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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $97 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
437
Rank: 10th
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,234
Rank: 8th
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider
Avg 3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$62.1K
Rank: 9th
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$142 This Provider
Avg $97

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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Timothy N. Sinton
Average for Physician Assistant, Medical Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 122 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
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
296
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 7th

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

162
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$903an average of $3 per time performed $873
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
200
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

122
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,748an average of $109 per time performed $12,406
an average of $62 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
198
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 1st

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

139
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,486an average of $73 per time performed $7,734
an average of $39 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
141
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 14th

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

122
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,598an average of $11 per time performed $1,488
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
135
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

123
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,056an average of $15 per time performed $1,694
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
110
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

102
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,129an average of $19 per time performed $1,549
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 23rd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$516an average of $6 per time performed $458
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
81
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

75
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,993an average of $25 per time performed $1,825
an average of $23 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
69
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 25th

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

54
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$354an average of $5 per time performed $296
an average of $4 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
56
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,065an average of $73 per time performed $2,608
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, problem of high severity

Service Code: 99284
Performed in a facility
52
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

52
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,194an average of $485 per time performed $3,892
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 35th

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$574an average of $14 per time performed $540
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$429an average of $10 per time performed $364
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$468an average of $12 per time performed $427
an average of $11 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
36
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 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, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,829an average of $79 per time performed $2,785
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
35
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,109an average of $117 per time performed $4,053
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$884an average of $26 per time performed $848
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 44th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$128an average of $4 per time performed $98
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$638an average of $22 per time performed $593
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 48th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$678an average of $24 per time performed $665
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
1% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$324an average of $12 per time performed $304
an average of $11 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
25
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,048an average of $202 per time performed $3,169
an average of $127 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 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, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$285an average of $12 per time performed $270
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.94% of his services

24th 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, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$882an average of $42 per time performed $843
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, moderately severe problem

Service Code: 99283
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.94% of his services

25th 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, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,642an average of $269 per time performed $769
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.67% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,592an average of $106 per time performed $1,056
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.54% of his services

27th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$869an average of $72 per time performed $572
an average of $48 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
11
times performed,
0.49% of his services

28th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$136an average of $12 per time performed $134
an average of $12 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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