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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
705
Rank: 53rd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,642
Rank: 41st
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8 This Provider
Avg 8.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$156K
Rank: 82nd
out of 292 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$221 This Provider
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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Michael P. Baker
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.

Individuals

HOWARD GRIFFIN

ONSY BESTAWROS

C PAINE

MANEL NAYAK

CHARLES GALEA

Organizations

MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYST...

WARE COUNTY BOARD OF CO...

Patients saw before

Michael P. Baker

Patients saw after

Individuals

HOWARD GRIFFIN

ONSY BESTAWROS

C PAINE

HARSH SINGH

MANEL NAYAK

Organizations

MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYST...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 19 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
3,402
times performed,
60% of his services

1st 1st

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$47,628an average of $14 per time performed $13,608
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in an office
440
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 4th

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

96
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,800an average of $120 per time performed $18,040
an average of $41 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
403
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

260
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$39,897an average of $99 per time performed $19,344
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in an office
384
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 12th

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

97
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,992an average of $138 per time performed $17,280
an average of $45 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,
5% of his services

5th 2nd

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

190
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$44,485an average of $155 per time performed $20,377
an average of $71 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
248
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 7th

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

138
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$26,784an average of $108 per time performed $13,144
an average of $53 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
117
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 9th

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

114
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,568an average of $304 per time performed $17,199
an average of $147 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
93
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 13th

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

93
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,180an average of $260 per time performed $10,416
an average of $112 per time performed
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
44
times performed,
0.78% of his services

9th 19th

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,704an average of $516 per time performed $1,848
an average of $42 per time performed
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 an office
37
times performed,
0.66% of his services

10th 31st

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,941an average of $593 per time performed $8,547
an average of $231 per time performed
MEDICINE

Neuropsychological testing, interpretation, and report by... +

Neuropsychological testing, interpretation, and report by psychologist or physician per hour ×

Service Code: 96118
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.44% of his services

11th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,225an average of $249 per time performed $1,600
an average of $64 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
21
times performed,
0.37% of his services

12th 54th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$7,371an average of $351 per time performed $2,520
an average of $120 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
21
times performed,
0.37% of his services

13th 52nd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,843an average of $183 per time performed $1,575
an average of $75 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
0.37% of his services

14th 11th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,213an average of $153 per time performed $1,617
an average of $77 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 95860
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.32% of his services

15th 144th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,978an average of $221 per time performed $1,278
an average of $71 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
18
times performed,
0.32% of his services

16th 20th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,296an average of $72 per time performed $468
an average of $26 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
15
times performed,
0.27% of his services

17th 23rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,270an average of $218 per time performed $1,530
an average of $102 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.25% of his services

18th 55th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,096an average of $364 per time performed $868
an average of $62 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.21% of his services

19th 125th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,156an average of $263 per time performed $900
an average of $75 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 a facility
11
times performed,
0.19% of his services

20th 84th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,860an average of $260 per time performed $1,067
an average of $97 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
11
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st 10th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,497an average of $227 per time performed $1,133
an average of $103 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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