Treatment Tracker

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, $266 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,018
Rank: 103rd
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,422
Rank: 133rd
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.2 This Provider
Avg 8.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$115K
Rank: 477th
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$113 This Provider
Avg $266

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 81 different services in 2015
(56 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
2,924
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 14th

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

533
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,234.04an average of $5.21 per time performed $1,374.28
an average of $0.47 per time performed
medical
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
1,581
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 7th

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

690
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$36,363.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $23,967.96
an average of $15.16 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,540
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 11th

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

313
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,570.80an average of $1.02 per time performed $123.20
an average of $0.08 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
1,356
times performed,
13% of his services

4th 4th

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

875
patients got this service, 86% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$108,452.88an average of $79.98 per time performed $58,592.76
an average of $43.21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
1,165
times performed,
11% of his services

5th 41st

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

261
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,155.00an average of $7.00 per time performed $4,776.50
an average of $4.10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
310
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 39th

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

71
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$787.40an average of $2.54 per time performed $148.80
an average of $0.48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, penicillin g benzathine, 100,000 units

Service Code: J0561
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
2% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,620.00an average of $9.00 per time performed $844.20
an average of $4.69 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 42nd

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

139
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,162.00an average of $7.00 per time performed $544.48
an average of $3.28 per time performed
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
147
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 2nd

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

144
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$17,640.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $8,667.12
an average of $58.96 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 74th

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

120
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,975.40an average of $43.30 per time performed $1,945.80
an average of $14.10 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 27th

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

127
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,450.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $2,337.40
an average of $17.98 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 118th

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

117
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,050.41an average of $25.21 per time performed $1,727.88
an average of $14.28 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, lincomycin hcl, up to 300 mg

Service Code: J2010
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.46% of his services

13th 147th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$562.08an average of $11.71 per time performed $317.28
an average of $6.61 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.44% of his services

14th 198th

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$276.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $107.64
an average of $2.34 per time performed
medical
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
44
times performed,
0.42% of his services

15th 5th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$440.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $129.36
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.42% of his services

16th 177th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,520.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $2,047.32
an average of $46.53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.35% of his services

17th 139th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,296.00an average of $36.00 per time performed $364.32
an average of $10.12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final produc... +

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through dme, unit dose, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7613
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.34% of his services

18th 364th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$70.00an average of $2.00 per time performed $1.40
an average of $0.04 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.31% of his services

19th 28th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,920.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $360.64
an average of $11.27 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.17% of his services

20th 68th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$504.00an average of $28.00 per time performed $283.32
an average of $15.74 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

21st 174th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$900.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $523.35
an average of $34.89 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
14
times performed,
0.13% of his services

22nd 48th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$700.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $372.54
an average of $26.61 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.12% of his services

23rd 185th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$780.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $263.38
an average of $20.26 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

24th 46th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$165.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $43.78
an average of $3.98 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

25th 82nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,320.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $657.69
an average of $59.79 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.

Harold L Franks
Average for Internal 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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