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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $170 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
565
Rank: 37th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,221
Rank: 58th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$72.1K
Rank: 69th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$128 This Provider
Avg $170

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

KEVIN DUWE

DANE SOBEK

RONALD THARP

REX SPEAR

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

Patients saw before

MICHAEL HERRING MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

BLAIR ERB

REX SPEAR

RONALD THARP

ALBERT MEIER

KEVIN DUWE

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 36 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in a facility
499
times performed,
41% of his services

1st 4th

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

311
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$51,372an average of $103 per time performed $17,774
an average of $36 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
139
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 1st

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

117
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$24,497an average of $176 per time performed $7,827
an average of $56 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 a facility
123
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 18th

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

123
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,402an average of $174 per time performed $13,711
an average of $111 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
97
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 2nd

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

66
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$14,259an average of $147 per time performed $5,478
an average of $56 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 a facility
92
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 27th

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

88
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,696an average of $62 per time performed $1,428
an average of $16 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 a facility
60
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 30th

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

60
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,940an average of $299 per time performed $10,043
an average of $167 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 15th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,675an average of $187 per time performed $1,369
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 7th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,708an average of $205 per time performed $1,725
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 31st

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,740an average of $137 per time performed $940
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 10th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,750an average of $250 per time performed $1,557
an average of $82 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
16
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 9th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,448an average of $403 per time performed $2,582
an average of $161 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 26th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,145an average of $143 per time performed $861
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
12
times performed,
0.98% of his services

13th 20th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,516an average of $293 per time performed $1,281
an average of $107 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.

Michael Herring
Average for Internal 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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