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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
234
Rank: 153rd
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,311
Rank: 5th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
31.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$158K
Rank: 7th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$676 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $154

Note: About 70% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her 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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Patricia A. Grantham
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 108 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
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
194
times performed,
3% of her services

1st 1st

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

120
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$25,220an average of $130 per time performed $8,678
an average of $45 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
183
times performed,
3% of her services

2nd 4th

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

94
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,379an average of $13 per time performed $540
an average of $3 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
178
times performed,
2% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

94
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$33,998an average of $191 per time performed $12,941
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 11th

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

77
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,350an average of $50 per time performed $1,736
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 8th

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

78
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,699an average of $41 per time performed $1,464
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 16th

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

74
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,854an average of $66 per time performed $1,743
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
1% of her services

7th 17th

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

37
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,995an average of $47 per time performed $1,116
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
1% of her services

8th 23rd

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

56
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,642an average of $82 per time performed $1,844
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.7% of her services

9th 22nd

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$2,550an average of $50 per time performed $936
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, in... +

Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, individual, per 30 minutes ×

Service Code: G0108
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.62% of her services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,392an average of $53 per time performed $1,609
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.44% of her services

11th 24th

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

21
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$512an average of $16 per time performed $137
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 ye... +

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.42% of her services

12th 53rd

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

30
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$465an average of $15 per time performed $377
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.42% of her services

13th 12th

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

30
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$806an average of $26 per time performed $787
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.34% of her services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,850an average of $354 per time performed $2,703
an average of $108 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.21% of her services

15th 34th

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$630an average of $42 per time performed $167
an average of $11 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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