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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
1,494
Rank: 2nd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
16,137
Rank: 13th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.8 This Provider
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$322K
Rank: 22nd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$215 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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William T. Garrett
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.

Individuals

DAVID KNOPF

LAURANCE LEE

JAMES EDWARDS

ROBERT MYERS

ALLEN MEGLIN

Organizations

SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL...

CANDLER HOSPITAL, INC.

Patients saw before

William T. Garrett

Patients saw after

Individuals

RICHARD BODZINER

DAVID KNOPF

LAURANCE LEE

JAMES EDWARDS

ROBERT MYERS

Organizations

CANDLER HOSPITAL, INC.

SAINT JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 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
12,100
times performed,
75% of his services

1st 1st

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$72,600an average of $6 per time performed $48,400
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
753
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

579
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$123,492an average of $164 per time performed $52,710
an average of $70 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
590
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 14th

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

318
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$44,840an average of $76 per time performed $17,110
an average of $29 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
509
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 12th

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

180
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$60,571an average of $119 per time performed $22,905
an average of $45 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
493
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

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

183
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,286an average of $102 per time performed $19,720
an average of $40 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
432
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 3rd

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

368
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$47,088an average of $109 per time performed $19,872
an average of $46 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
220
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 23rd

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

215
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,100an average of $255 per time performed $22,000
an average of $100 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
177
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 17th

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

159
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,480an average of $240 per time performed $11,328
an average of $64 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 a facility
144
times performed,
0.89% of his services

9th 19th

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

139
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,664an average of $206 per time performed $5,904
an average of $41 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
102
times performed,
0.63% of his services

10th 7th

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

84
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,872an average of $136 per time performed $5,508
an average of $54 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,
0.6% of his services

11th 15th

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

97
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,943an average of $319 per time performed $13,192
an average of $136 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
83
times performed,
0.51% of his services

12th 13th

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

83
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,999an average of $253 per time performed $9,628
an average of $116 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.44% of his services

13th 36th

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

69
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,045an average of $1,395 per time performed $20,377
an average of $287 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 a facility
65
times performed,
0.4% of his services

14th 27th

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

65
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,365an average of $221 per time performed $2,470
an average of $38 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
52
times performed,
0.32% of his services

15th 9th

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

51
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,380an average of $315 per time performed $7,696
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 for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.27% of his services

16th 70th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,916an average of $89 per time performed $2,024
an average of $46 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
32
times performed,
0.2% of his services

17th 54th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$16,512an average of $516 per time performed $3,904
an average of $122 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
29
times performed,
0.18% of his services

18th 40th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,268an average of $492 per time performed $7,743
an average of $267 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 limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.18% of his services

19th 33rd

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,350an average of $150 per time performed $1,160
an average of $40 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
27
times performed,
0.17% of his services

20th 99th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,095an average of $485 per time performed $3,186
an average of $118 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
25
times performed,
0.15% of his services

21st 31st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,225an average of $449 per time performed $6,075
an average of $243 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.12% of his services

22nd 57th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,760an average of $138 per time performed $1,060
an average of $53 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.12% of his services

23rd 85th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,322an average of $1,438 per time performed $4,636
an average of $244 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

24th 50th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,056an average of $2,088 per time performed $5,568
an average of $464 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

25th 100th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,256an average of $1,438 per time performed $3,336
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." 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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