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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $213 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
339
Rank: 137th
out of 250 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,810
Rank: 55th
out of 250 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.3 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$122K
Rank: 32nd
out of 250 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$360 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $213

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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Adam M. Klein
Average for Otolaryngology 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

MICHAEL JOHNS

ANGELA CALIENDO

JEFFERY WADSWORTH

JOHN ROBACK

SUSAN MULLER

Organizations

CRAWFORD LONG HOSPITAL

EMORY UNIVERSITY

Patients saw before

Adam M. Klein

Patients saw after

Individuals

MICHAEL JOHNS

ANGELA CALIENDO

SUSAN MULLER

MALCOLM GRAHAM

JOHN ROBACK

Organizations

CRAWFORD LONG HOSPITAL

EMORY UNIVERSITY

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
729
times performed,
40% of his services

1st Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,664an average of $16 per time performed $2,916
an average of $4 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Examination to assess movement of vocal cord flaps using ... +

Examination to assess movement of vocal cord flaps using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31579
Performed in an office
281
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 38th

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

189
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$192,766an average of $686 per time performed $47,770
an average of $170 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
105
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 7th

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

105
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,470an average of $414 per time performed $12,600
an average of $120 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of speech, language, voice, communication, or ... +

Evaluation of speech, language, voice, communication, or hearing processing ×

Service Code: 92506
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert

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

53
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$41,705an average of $439 per time performed $12,255
an average of $129 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
5% of his services

5th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,948an average of $547 per time performed $9,492
an average of $113 per time performed
MEDICINE

Treatment of speech, language, voice, communication, and/... +

Treatment of speech, language, voice, communication, and/or hearing processing disorder ×

Service Code: 92507
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,188an average of $213 per time performed $3,876
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,150an average of $162 per time performed $3,825
an average of $51 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope ×

Service Code: 31575
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 10th

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

61
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,791an average of $367 per time performed $6,570
an average of $90 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
53
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 59th

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

35
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,756an average of $52 per time performed $848
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Fluoroscopic and video recorded motion evaluation of swal... +

Fluoroscopic and video recorded motion evaluation of swallowing function ×

Service Code: 92611
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,072an average of $388 per time performed $3,168
an average of $72 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Removal of growth of tongue and/or vocal cord stripping u... +

Removal of growth of tongue and/or vocal cord stripping using an endoscope with operating microscope or telescope ×

Service Code: 31541
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,920an average of $873 per time performed $8,480
an average of $212 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
39
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 15th

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

34
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,251an average of $109 per time performed $1,248
an average of $32 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
33
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 1st

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,072an average of $184 per time performed $1,716
an average of $52 per time performed
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 an office
31
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 4th

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,370an average of $270 per time performed $2,170
an average of $70 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
25
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 3rd

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,625an average of $265 per time performed $1,825
an average of $73 per time performed
MEDICINE

Functional assessment of the voice box

Service Code: 92520
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.77% of his services

16th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,506an average of $179 per time performed $798
an average of $57 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Injection of vocal cords using an endoscope with operatin... +

Injection of vocal cords using an endoscope with operating microscope or telescope ×

Service Code: 31571
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,323an average of $871 per time performed $2,327
an average of $179 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 "Otolaryngology." 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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