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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
415
Rank: 128th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,763
Rank: 31st
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$236K
Rank: 40th
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$570 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Robert H. Spector
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

Robert H. Spector

Patients saw after

Individuals

ANTHONY GORDON

ELMA CHANG

J. RHEUDASIL

ROBERT TUCKER

Organizations

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
5,045
times performed,
65% of his services

1st 1st

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

32
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$30,270an average of $6 per time performed $20,180
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of eye disease, growth, or structure

Service Code: 76512
Performed in an office
389
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd Alert

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

192
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,566an average of $94 per time performed $28,397
an average of $73 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
321
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

232
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$33,705an average of $105 per time performed $25,680
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92083
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
3% of his services

4th Alert

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

235
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,881an average of $87 per time performed $17,095
an average of $65 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
240
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 15th

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

240
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,720an average of $203 per time performed $37,440
an average of $156 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball +

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball ×

Service Code: 92060
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
3% of his services

6th Alert

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

158
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,490an average of $63 per time performed $10,810
an average of $47 per time performed
MEDICINE

Examination of eye by ophthalmoscope with retinal drawing +

Examination of eye by ophthalmoscope with retinal drawing ×

Service Code: 92225
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert

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

112
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,670an average of $29 per time performed $4,370
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

Measurement and recording of nerve conduction patterns using visually-evoked stimulation ×

Service Code: 95930
Performed in an office
228
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert

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

223
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,780an average of $135 per time performed $24,396
an average of $107 per time performed
MEDICINE

Placement of scalp electrodes for assessment and recordin... +

Placement of scalp electrodes for assessment and recording of responses from several areas of the nerve-brain hearing system ×

Service Code: 92585
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert

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

168
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,435an average of $115 per time performed $15,379
an average of $91 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of the retina

Service Code: 92250
Performed in an office
157
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

147
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,403an average of $79 per time performed $8,478
an average of $54 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
154
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 10th

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

146
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,406an average of $139 per time performed $16,940
an average of $110 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
87
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 3rd

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

54
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,090an average of $70 per time performed $4,698
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
69
times performed,
0.89% of his services

13th 54th

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

32
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$11,799an average of $171 per time performed $8,901
an average of $129 per time performed
MEDICINE

Photography of content of eyes

Service Code: 92285
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.85% of his services

14th Alert

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

64
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,310an average of $35 per time performed $1,254
an average of $19 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
42
times performed,
0.54% of his services

15th 13th

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

42
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,972an average of $166 per time performed $5,208
an average of $124 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.54% of his services

16th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,410an average of $105 per time performed $3,234
an average of $77 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercises to correct eyeball muscle imbalances

Service Code: 92065
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.21% of his services

17th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$880an average of $55 per time performed $624
an average of $39 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service each 30 minu... +

Prolonged office or other outpatient service each 30 minutes beyond first hour ×

Service Code: 99355
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.19% of his services

18th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,530an average of $102 per time performed $1,125
an average of $75 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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