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Michael Johns M.D.

550 peachtree street ne, Atlanta, Ga., 30308 | (404) 686-1850

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $213 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
362
Rank: 130th
out of 250 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,719
Rank: 34th
out of 250 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$163K
Rank: 13th
out of 250 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$451 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $213

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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Michael Johns
Average for Otolaryngology 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

ADAM KLEIN

ANGELA CALIENDO

MARK EL-DEIRY

WILLIAM GRIST

EUGENE BERKOWITZ

Organizations

CRAWFORD LONG HOSPITAL

EMORY UNIVERSITY

Patients saw before

Michael Johns

Patients saw after

Individuals

ADAM KLEIN

ANGELA CALIENDO

JOHN ROBACK

SUSAN MULLER

MALCOLM GRAHAM

Organizations

CRAWFORD LONG HOSPITAL

EMORY UNIVERSITY

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
1,313
times performed,
48% of his services

1st Alert

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

82
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,008an average of $16 per time performed $5,252
an average of $4 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Examination to assess movement of vocal cord flaps using ... +

Examination to assess movement of vocal cord flaps using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31579
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 38th

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

161
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$180,681an average of $687 per time performed $43,395
an average of $165 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of speech, language, voice, communication, or ... +

Evaluation of speech, language, voice, communication, or hearing processing ×

Service Code: 92506
Performed in an office
248
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd Alert

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

139
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$109,120an average of $440 per time performed $31,992
an average of $129 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
207
times performed,
8% of his services

4th Alert

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

89
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$113,229an average of $547 per time performed $22,770
an average of $110 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
187
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert

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

81
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,294an average of $162 per time performed $9,350
an average of $50 per time performed
MEDICINE

Treatment of speech, language, voice, communication, and/... +

Treatment of speech, language, voice, communication, and/or hearing processing disorder ×

Service Code: 92507
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert

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

56
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$31,616an average of $208 per time performed $8,816
an average of $58 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
72
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 7th

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

72
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,096an average of $418 per time performed $7,848
an average of $109 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
68
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 1st

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

55
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$12,376an average of $182 per time performed $3,672
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Fluoroscopic and video recorded motion evaluation of swal... +

Fluoroscopic and video recorded motion evaluation of swallowing function ×

Service Code: 92611
Performed in an office
55
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

50
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,680an average of $376 per time performed $4,235
an average of $77 per time performed
MEDICINE

Functional assessment of the voice box

Service Code: 92520
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,405an average of $183 per time performed $1,925
an average of $55 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Removal of growth of tongue and/or vocal cord stripping u... +

Removal of growth of tongue and/or vocal cord stripping using an endoscope with operating microscope or telescope ×

Service Code: 31541
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.85% of his services

11th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,757an average of $859 per time performed $4,991
an average of $217 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
21
times performed,
0.77% of his services

12th 3rd

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,628an average of $268 per time performed $1,701
an average of $81 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.74% of his services

13th 4th

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)
$5,400an average of $270 per time performed $1,280
an average of $64 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope ×

Service Code: 31575
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.59% of his services

14th 10th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,872an average of $367 per time performed $1,376
an average of $86 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Injection of vocal cords using an endoscope with operatin... +

Injection of vocal cords using an endoscope with operating microscope or telescope ×

Service Code: 31571
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.55% of his services

15th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,135an average of $809 per time performed $2,625
an average of $175 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
12
times performed,
0.44% of his services

16th 15th

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: 1.3)
$1,308an average of $109 per time performed $408
an average of $34 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

General repair of voice box

Service Code: 31588
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.44% 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,728an average of $3,644 per time performed $11,220
an average of $935 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 "Otolaryngology." 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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