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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
100
Rank: 248th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
548
Rank: 156th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.5 This Provider
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$11.5K
Rank: 242nd
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$115 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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Leonard R. Ramsey
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

BLAIR ERB

STEVEN ROBERTS

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN

GABOR BENDA

RONALD THARP

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

Patients saw before

Leonard R. Ramsey

Patients saw after

Individuals

BLAIR ERB

LARRY SONNENBERG

STEVEN ROBERTS

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN

GABOR BENDA

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
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
120
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 4th

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

56
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,200an average of $10 per time performed $360
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,
20% of his services

2nd 1st

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

63
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,502an average of $78 per time performed $4,905
an average of $45 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 7th

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

24
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$935an average of $17 per time performed $330
an average of $6 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,
9% of his services

4th 27th

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

33
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$940an average of $20 per time performed $188
an average of $4 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: 85027
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 51st

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

32
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,140an average of $30 per time performed $342
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 12th

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

28
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,440an average of $40 per time performed $504
an average of $14 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 11th

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

18
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$792an average of $22 per time performed $468
an average of $13 per time performed
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
25
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 3rd

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

19
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,850an average of $114 per time performed $1,825
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 16th

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

15
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$912an average of $48 per time performed $285
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 25th

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

11
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$750an average of $50 per time performed $360
an average of $24 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 24th

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

13
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,573an average of $121 per time performed $1,378
an average of $106 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 10th

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

12
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$288an average of $24 per time performed $288
an average of $24 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 48th

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

12
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$168an average of $14 per time performed $156
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$198an average of $18 per time performed $55
an average of $5 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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