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Dr. Howard C Harper Iii Md

121 N 20Th St Bldg 3
Opelika AL 36801
334 456-6271
Medical School: University Of Alabama School Of Medicine - 1997
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: No
Participates In PQRS: No
Participates In EHR: No
License #: 00022066
NPI: 1184654592
Taxonomy Codes:
208600000X

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Conditions

Dr. Howard C Harper is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:47562 Description:Laparoscopic cholecystectomy Average Price:$2,360.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$667.72
HCPCS Code:36561 Description:Insert tunneled cv cath Average Price:$1,265.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$318.12
HCPCS Code:36556 Description:Insert non-tunnel cv cath Average Price:$300.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$113.70
HCPCS Code:93970 Description:Extremity study Average Price:$350.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$164.90
HCPCS Code:11042 Description:Deb subq tissue 20 sq cm/< Average Price:$226.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$54.71
HCPCS Code:93880 Description:Extracranial study Average Price:$230.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$161.39
HCPCS Code:77001 Description:Fluoroguide for vein device Average Price:$85.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$17.60
HCPCS Code:99203 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$110.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$69.72
HCPCS Code:17003 Description:Destruct premalg les 2-14 Average Price:$31.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$6.43
HCPCS Code:36147 Description:Access av dial grft for eval Average Price:$170.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$145.65
HCPCS Code:93923 Description:Upr/lxtr art stdy 3+ lvls Average Price:$165.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$142.84
HCPCS Code:99212 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$45.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$23.56
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$68.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$46.70
HCPCS Code:99202 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$85.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$66.55
HCPCS Code:99203 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$110.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$96.32
HCPCS Code:99231 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$46.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$35.94
HCPCS Code:17000 Description:Destruct premalg lesion Average Price:$75.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$71.38
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$68.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$64.93
HCPCS Code:99222 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$108.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$108.00
HCPCS Code:99221 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$87.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$87.00

HCPCS Code Definitions

77001
Fluoroscopic guidance for central venous access device placement, replacement (catheter only or complete), or removal (includes fluoroscopic guidance for vascular access and catheter manipulation, any necessary contrast injections through access site or catheter with related venography radiologic supervision and interpretation, and radiographic documentation of final catheter position) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
47562
Laparoscopy, surgical; cholecystectomy
36561
Insertion of tunneled centrally inserted central venous access device, with subcutaneous port; age 5 years or older
11042
Debridement, subcutaneous tissue (includes epidermis and dermis, if performed); first 20 sq cm or less
36556
Insertion of non-tunneled centrally inserted central venous catheter; age 5 years or older
17000
Destruction (eg, laser surgery, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, chemosurgery, surgical curettement), premalignant lesions (eg, actinic keratoses); first lesion
36147
Introduction of needle and/or catheter, arteriovenous shunt created for dialysis (graft/fistula); initial access with complete radiological evaluation of dialysis access, including fluoroscopy, image documentation and report (includes access of shunt, injection[s] of contrast, and all necessary imaging from the arterial anastomosis and adjacent artery through entire venous outflow including the inferior or superior vena cava)
17003
Destruction (eg, laser surgery, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, chemosurgery, surgical curettement), premalignant lesions (eg, actinic keratoses); second through 14 lesions, each (List separately in addition to code for first lesion)
99231
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A problem focused interval history; A problem focused examination; Medical decision making that is straightforward or of low complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is stable, recovering or improving. Typically, 15 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99203
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: A detailed history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate severity. Typically, 30 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99202
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused history; An expanded problem focused examination; Straightforward medical decision making. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Typically, 20 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
93880
Duplex scan of extracranial arteries; complete bilateral study
93970
Duplex scan of extremity veins including responses to compression and other maneuvers; complete bilateral study
93923
Complete bilateral noninvasive physiologic studies of upper or lower extremity arteries, 3 or more levels (eg, for lower extremity: ankle/brachial indices at distal posterior tibial and anterior tibial/dorsalis pedis arteries plus segmental blood pressure measurements with bidirectional Doppler waveform recording and analysis, at 3 or more levels, or ankle/brachial indices at distal posterior tibial and anterior tibial/dorsalis pedis arteries plus segmental volume plethysmography at 3 or more levels, or ankle/brachial indices at distal posterior tibial and anterior tibial/dorsalis pedis arteries plus segmental transcutaneous oxygen tension measurements at 3 or more levels), or single level study with provocative functional maneuvers (eg, measurements with postural provocative tests, or measurements with reactive hyperemia)
99222
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of moderate severity. Typically, 50 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99212
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A problem focused history; A problem focused examination; Straightforward medical decision making. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are self limited or minor. Typically, 10 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99203
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: A detailed history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate severity. Typically, 30 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99221
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A detailed or comprehensive history; A detailed or comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making that is straightforward or of low complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of low severity. Typically, 30 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99213
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Typically, 15 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99213
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Typically, 15 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.

Medical Malpractice Cases

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Medical Board Sanctions

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Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1710918313
Internal Medicine
3,352
1467489286
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
1,001
1730162595
Hematology/Oncology
905
1730125527
Family Practice
873
1396700431
Medical Oncology
862
1679545438
Diagnostic Radiology
849
1982676664
Diagnostic Radiology
809
1710959515
Diagnostic Radiology
807
1528030293
Diagnostic Radiology
794
1033137641
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
755
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Harper has made to other doctors

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