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
856
Rank: 164th
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,514
Rank: 173rd
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.9 This Provider
Avg 8.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$150K
Rank: 345th
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$175 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 101 different services in 2015
(67 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
1,074
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 2nd

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

556
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$134,250.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $66,534.30
an average of $61.95 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
906
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 5th

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

512
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,436.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $2,618.34
an average of $2.89 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in an office
562
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 51st

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

114
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$25,290.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $15,252.68
an average of $27.14 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
359
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 11th

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

120
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,401.71an average of $6.69 per time performed $35.90
an average of $0.10 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
330
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 7th

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

146
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,250.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $4,986.30
an average of $15.11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
275
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 22nd

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
7.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.5)
$3,850.00an average of $14.00 per time performed $1,410.75
an average of $5.13 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
265
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 31st

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

264
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,625.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $4,043.90
an average of $15.26 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 19th

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

262
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,585.52an average of $25.04 per time performed $5,801.78
an average of $22.06 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
204
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 4th

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

169
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$18,394.68an average of $90.17 per time performed $6,936.00
an average of $34.00 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

110
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,650.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $1,839.60
an average of $12.60 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 37th

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

96
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,865.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $417.00
an average of $3.00 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
130
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 21st

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

100
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$19,500.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $12,135.50
an average of $93.35 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 27th

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

85
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,135.36an average of $54.78 per time performed $1,186.08
an average of $10.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 83rd

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

85
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,120.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $337.12
an average of $3.01 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 44th

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

84
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,775.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $731.49
an average of $6.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 74th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,175.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $1,248.45
an average of $14.35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.61% of his services

17th 173rd

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,060.24an average of $39.62 per time performed $256.36
an average of $4.93 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.61% of his services

18th 154th

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,120.08an average of $21.54 per time performed $270.92
an average of $5.21 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.56% of his services

19th 149th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,480.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $4,378.08
an average of $91.21 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.43% of his services

20th 64th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,775.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $902.80
an average of $24.40 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.43% of his services

21st 26th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$240.13an average of $6.49 per time performed $48.84
an average of $1.32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.32% of his services

22nd 42nd

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$945.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $88.56
an average of $3.28 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.26% of his services

23rd 68th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$749.98an average of $34.09 per time performed $399.52
an average of $18.16 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
20
times performed,
0.23% of his services

24th 82nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,200.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $977.20
an average of $48.86 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

25th 131st

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$449.99an average of $26.47 per time performed $339.49
an average of $19.97 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $164.22
an average of $9.66 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm analysis, interpretation and report of 48-ho... +

Heart rhythm analysis, interpretation and report of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93226
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $380.29
an average of $22.37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $306.68
an average of $18.04 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

29th 55th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,445.00an average of $85.00 per time performed $629.51
an average of $37.03 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.19% of his services

30th 174th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$800.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $358.08
an average of $22.38 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.16% of his services

31st 96th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,190.00an average of $85.00 per time performed $1,127.56
an average of $80.54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.16% of his services

32nd 182nd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$907.48an average of $64.82 per time performed $222.74
an average of $15.91 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.16% of his services

33rd 185th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$847.56an average of $60.54 per time performed $136.64
an average of $9.76 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

34th 29th

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)
$2,104.96an average of $191.36 per time performed $1,172.60
an average of $106.60 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 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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