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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
219
Rank: 158th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
47,790
Rank: 74th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
218.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 72.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$287K
Rank: 112th
out of 214 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,311 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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Farid U. Qazi
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.

Patients saw before

Farid U. Qazi

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
22,710
times performed,
48% of his services

1st 1st

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
7.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$567,750an average of $25 per time performed $68,130
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush), per 10 u... +

Injection, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush), per 10 units ×

Service Code: J1642
Performed in an office
8,701
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 4th

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

44
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$87,010an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
7,500
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$45,000an average of $6 per time performed $7,500
an average of $1 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
2,525
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 9th

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,050an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,680
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 10th

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

27
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$149,520an average of $89 per time performed $25,200
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,194
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 5th

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

25
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$7,164an average of $6 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
598
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 8th

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

169
patients got this service, 77% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$28,704an average of $48 per time performed $6,578
an average of $11 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
447
times performed,
0.94% of his services

8th 12th

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

153
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$15,198an average of $34 per time performed $1,341
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
363
times performed,
0.76% of his services

9th 39th

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

42
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$8,712an average of $24 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
287
times performed,
0.6% of his services

10th 17th

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

144
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$35,588an average of $124 per time performed $22,099
an average of $77 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
241
times performed,
0.5% of his services

11th 24th

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

31
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
7.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$8,194an average of $34 per time performed $4,097
an average of $17 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Collection of blood specimen from a completely implantabl... +

Collection of blood specimen from a completely implantable venous access device ×

Service Code: 36591
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
0.48% of his services

12th 93rd

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

52
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$15,180an average of $66 per time performed $3,680
an average of $16 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
208
times performed,
0.44% of his services

13th 29th

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

25
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
6.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$9,568an average of $46 per time performed $3,328
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
0.38% of his services

14th 27th

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

29
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$71,162an average of $391 per time performed $18,018
an average of $99 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
157
times performed,
0.33% of his services

15th 23rd

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

28
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$11,932an average of $76 per time performed $3,768
an average of $24 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
118
times performed,
0.25% of his services

16th 58th

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

69
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$23,010an average of $195 per time performed $11,918
an average of $101 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.2% of his services

17th 20th

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

60
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$8,460an average of $90 per time performed $1,410
an average of $15 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
86
times performed,
0.18% of his services

18th 77th

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

26
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$2,064an average of $24 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
68
times performed,
0.14% of his services

19th 42nd

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

18
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$9,044an average of $133 per time performed $3,536
an average of $52 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.14% of his services

20th 36th

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

21
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$4,680an average of $72 per time performed $1,495
an average of $23 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.13% of his services

21st 64th

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,280an average of $38 per time performed $60
an average of $1 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
44
times performed,
0.09% of his services

22nd 80th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,068an average of $47 per time performed $704
an average of $16 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.09% of his services

23rd 76th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$357,000an average of $8,500 per time performed $94,374
an average of $2,247 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.08% of his services

24th 73rd

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,142an average of $109 per time performed $1,558
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
37
times performed,
0.08% of his services

25th 46th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$5,439an average of $147 per time performed $1,924
an average of $52 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
35
times performed,
0.07% of his services

26th 18th

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

27
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$3,710an average of $106 per time performed $1,855
an average of $53 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
27
times performed,
0.06% of his services

27th 75th

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

27
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,125an average of $375 per time performed $3,969
an average of $147 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
22
times performed,
0.05% of his services

28th 91st

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,640an average of $120 per time performed $902
an average of $41 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.04% of his services

29th 105th

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$47,600an average of $2,380 per time performed $3,960
an average of $198 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

30th 59th

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$660an average of $60 per time performed $165
an average of $15 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 "Specialist." 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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