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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $252 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,669
Rank: 20th
out of 2,335 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,200
Rank: 324th
out of 2,335 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 6.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$357K
Rank: 73rd
out of 2,335 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$214 This Provider
Avg $252

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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Raymond B. Bedgood
Average for Internal Medicine 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

Raymond B. Bedgood

Patients saw after

Individuals

BRANDY SNOOK

SUSAN DEBEY

SHAHRIAR SEDGHI

OSCAR BATTLES

JODY BRAHNEY

Organizations

THE MEDICAL CENTER OF C...

ENDOSCOPY CENTER OF MID...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
2,075
times performed,
40% of his services

1st Alert

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

1,220
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$549,875an average of $265 per time performed $101,675
an average of $49 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
747
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 1st

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

380
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$89,640an average of $120 per time performed $50,796
an average of $68 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
421
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

133
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$55,151an average of $131 per time performed $22,313
an average of $53 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowe... +

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43239
Performed in a facility
239
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 156th

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

219
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$209,125an average of $875 per time performed $20,315
an average of $85 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
193
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert

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

171
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$48,250an average of $250 per time performed $9,071
an average of $47 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
191
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 2nd

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

154
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$15,471an average of $81 per time performed $9,932
an average of $52 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue includi... +

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88313
Performed in an office
184
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert

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

165
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,040an average of $185 per time performed $6,992
an average of $38 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
115
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 45th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$47,495an average of $413 per time performed $19,090
an average of $166 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45380
Performed in a facility
113
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 210th

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

110
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$115,599an average of $1,023 per time performed $16,724
an average of $148 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
95
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 73rd

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

95
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,155an average of $149 per time performed $6,270
an average of $66 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endo... +

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45385
Performed in a facility
91
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 236th

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

90
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$116,571an average of $1,281 per time performed $21,021
an average of $231 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 58th

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

53
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,430an average of $30 per time performed $1,215
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76700
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 209th

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

71
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,575an average of $425 per time performed $5,214
an average of $66 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for hepatitis b adult dosage (3 dose schedule) in... +

Vaccine for hepatitis b adult dosage (3 dose schedule) injection into muscle ×

Service Code: 90746
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 330th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,160an average of $80 per time performed $4,543
an average of $59 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
72
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 33rd

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

64
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,136an average of $238 per time performed $6,912
an average of $96 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Insertion of guide wire with dilation of esophagus using ... +

Insertion of guide wire with dilation of esophagus using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43248
Performed in a facility
68
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 536th

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$61,540an average of $905 per time performed $8,840
an average of $130 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of esophagus, stomach, and/or uppe... +

Diagnostic examination of esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43235
Performed in a facility
64
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 331st

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,528an average of $727 per time performed $6,272
an average of $98 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
64
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 51st

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

64
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,888an average of $217 per time performed $6,208
an average of $97 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45378
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
0.94% of his services

19th 233rd

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$45,325an average of $925 per time performed $8,036
an average of $164 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
33
times performed,
0.63% of his services

20th 11th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,131an average of $307 per time performed $4,818
an average of $146 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Balloon dilation of esophagus using an endoscope

Service Code: 43249
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.5% of his services

21st 530th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$23,426an average of $901 per time performed $2,080
an average of $80 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual no... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk ×

Service Code: G0121
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.46% of his services

22nd 359th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,200an average of $925 per time performed $4,872
an average of $203 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of hemorrhoid by rubber banding

Service Code: 46221
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.35% of his services

23rd Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,780an average of $710 per time performed $1,566
an average of $87 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, problem of high severity

Service Code: 99284
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th 114th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,692an average of $276 per time performed $1,343
an average of $79 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of polyps or growths of esophagus, stomach, and/o... +

Removal of polyps or growths of esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43251
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.27% of his services

25th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,470an average of $1,105 per time performed $1,834
an average of $131 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of stone from bile or pancreatic duct using an en... +

Removal of stone from bile or pancreatic duct using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43264
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.25% of his services

26th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.72% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,273an average of $2,021 per time performed $5,148
an average of $396 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
13
times performed,
0.25% of his services

27th 23rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.72% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,405an average of $185 per time performed $1,144
an average of $88 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of his services

28th 194th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,950an average of $150 per time performed $949
an average of $73 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk ×

Service Code: G0105
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th 365th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,175an average of $925 per time performed $2,299
an average of $209 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 "Gastroenterology." 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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