an average of $54 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
454
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 17th

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

129
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$63,106an average of $139 per time performed $36,774
an average of $81 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
402
times performed,
0.91% of his services

10th 20th

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

171
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$22,512an average of $56 per time performed $6,030
an average of $15 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
357
times performed,
0.81% of his services

11th 23rd

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

64
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$26,775an average of $75 per time performed $9,282
an average of $26 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
301
times performed,
0.68% of his services

12th 28th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$129,430an average of $430 per time performed $903
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
0.68% of his services

13th 21st

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$7,200an average of $24 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
295
times performed,
0.67% of his services

14th 31st

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: 4.6)
$147,500an average of $500 per time performed $1,770
an average of $6 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
246
times performed,
0.56% of his services

15th 24th

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

65
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$7,380an average of $30 per time performed $4,674
an average of $19 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
208
times performed,
0.47% of his services

16th 29th

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

50
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$10,400an average of $50 per time performed $3,744
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
197
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th 27th

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

51
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$98,500an average of $500 per time performed $21,867
an average of $111 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3487
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
0.43% of his services

18th 41st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$73,508an average of $391 per time performed $34,028
an average of $181 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
0.33% of his services

19th 35th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$4,032an average of $28 per time performed $864
an average of $6 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
132
times performed,
0.3% of his services

20th 44th

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

84
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,448an average of $64 per time performed $4,224
an average of $32 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
109
times performed,
0.25% of his services

21st 42nd

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

38
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$14,170an average of $130 per time performed $6,104
an average of $56 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
104
times performed,
0.24% of his services

22nd 62nd

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

60
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$9,360an average of $90 per time performed $3,224
an average of $31 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.23% of his services

23rd 38th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$515an average of $5 per time performed $103
an average of $1 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
96
times performed,
0.22% of his services

24th 33rd

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

54
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$10,848an average of $113 per time performed $5,376
an average of $56 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
0.21% of his services

25th 60th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$2,366an average of $26 per time performed $91
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, filgrastim (g-csf), 300 mcg

Service Code: J1440
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.18% of his services

26th 140th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$27,135an average of $335 per time performed $16,686
an average of $206 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
74
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th 74th

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

67
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$21,460an average of $290 per time performed $11,544
an average of $156 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
74
times performed,
0.17% of his services

28th 51st

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

37
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$12,062an average of $163 per time performed $5,920
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.16% of his services

29th 36th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$9,100an average of $130 per time performed $1,750
an average of $25 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
63
times performed,
0.14% of his services

30th 46th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$12,915an average of $205 per time performed $3,591
an average of $57 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.12% of his services

31st 47th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$1,026an average of $19 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.12% of his services

32nd 48th

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,160an average of $40 per time performed $648
an average of $12 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
53
times performed,
0.12% of his services

33rd 75th

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

53
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,529an average of $293 per time performed $8,056
an average of $152 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.12% of his services

34th 73rd

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$5,300an average of $100 per time performed $2,385
an average of $45 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
53
times performed,
0.12% of his services

35th 77th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$530an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
0.11% of his services

36th 89th

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

42
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,944an average of $228 per time performed $5,088
an average of $106 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.11% of his services

37th 64th

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$188an average of $4 per time performed $47
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis, concurrent with another infusion ×

Service Code: 96368
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.09% of his services

38th 102nd

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$1,520an average of $40 per time performed $570
an average of $15 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
38
times performed,
0.09% of his services

39th 50th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$1,900an average of $50 per time performed $646
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.08% of his services

40th 32nd

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$629an average of $17 per time performed $148
an average of $4 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
35
times performed,
0.08% of his services

41st 84th

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)
$8,050an average of $230 per time performed $4,480
an average of $128 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
32
times performed,
0.07% of his services

42nd 80th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$1,280an average of $40 per time performed $640
an average of $20 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.07% of his services

43rd 117th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$750an average of $25 per time performed $270
an average of $9 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.07% of his services

44th 98th

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$290an average of $10 per time performed $290
an average of $10 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.06% of his services

45th 76th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$133,488an average of $4,944 per time performed $60,615
an average of $2,245 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
15
times performed,
0.03% of his services

46th 58th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,675an average of $245 per time performed $1,575
an average of $105 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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