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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $409 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 14 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,228
Rank: 5th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,807
Rank: 10th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.3 This Provider
Avg 13.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$127K
Rank: 16th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$103 This Provider
Avg $409

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

BLAIR ERB

NATHANIEL MADSEN

REX SPEAR

KEVIN DUWE

RONALD THARP

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

Patients saw before

DANE SOBEK MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

BLAIR ERB

NATHANIEL MADSEN

KEVIN DUWE

RONALD THARP

REGINALD HANDLEY

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

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
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
732
times performed,
26% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

590
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,590an average of $31 per time performed $4,860
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
387
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

358
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$84,815an average of $219 per time performed $18,611
an average of $48 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 a facility
231
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 27th

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

155
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$40,596an average of $176 per time performed $13,550
an average of $59 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 a facility
185
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 20th

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

162
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,000an average of $103 per time performed $6,055
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
169
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,337an average of $73 per time performed $4,068
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in a facility
143
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

106
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,137an average of $92 per time performed $4,116
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
116
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

114
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,612an average of $48 per time performed $1,622
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
116
times performed,
4% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

114
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,058an average of $207 per time performed $7,175
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
115
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

113
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,037an average of $26 per time performed $317
an average of $3 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
92
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 32nd

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$13,524an average of $147 per time performed $5,252
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
46
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,478an average of $293 per time performed $4,847
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$50,471an average of $1,231 per time performed $7,316
an average of $178 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 a facility
38
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,438an average of $301 per time performed $3,523
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead card... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,935an average of $141 per time performed $1,845
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for m... +

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for more than 48 hours up to 21 days ×

Service Code: 0298T
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,640an average of $80 per time performed $696
an average of $21 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
29
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 63rd

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,687an average of $403 per time performed $4,597
an average of $159 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.89% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,642an average of $66 per time performed $649
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.78% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,420an average of $110 per time performed $371
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
NA

Insertion of stent, removal of plaque and/or balloon dila... +

Insertion of stent, removal of plaque and/or balloon dilation of coronary vessel during heart attack, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 92941
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.68% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,205an average of $1,695 per time performed $10,642
an average of $560 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.64% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,440an average of $80 per time performed $338
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.5% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,944an average of $282 per time performed $1,158
an average of $83 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker in... +

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker including upper and lower chamber electrodes ×

Service Code: 33208
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.43% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,364an average of $2,197 per time performed $5,196
an average of $433 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; interpretat... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; interpretation and report only, performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination ×

Service Code: G0405
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.43% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$312an average of $26 per time performed $41
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stents in major coronary artery or ... +

Catheter insertion of stents in major coronary artery or branch, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.39% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,632an average of $1,512 per time performed $5,238
an average of $476 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.

Dane E Sobek
Average for Specialist 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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