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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $138 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
254
Rank: 108th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,131
Rank: 74th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.5 This Provider
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$34.2K
Rank: 124th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$135 This Provider
Avg $138

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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Loy L. Anderson
Average for Family Practice Providers in Montana

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

JEFFREY KESSLER

TIMOTHY STREET

KEVIN LIMBAUGH

GEORGE RO

TYLER WILL

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

Patients saw before

Loy L. Anderson

Patients saw after

Individuals

JEFFREY KESSLER

GEORGE RO

TYLER WILL

LESLIE RUSSELL

JAMES HARRIS

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

CENTRAL MONTANA SURGERY...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
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
240
times performed,
21% of her services

1st 3rd

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

150
patients got this service, 59% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$27,600an average of $115 per time performed $16,560
an average of $69 per time performed
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
157
times performed,
14% of her services

2nd 4th

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

101
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$471an average of $3 per time performed $471
an average of $3 per time performed
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
109
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 1st

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

96
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,175an average of $75 per time performed $4,905
an average of $45 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
9% of her services

4th 12th

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

73
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,568an average of $16 per time performed $1,176
an average of $12 per time performed
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
94
times performed,
8% of her services

5th 9th

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

76
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,034an average of $11 per time performed $1,034
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 16th

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

60
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,420an average of $20 per time performed $994
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 25th

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

48
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,400an average of $25 per time performed $1,344
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 27th

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$235an average of $5 per time performed $188
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
4% of her services

9th 17th

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$705an average of $15 per time performed $611
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
3% of her services

10th 79th

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$360an average of $12 per time performed $330
an average of $11 per time performed
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 an office
22
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 50th

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,190an average of $145 per time performed $2,420
an average of $110 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 10th

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$504an average of $24 per time performed $504
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 99th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$216an average of $12 per time performed $216
an average of $12 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 15th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$900an average of $50 per time performed $450
an average of $25 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 59th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,152an average of $64 per time performed $486
an average of $27 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 18th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$476an average of $28 per time performed $306
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 55th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$64an average of $4 per time performed $48
an average of $3 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 38th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,638an average of $117 per time performed $1,638
an average of $117 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 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, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$308an average of $22 per time performed $294
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
1% of her services

20th 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, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$247an average of $19 per time performed $143
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.97% of her services

21st 37th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$154an average of $14 per time performed $132
an average of $12 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Family Medicine." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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