Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $133 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
86
Rank: 95th
out of 166 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
216
Rank: 81st
out of 166 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.5 This Provider
Avg 3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$17.2K
Rank: 67th
out of 166 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$200 This Provider
Avg $133

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 within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

EDWARD HELLMAN

WILLIAM HANCOCK

JONATHAN TRONOLONE

BRENT SAVELLI

STEVEN RIGDON

Organizations

TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL C...

Patients saw before

JAMES WATSON NP-BC

Patients saw after

Individuals

EDWARD HELLMAN

WAYNE STEWART

Organizations

TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL C...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 48 different services in 2014

All Services

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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
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spin... +

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63047
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
13% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,200an average of $900 per time performed $3,259
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord... +

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63048
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,500an average of $340 per time performed $561
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of anterior spinal instrumentation for spinal s... +

Insertion of anterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 2 to 3 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22845
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,048an average of $628 per time performed $1,241
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Harvest of bone fragments for spine surgery graft

Service Code: 20937
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
6% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,450an average of $175 per time performed $247
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22551
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,330an average of $1,095 per time performed $2,386
an average of $170 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of neck for stabilization, 1 interspace ×

Service Code: 22840
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,579an average of $583 per time performed $1,045
an average of $80 per time performed

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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