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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $159 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
448
Rank: 31st
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,107
Rank: 100th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.5 This Provider
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$62.5K
Rank: 62nd
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$139 This Provider
Avg $159

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 his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

GEORGE RO

JAMES DANIEL

JEFFREY KESSLER

TYLER WILL

JAMES HARRIS

Organizations

CMSC, LLC

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

Patients saw before

JAMES ASTHALTER DO

Patients saw after

Individuals

JAMES DANIEL

JEFFREY KESSLER

JAMES HARRIS

TYLER WILL

GEORGE RO

Organizations

CMSC, LLC

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 different services in 2014
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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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
426
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 4th

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

237
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$47,665an average of $112 per time performed $31,017
an average of $73 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
345
times performed,
31% of his services

2nd 1st

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

239
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$27,548an average of $80 per time performed $16,774
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 11th

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

46
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,614an average of $79 per time performed $3,542
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 52nd

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

40
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,696an average of $117 per time performed $4,602
an average of $115 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
34
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 21st

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$1,904an average of $56 per time performed $610
an average of $18 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
21
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 10th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$922an average of $44 per time performed $536
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.99% of his services

7th 13th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$273an average of $25 per time performed $263
an average of $24 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

James H Asthalter
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

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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