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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $284 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
346
Rank: 139th
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,925
Rank: 52nd
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.2 This Provider
Avg 9.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$95.1K
Rank: 117th
out of 248 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$275 This Provider
Avg $284

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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Albert A. Cook
Average for Neurology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 different services in 2013
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Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
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
473
times performed,
10% of his services

1st 4th

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

240
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$37,840an average of $80 per time performed $23,177
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
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
161
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 5th

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

49
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$16,100an average of $100 per time performed $8,784
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
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
105
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 11th

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

105
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,250an average of $250 per time performed $14,619
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
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
29
times performed,
0.59% of his services

4th 9th

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

23
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,350an average of $150 per time performed $2,276
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.51% of his services

5th 20th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,500an average of $60 per time performed $859
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.47% of his services

6th 16th

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)
$1,840an average of $80 per time performed $680
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.43% of his services

7th 8th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,250an average of $250 per time performed $3,237
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg and spinal muscles complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.43% of his services

8th 15th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,200an average of $200 per time performed $1,395
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.28% of his services

9th 112th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,540an average of $110 per time performed $1,065
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.28% of his services

10th 17th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,500an average of $250 per time performed $615
an average of $44 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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