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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $844 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 73 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
342
Rank: 138th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
27,744
Rank: 105th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
81.1 This Provider
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$354K
Rank: 98th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,036 This Provider
Avg $844

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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Brian A. Geller
Average for Hematology/Oncology 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

JOHN MANFREDI

JENNIFER JONES

KEVIN MILLER

JON HORN

DALE ERWIN

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE H...

Patients saw before

Brian A. Geller

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOHN MANFREDI

JENNIFER JONES

KEVIN MILLER

DALE ERWIN

JON HORN

Organizations

PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE H...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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
TEMPORARY CODES

Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency ... +

Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency anemia, 1 mg (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: Q0138
Performed in an office
11,730
times performed,
42% of his services

1st 3rd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$23,460an average of $2 per time performed $11,730
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
9,300
times performed,
34% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$37,200an average of $4 per time performed $9,300
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,210
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 10th

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

38
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$78,650an average of $65 per time performed $18,150
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
950
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 5th

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$2,850an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
836
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 26th

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

41
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$46,816an average of $56 per time performed $8,360
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
323
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 8th

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

149
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$10,336an average of $32 per time performed $3,553
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
247
times performed,
0.89% of his services

7th 23rd

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

63
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$22,971an average of $93 per time performed $5,681
an average of $23 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
243
times performed,
0.88% of his services

8th 18th

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

92
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$29,403an average of $121 per time performed $12,636
an average of $52 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
226
times performed,
0.81% of his services

9th 12th

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

107
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$4,972an average of $22 per time performed $678
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
217
times performed,
0.78% of his services

10th 29th

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

51
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$16,275an average of $75 per time performed $3,472
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
0.74% of his services

11th 24th

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

95
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$10,608an average of $52 per time performed $3,672
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
184
times performed,
0.66% of his services

12th 48th

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

37
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$8,096an average of $44 per time performed $2,024
an average of $11 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
169
times performed,
0.61% of his services

13th 17th

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

83
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$29,575an average of $175 per time performed $12,675
an average of $75 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
0.53% of his services

14th 50th

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

53
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$14,600an average of $100 per time performed $2,336
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
0.51% of his services

15th 20th

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

93
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$7,242an average of $51 per time performed $1,704
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
0.51% of his services

16th 27th

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

43
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$70,923an average of $503 per time performed $14,100
an average of $100 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
0.48% of his services

17th 38th

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

51
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$665an average of $5 per time performed $133
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.46% of his services

18th 42nd

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

60
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$31,744an average of $248 per time performed $6,656
an average of $52 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.34% of his services

19th 64th

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,900an average of $20 per time performed $95
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.32% of his services

20th 76th

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

50
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$519,200an average of $5,900 per time performed $196,504
an average of $2,233 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 73rd

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$11,178an average of $138 per time performed $3,240
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.23% of his services

22nd 58th

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

44
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$15,680an average of $245 per time performed $6,400
an average of $100 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
60
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd 75th

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

60
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,180an average of $353 per time performed $8,820
an average of $147 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.21% of his services

24th 57th

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

51
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$1,450an average of $25 per time performed $522
an average of $9 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
53
times performed,
0.19% of his services

25th 74th

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

42
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,225an average of $325 per time performed $8,003
an average of $151 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.19% of his services

26th 32nd

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

48
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$1,508an average of $29 per time performed $208
an average of $4 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
48
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th 51st

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

26
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$8,160an average of $170 per time performed $3,648
an average of $76 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
45
times performed,
0.16% of his services

28th 44th

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

28
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,600an average of $80 per time performed $1,440
an average of $32 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.15% of his services

29th 56th

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,150an average of $50 per time performed $817
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.15% of his services

30th 70th

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,376an average of $32 per time performed $387
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.15% of his services

31st 68th

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,290an average of $30 per time performed $516
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd 66th

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

40
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$946an average of $22 per time performed $86
an average of $2 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.15% of his services

33rd 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$5,082an average of $121 per time performed $924
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Glutamyltransferase (liver enzyme) level

Service Code: 82977
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.15% of his services

34th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,470an average of $35 per time performed $168
an average of $4 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
41
times performed,
0.15% of his services

35th 33rd

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$4,920an average of $120 per time performed $2,214
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.14% of his services

36th 91st

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,875an average of $125 per time performed $1,599
an average of $41 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.14% of his services

37th 46th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$9,750an average of $250 per time performed $2,028
an average of $52 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.13% of his services

38th 47th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$108an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.1% of his services

39th 80th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,520an average of $90 per time performed $476
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.09% of his services

40th 85th

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

23
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,430an average of $55 per time performed $546
an average of $21 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.08% of his services

41st 77th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$414an average of $18 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.07% of his services

42nd 99th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$820an average of $41 per time performed $420
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.07% of his services

43rd 115th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,425an average of $75 per time performed $456
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.06% of his services

44th 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$408an average of $24 per time performed $102
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.05% of his services

45th 129th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$525an average of $35 per time performed $195
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Immunologic analysis for detection of tumor antigen

Service Code: 86300
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

46th 82nd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$708an average of $59 per time performed $348
an average of $29 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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