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, $108 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
689
Rank: 18th
out of 664 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,686
Rank: 4th
out of 664 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$111K
Rank: 26th
out of 664 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$161 This Provider
Avg $108

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 61 different services in 2015
(36 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
1,951
times performed,
25% of her services

1st 5th

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

271
patients got this service, 39% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,510.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $975.50
an average of $0.50 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
1,262
times performed,
16% of her services

2nd 6th

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

399
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$32,812.00an average of $26.00 per time performed $17,440.84
an average of $13.82 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
770
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

274
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,700.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $77.00
an average of $0.10 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
688
times performed,
9% of her services

4th 1st

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

367
patients got this service, 53% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$79,312.64an average of $115.28 per time performed $40,199.84
an average of $58.43 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
596
times performed,
8% of her services

5th 2nd

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

345
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$48,097.20an average of $80.70 per time performed $23,613.52
an average of $39.62 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
384
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 33rd

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

273
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,840.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $948.48
an average of $2.47 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
264
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 30th

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

215
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,488.00an average of $17.00 per time performed $3,323.76
an average of $12.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
206
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 25th

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

132
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,060.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $597.40
an average of $2.90 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, garamycin, gentamicin, up to 80 mg

Service Code: J1580
Performed in an office
175
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 91st

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

82
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,750.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $182.00
an average of $1.04 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 45th

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

57
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$1,570.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $337.55
an average of $2.15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 40th

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

69
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,820.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $2,026.17
an average of $14.37 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, lincomycin hcl, up to 300 mg

Service Code: J2010
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 101st

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,090.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $733.57
an average of $6.73 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
87
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 26th

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

87
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,312.98an average of $118.54 per time performed $4,801.53
an average of $55.19 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
76
times performed,
0.99% of her services

14th 64th

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

60
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,432.00an average of $32.00 per time performed $724.28
an average of $9.53 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
65
times performed,
0.85% of her services

15th 34th

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

56
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,250.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $661.70
an average of $10.18 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.83% of her services

16th 36th

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

64
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,664.00an average of $26.00 per time performed $1,433.60
an average of $22.40 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.82% of her services

17th 44th

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

63
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,466.00an average of $182.00 per time performed $5,124.42
an average of $81.34 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.7% of her services

18th 69th

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

54
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,160.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $1,919.16
an average of $35.54 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
42
times performed,
0.55% of her services

19th 11th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,270.94an average of $54.07 per time performed $1,089.48
an average of $25.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection of infectious agent antibody

Service Code: 86318
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.53% of her services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$943.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $708.07
an average of $17.27 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.52% of her services

21st 65th

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

39
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$800.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $516.00
an average of $12.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.35% of her services

22nd 62nd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$135.00an average of $5.00 per time performed $84.51
an average of $3.13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.26% of her services

23rd 105th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$520.00an average of $26.00 per time performed $292.60
an average of $14.63 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of her services

24th 144th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$728.00an average of $56.00 per time performed $303.68
an average of $23.36 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of her services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$72.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $52.08
an average of $4.34 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.

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Margaret J Hughes
Average for Nurse Practitioner, Family 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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