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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $157 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,067
Rank: 13th
out of 39 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,693
Rank: 15th
out of 39 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.5 This Provider
Avg 2.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$126K
Rank: 20th
out of 39 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$118 This Provider
Avg $157

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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Dane E. Sobek
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 64 different services in 2013
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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
462
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 1st

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

373
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,310an average of $29 per time performed $2,851
an average of $6 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
397
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

367
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$82,548an average of $208 per time performed $17,932
an average of $45 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
347
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 4th

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

247
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$34,457an average of $99 per time performed $11,062
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacem... +

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

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
247
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 28th

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

82
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$17,290an average of $70 per time performed $5,861
an average of $24 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
147
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 21st

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

143
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,444an average of $44 per time performed $1,890
an average of $13 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, or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
147
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 34th

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

143
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,121an average of $191 per time performed $8,505
an average of $58 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
146
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 19th

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

142
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,174an average of $22 per time performed $410
an average of $3 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
106
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 24th

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

90
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,852an average of $84 per time performed $2,732
an average of $26 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
93
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 5th

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

74
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,706an average of $169 per time performed $5,189
an average of $56 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
85
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 10th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,985an average of $141 per time performed $4,656
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead cardi... +

Remote evaluation 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
55
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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,425an average of $135 per time performed $2,597
an average of $47 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
44
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 44th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,436an average of $283 per time performed $4,581
an average of $104 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
36
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 20th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,588an average of $1,183 per time performed $6,392
an average of $178 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
36
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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,736an average of $76 per time performed $734
an average of $20 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
30
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 23rd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,610an average of $387 per time performed $4,633
an average of $154 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
25
times performed,
0.93% of his services

16th 37th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,303an average of $292 per time performed $2,352
an average of $94 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
20
times performed,
0.74% of his services

17th 85th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,240an average of $2,112 per time performed $8,017
an average of $401 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
19
times performed,
0.71% of his services

18th 69th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,301an average of $68 per time performed $443
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
NA

Any combination of insertion of stent, removal of plaque ... +

Any combination of insertion of stent, removal of plaque and balloon dilation of coronary vessel during heart attack ×

Service Code: 92941
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.63% of his services

19th 73rd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,693an average of $1,629 per time performed $8,831
an average of $519 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.63% of his services

20th 74th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,766an average of $163 per time performed $626
an average of $37 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: 93459
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.52% of his services

21st 57th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,000an average of $1,500 per time performed $2,521
an average of $180 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.45% 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,360an average of $280 per time performed $1,236
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or b... +

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or branch ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.45% of his services

23rd 38th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,436an average of $1,453 per time performed $5,679
an average of $473 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
11
times performed,
0.41% of his services

24th 58th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,155an average of $105 per time performed $166
an average of $15 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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