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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $281 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
607
Rank: 72nd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
27,833
Rank: 5th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
45.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$283K
Rank: 29th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$466 This Provider
Avg $281

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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Hernan N. Posas
Average for Neurology 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.

Patients saw before

Hernan N. Posas

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
25,400
times performed,
91% of his services

1st 1st

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$203,200an average of $8 per time performed $101,600
an average of $4 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
485
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

288
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$85,845an average of $177 per time performed $33,950
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

305
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$54,162an average of $118 per time performed $21,573
an average of $47 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in an office
257
times performed,
0.92% of his services

4th 12th

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

64
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,125an average of $125 per time performed $12,079
an average of $47 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in an office
231
times performed,
0.83% of his services

5th 4th

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

63
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,875an average of $125 per time performed $9,702
an average of $42 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
135
times performed,
0.49% of his services

6th 7th

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

62
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$15,525an average of $115 per time performed $7,290
an average of $54 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
121
times performed,
0.43% of his services

7th 11th

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

52
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$18,150an average of $150 per time performed $9,438
an average of $78 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
102
times performed,
0.37% of his services

8th 70th

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$10,200an average of $100 per time performed $4,590
an average of $45 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
97
times performed,
0.35% of his services

9th 15th

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

97
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$41,419an average of $427 per time performed $13,677
an average of $141 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
91
times performed,
0.33% of his services

10th 10th

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

84
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,108an average of $188 per time performed $8,463
an average of $93 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 95816
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.31% of his services

11th 31st

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

85
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,930an average of $255 per time performed $10,492
an average of $122 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
70
times performed,
0.25% of his services

12th 9th

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

61
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,250an average of $375 per time performed $10,360
an average of $148 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.25% of his services

13th 17th

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

61
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,250an average of $250 per time performed $4,416
an average of $64 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.19% of his services

14th 55th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$23,850an average of $450 per time performed $7,473
an average of $141 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.14% of his services

15th 99th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,900an average of $550 per time performed $5,662
an average of $149 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of nerve conduction patterns of... +

Measurement and recording of nerve conduction patterns of lower leg muscles ×

Service Code: 95934
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.13% of his services

16th 24th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,955an average of $215 per time performed $2,553
an average of $69 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.12% of his services

17th 57th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,950an average of $150 per time performed $1,782
an average of $54 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.1% of his services

18th 54th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$15,400an average of $550 per time performed $4,704
an average of $168 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
17
times performed,
0.06% of his services

19th 20th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,275an average of $75 per time performed $510
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of heart function using tilt table

Service Code: 93660
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

20th Alert

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,500an average of $500 per time performed $1,547
an average of $119 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

21st 40th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,050an average of $550 per time performed $3,058
an average of $278 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 "Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology." 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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