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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $490 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
193
Rank: 24th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,632
Rank: 3rd
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
39.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 10.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$143K
Rank: 13th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$739 This Provider
Avg $490

Note: About 39% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 Pain Medicine Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 different services in 2013
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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, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
6,100
times performed,
80% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,600an average of $6 per time performed $26,230
an average of $4 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
464
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

121
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$92,800an average of $200 per time performed $35,157
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
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
396
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 19th

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

43
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$67,320an average of $170 per time performed $21,725
an average of $55 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, baclofen, 10 mg

Service Code: J0475
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
3% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$63,600an average of $300 per time performed $28,539
an average of $135 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.97% of his services

5th 29th

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

36
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$1,103an average of $15 per time performed $160
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
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
73
times performed,
0.96% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

71
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,900an average of $300 per time performed $11,250
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
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
70
times performed,
0.92% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,800an average of $240 per time performed $3,018
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.54% of his services

8th 22nd

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

23
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$7,380an average of $180 per time performed $1,723
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.45% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,440an average of $160 per time performed $1,847
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.28% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,500an average of $500 per time performed $2,951
an average of $141 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.25% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,700an average of $300 per time performed $2,792
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,700an average of $180 per time performed $1,206
an average of $80 per time performed

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 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.

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