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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $399 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
236
Rank: 82nd
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,882
Rank: 16th
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
29.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$142K
Rank: 50th
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$601 This Provider
Avg $399

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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Alan M. Harben
Average for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 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

MICHAEL JURGENS

JEROME SILVER

PHILLIP BYRD

JAMES WALDSCHMIDT

DAVID RALLIS

Organizations

NORTH FULTON MEDICAL CE...

E M S VENTURES INC

Patients saw before

Alan M. Harben

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
5,400
times performed,
78% of his services

1st Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,400an average of $6 per time performed $21,600
an average of $4 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
443
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

115
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$62,906an average of $142 per time performed $33,225
an average of $75 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
384
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 5th

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

46
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$65,280an average of $170 per time performed $21,120
an average of $55 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, baclofen, 10 mg

Service Code: J0475
Performed in an office
228
times performed,
3% of his services

4th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$68,400an average of $300 per time performed $30,552
an average of $134 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
121
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 47th

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

118
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,307an average of $267 per time performed $18,392
an average of $152 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Electronic analysis and reprogramming of spinal canal dru... +

Electronic analysis and reprogramming of spinal canal drug infusion pump ×

Service Code: 62368
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

6th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,000an average of $240 per time performed $3,225
an average of $43 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.94% of his services

7th 18th

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

33
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$975an average of $15 per time performed $130
an average of $2 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.54% of his services

8th 61st

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

36
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,920an average of $160 per time performed $2,072
an average of $56 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.46% of his services

9th 36th

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$480an average of $15 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.41% of his services

10th 26th

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,208an average of $186 per time performed $1,484
an average of $53 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.32% of his services

11th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,000an average of $500 per time performed $3,102
an average of $141 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
18
times performed,
0.26% of his services

12th 31st

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$3,240an average of $180 per time performed $1,440
an average of $80 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.22% of his services

13th 84th

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,795an average of $253 per time performed $2,385
an average of $159 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
14
times performed,
0.2% of his services

14th 73rd

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,500an average of $250 per time performed $1,246
an average of $89 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 "Pain Medicine." 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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