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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $555 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 40 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
48
Rank: 22nd
out of 22 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,468
Rank: 20th
out of 22 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
30.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 40.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$102K
Rank: 17th
out of 22 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,117 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $555

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 different services in 2015
(9 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
272
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 5th

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

44
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$85,952.00an average of $316.00 per time performed $19,853.28
an average of $72.99 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, clonidine hydrochloride, 1 mg

Service Code: J0735
Performed in an office
195
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,874.50an average of $189.10 per time performed $2,659.80
an average of $13.64 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,869.32an average of $32.68 per time performed $86.42
an average of $0.58 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
8% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,334.85an average of $46.39 per time performed $295.55
an average of $2.57 per time performed
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
107
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 13th

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

32
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,380.52an average of $106.36 per time performed $5,644.25
an average of $52.75 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64493
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 45th

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

33
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$44,885.91an average of $515.93 per time performed $15,414.66
an average of $177.18 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64494
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 52nd

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

33
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$24,304.90an average of $285.94 per time performed $10,718.50
an average of $126.10 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64495
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
6% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,335.05an average of $274.53 per time performed $10,760.15
an average of $126.59 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
5% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,000.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $371.20
an average of $4.64 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64490
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
4% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$35,245.42an average of $597.38 per time performed $11,826.55
an average of $200.45 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64491
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
4% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,050.26an average of $293.97 per time performed $7,960.50
an average of $137.25 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64492
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
4% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,401.24an average of $282.78 per time performed $7,989.50
an average of $137.75 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 46th

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

15
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,275.86an average of $331.78 per time performed $4,691.23
an average of $126.79 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 11th

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

24
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,300.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $504.14
an average of $19.39 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,925.00an average of $425.00 per time performed $1,606.71
an average of $76.51 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

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Average for Interventional Pain Medicine Providers in Alabama

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 2015 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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