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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $284 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
827
Rank: 30th
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,211
Rank: 17th
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$507K
Rank: 3rd
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$613 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $284

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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Kenneth J. Lazarus
Average for Neurology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 91 different services in 2013
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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, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
6,300
times performed,
41% of his services

1st 1st

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$40,509an average of $6 per time performed $26,460
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,850
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 6th

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

132
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,002an average of $9 per time performed $2,516
an average of $1 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
1,549
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

550
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$207,365an average of $134 per time performed $116,454
an average of $75 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
1,206
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

345
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$143,671an average of $119 per time performed $57,514
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Alcohol (ethanol) level

Service Code: 82055
Performed in an office
670
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

288
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$56,950an average of $85 per time performed $9,795
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, qualitative; multiple drug classes by high c... +

Drug screen, qualitative; multiple drug classes by high complexity test method (e. g. , immunoassay, enzyme assay), per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0431
Performed in an office
665
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

287
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$144,850an average of $218 per time performed $62,670
an average of $94 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9966
Performed in an office
484
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

132
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,420an average of $5 per time performed $106
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
264
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,912an average of $15 per time performed $21
an average of $0 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
247
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 10th

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

199
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$41,540an average of $168 per time performed $26,296
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in an office
231
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

120
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$55,440an average of $240 per time performed $17,071
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of diagnostic or therapeutic substances into up... +

Injection of diagnostic or therapeutic substances into upper or middle spine ×

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
167
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

91
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$75,150an average of $450 per time performed $26,657
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
0.72% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

109
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,760an average of $16 per time performed $782
an average of $7 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
110
times performed,
0.72% of his services

13th 5th

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

60
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$14,875an average of $135 per time performed $5,816
an average of $53 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
108
times performed,
0.71% of his services

14th 11th

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

108
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,350an average of $309 per time performed $15,261
an average of $141 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg and spinal muscles complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.59% of his services

15th 15th

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

70
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,350an average of $150 per time performed $5,751
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and asleep ×

Service Code: 95819
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.56% of his services

16th 38th

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

83
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,750an average of $644 per time performed $29,057
an average of $342 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
83
times performed,
0.55% of his services

17th 8th

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

81
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,770an average of $323 per time performed $12,448
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Neurobehavioral status examination, interpretation, and r... +

Neurobehavioral status examination, interpretation, and report by psychologist or physician per hour ×

Service Code: 96116
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 47th

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

57
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,300an average of $150 per time performed $5,524
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.52% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

51
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,270an average of $130 per time performed $3,674
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of diagnostic or therapeutic substances into lo... +

Injection of diagnostic or therapeutic substances into lower spine ×

Service Code: 62310
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.39% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,350an average of $650 per time performed $11,381
an average of $193 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and asleep ×

Service Code: 95819
Performed in a facility
55
times performed,
0.36% of his services

21st 27th

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

51
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,850an average of $197 per time performed $2,416
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
0.32% of his services

22nd 26th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$17,150an average of $350 per time performed $8,061
an average of $165 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.31% of his services

23rd 81st

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,250an average of $261 per time performed $4,595
an average of $98 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 an office
42
times performed,
0.28% of his services

24th 12th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,290an average of $221 per time performed $5,045
an average of $120 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.28% of his services

25th 25th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,300an average of $150 per time performed $2,177
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.26% of his services

26th 35th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,430an average of $370 per time performed $5,382
an average of $138 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.25% of his services

27th 87th

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,700an average of $150 per time performed $2,085
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.24% of his services

28th 86th

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,400an average of $261 per time performed $3,590
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (o... +

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (outside the brain) ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.22% of his services

29th 52nd

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,550an average of $75 per time performed $742
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of lower or sacral spine nerve root using imagi... +

Injection of lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.22% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,000an average of $500 per time performed $6,186
an average of $182 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by c... +

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by computer ×

Service Code: 96103
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.15% of his services

31st 79th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,450an average of $150 per time performed $1,258
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
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
23
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd 9th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,885an average of $169 per time performed $1,728
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.15% of his services

33rd 98th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,800an average of $296 per time performed $2,532
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72156
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.15% of his services

34th 128th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,500an average of $152 per time performed $2,242
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.13% of his services

35th 34th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,600an average of $280 per time performed $2,021
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.12% of his services

36th 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, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,890an average of $105 per time performed $779
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.12% of his services

37th 104th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,600an average of $200 per time performed $940
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of lower or sacral spine nerve root using imagi... +

Injection of lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64484
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

38th 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, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,300an average of $220 per time performed $1,071
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.07% of his services

39th 30th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,400an average of $400 per time performed $1,916
an average of $174 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

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