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Dr. Joseph W Poku Md

639 Hemlock St Suite 100
Macon GA 31201
478 551-1560
Medical School: Tufts University School Of Medicine - 1996
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: Yes
Participates In PQRS: No
Participates In EHR: Yes
License #: 052807
NPI: 1902980527
Taxonomy Codes:
207RC0001X

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Conditions

Dr. Joseph W Poku is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:33225 Description:L ventric pacing lead add-on Average Price:$7,776.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$425.71
HCPCS Code:93652 Description:Ablate heart dysrhythm focus Average Price:$6,849.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$939.75
HCPCS Code:93650 Description:Ablate heart dysrhythm focus Average Price:$6,219.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$489.80
HCPCS Code:93651 Description:Ablate heart dysrhythm focus Average Price:$6,219.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$864.88
HCPCS Code:93621 Description:Electrophysiology evaluation Average Price:$5,337.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$112.90
HCPCS Code:33264 Description:Remv&replc cvd gen mult lead Average Price:$5,025.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$361.12
HCPCS Code:33263 Description:Remv&replc cvd gen dual lead Average Price:$4,725.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$323.65
HCPCS Code:33208 Description:Insrt heart pm atrial & vent Average Price:$4,764.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$489.01
HCPCS Code:93620 Description:Electrophysiology evaluation Average Price:$4,612.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$356.63
HCPCS Code:33249 Description:Nsert pace-defib w/lead Average Price:$4,891.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$858.69
HCPCS Code:33228 Description:Remv&replc pm gen dual lead Average Price:$3,588.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$326.16
HCPCS Code:92961 Description:Cardioversion electric int Average Price:$3,177.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$237.38
HCPCS Code:93642 Description:Electrophysiology evaluation Average Price:$3,075.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$226.44
HCPCS Code:93462 Description:L hrt cath trnsptl puncture Average Price:$2,796.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$194.72
HCPCS Code:93613 Description:Electrophys map 3d add-on Average Price:$2,923.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$377.02
HCPCS Code:93641 Description:Electrophysiology evaluation Average Price:$2,669.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$161.66
HCPCS Code:93662 Description:Intracardiac ecg (ice) Average Price:$2,541.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$138.00
HCPCS Code:33282 Description:Implant pat-active ht record Average Price:$1,906.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$302.67
HCPCS Code:93660 Description:Tilt table evaluation Average Price:$1,398.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$80.43
HCPCS Code:93623 Description:Stimulation pacing heart Average Price:$1,398.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$153.89
HCPCS Code:93306 Description:Tte w/doppler complete Average Price:$1,277.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$195.91
HCPCS Code:93270 Description:Remote 30 day ecg rev/report Average Price:$788.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$11.01
HCPCS Code:92960 Description:Cardioversion electric ext Average Price:$699.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$116.16
HCPCS Code:93284 Description:Icd device progr eval mult Average Price:$400.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$64.16
HCPCS Code:93284 Description:Icd device progr eval mult Average Price:$400.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$85.39
HCPCS Code:93312 Description:Echo transesophageal Average Price:$415.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$103.07
HCPCS Code:93283 Description:Icd device progr eval dual Average Price:$360.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$77.10
HCPCS Code:93282 Description:Icd device prog eval 1 sngl Average Price:$320.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$59.84
HCPCS Code:93307 Description:Tte w/o doppler complete Average Price:$289.18 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$49.06
HCPCS Code:93289 Description:Icd device interrogate Average Price:$300.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$62.23
HCPCS Code:99222 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$344.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$128.80
HCPCS Code:93280 Description:Pm device progr eval dual Average Price:$230.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$55.90
HCPCS Code:99220 Description:Initial observation care Average Price:$328.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$172.46
HCPCS Code:99238 Description:Hospital discharge day Average Price:$209.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$67.18
HCPCS Code:99217 Description:Observation care discharge Average Price:$209.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$67.49
HCPCS Code:93279 Description:Pm device progr eval sngl Average Price:$184.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$47.84
HCPCS Code:93272 Description:Ecg/review interpret only Average Price:$158.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$24.13
HCPCS Code:99204 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$275.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$152.94
HCPCS Code:93294 Description:Pm device interrogate remote Average Price:$150.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$31.95
HCPCS Code:93295 Description:Icd device interrogat remote Average Price:$180.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$63.25
HCPCS Code:93291 Description:Ilr device interrogate Average Price:$150.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$34.22
HCPCS Code:93288 Description:Pm device eval in person Average Price:$150.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$35.75
HCPCS Code:99233 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$209.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$96.93
HCPCS Code:93296 Description:Pm/icd remote tech serv Average Price:$120.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$26.60
HCPCS Code:99215 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$220.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$133.09
HCPCS Code:93297 Description:Icm device interrogat remote Average Price:$100.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$24.45
HCPCS Code:99232 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$140.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$67.57
HCPCS Code:93000 Description:Electrocardiogram complete Average Price:$90.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$17.73
HCPCS Code:99214 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$160.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$98.84
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$120.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$66.71
HCPCS Code:99212 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$90.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$39.91
HCPCS Code:99211 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$53.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$18.36
HCPCS Code:85610 Description:Prothrombin time Average Price:$40.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$5.56

HCPCS Code Definitions

93306
Echocardiography, transthoracic, real-time with image documentation (2D), includes M-mode recording, when performed, complete, with spectral Doppler echocardiography, and with color flow Doppler echocardiography
93288
Interrogation device evaluation (in person) with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional, includes connection, recording and disconnection per patient encounter; single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker system
99215
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 40 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99232
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused interval history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is responding inadequately to therapy or has developed a minor complication. Typically, 25 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99222
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of moderate severity. Typically, 50 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99214
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A detailed history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 25 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99211
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, that may not require the presence of a physician or other qualified health care professional. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are minimal. Typically, 5 minutes are spent performing or supervising these services.
99204
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 45 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99213
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Typically, 15 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99212
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A problem focused history; A problem focused examination; Straightforward medical decision making. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are self limited or minor. Typically, 10 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99220
Initial observation care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission to "observation status" are of high severity. Typically, 70 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99217
Observation care discharge day management (This code is to be utilized to report all services provided to a patient on discharge from "observation status" if the discharge is on other than the initial date of "observation status." To report services to a patient designated as "observation status" or "inpatient status" and discharged on the same date, use the codes for Observation or Inpatient Care Services [including Admission and Discharge Services, 99234-99236 as appropriate.])
93284
Programming device evaluation (in person) with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed values with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional; multiple lead implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system
99233
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A detailed interval history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is unstable or has developed a significant complication or a significant new problem. Typically, 35 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
93284
Programming device evaluation (in person) with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed values with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional; multiple lead implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system
93662
Intracardiac echocardiography during therapeutic/diagnostic intervention, including imaging supervision and interpretation (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
93307
Echocardiography, transthoracic, real-time with image documentation (2D), includes M-mode recording, when performed, complete, without spectral or color Doppler echocardiography
93283
Programming device evaluation (in person) with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed values with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional; dual lead implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system
92961
Cardioversion, elective, electrical conversion of arrhythmia; internal (separate procedure)
93000
Electrocardiogram, routine ECG with at least 12 leads; with interpretation and report
99238
Hospital discharge day management; 30 minutes or less
93621
Comprehensive electrophysiologic evaluation including insertion and repositioning of multiple electrode catheters with induction or attempted induction of arrhythmia; with left atrial pacing and recording from coronary sinus or left atrium (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
92960
Cardioversion, elective, electrical conversion of arrhythmia; external
33249
Insertion or replacement of permanent pacing cardioverter-defibrillator system with transvenous lead(s), single or dual chamber
93312
Echocardiography, transesophageal, real-time with image documentation (2D) (with or without M-mode recording); including probe placement, image acquisition, interpretation and report
33263
Removal of pacing cardioverter-defibrillator pulse generator with replacement of pacing cardioverter-defibrillator pulse generator; dual lead system
93660
Evaluation of cardiovascular function with tilt table evaluation, with continuous ECG monitoring and intermittent blood pressure monitoring, with or without pharmacological intervention
93620
Comprehensive electrophysiologic evaluation including insertion and repositioning of multiple electrode catheters with induction or attempted induction of arrhythmia; with right atrial pacing and recording, right ventricular pacing and recording, His bundle recording
93462
Left heart catheterization by transseptal puncture through intact septum or by transapical puncture (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
33282
Implantation of patient-activated cardiac event recorder
93613
Intracardiac electrophysiologic 3-dimensional mapping (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
33264
Removal of pacing cardioverter-defibrillator pulse generator with replacement of pacing cardioverter-defibrillator pulse generator; multiple lead system
93295
Interrogation device evaluation(s) (remote), up to 90 days; single, dual, or multiple lead implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system with interim analysis, review(s) and report(s) by a physician or other qualified health care professional
93282
Programming device evaluation (in person) with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed values with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional; single lead implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system
33228
Removal of permanent pacemaker pulse generator with replacement of pacemaker pulse generator; dual lead system
33225
Insertion of pacing electrode, cardiac venous system, for left ventricular pacing, at time of insertion of pacing cardioverter-defibrillator or pacemaker pulse generator (eg, for upgrade to dual chamber system) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
93623
Programmed stimulation and pacing after intravenous drug infusion (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
93291
Interrogation device evaluation (in person) with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional, includes connection, recording and disconnection per patient encounter; implantable loop recorder system, including heart rhythm derived data analysis
93289
Interrogation device evaluation (in person) with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional, includes connection, recording and disconnection per patient encounter; single, dual, or multiple lead implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system, including analysis of heart rhythm derived data elements
93294
Interrogation device evaluation(s) (remote), up to 90 days; single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker system with interim analysis, review(s) and report(s) by a physician or other qualified health care professional
93650
Intracardiac catheter ablation of atrioventricular node function, atrioventricular conduction for creation of complete heart block, with or without temporary pacemaker placement
93297
Interrogation device evaluation(s), (remote) up to 30 days; implantable cardiovascular monitor system, including analysis of 1 or more recorded physiologic cardiovascular data elements from all internal and external sensors, analysis, review(s) and report(s) by a physician or other qualified health care professional
33208
Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker with transvenous electrode(s); atrial and ventricular
93296
Interrogation device evaluation(s) (remote), up to 90 days; single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker system or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system, remote data acquisition(s), receipt of transmissions and technician review, technical support and distribution of results
93642
Electrophysiologic evaluation of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-defibrillator (includes defibrillation threshold evaluation, induction of arrhythmia, evaluation of sensing and pacing for arrhythmia termination, and programming or reprogramming of sensing or therapeutic parameters)
93280
Programming device evaluation (in person) with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed values with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional; dual lead pacemaker system
93641
Electrophysiologic evaluation of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-defibrillator leads including defibrillation threshold evaluation (induction of arrhythmia, evaluation of sensing and pacing for arrhythmia termination) at time of initial implantation or replacement; with testing of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-defibrillator pulse generator
93279
Programming device evaluation (in person) with iterative adjustment of the implantable device to test the function of the device and select optimal permanent programmed values with analysis, review and report by a physician or other qualified health care professional; single lead pacemaker system
93270
External patient and, when performed, auto activated electrocardiographic rhythm derived event recording with symptom-related memory loop with remote download capability up to 30 days, 24-hour attended monitoring; recording (includes connection, recording, and disconnection)
93272
External patient and, when performed, auto activated electrocardiographic rhythm derived event recording with symptom-related memory loop with remote download capability up to 30 days, 24-hour attended monitoring; review and interpretation by a physician or other qualified health care professional

Medical Malpractice Cases

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Medical Board Sanctions

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Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1992889505
Cardiac Electrophysiology
3,926
1346326287
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
2,832
1275635427
Cardiac Electrophysiology
2,788
1366451635
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
2,545
1104879782
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
2,198
1558347427
Infectious Disease
1,157
1891786299
Nephrology
1,067
1912947326
Emergency Medicine
1,039
1962493379
Internal Medicine
1,034
1558314252
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
1,007
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Poku has made to other doctors

Publications

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639 Hemlock St Suite 100 Macon, GA 31201
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