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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
383
Rank: 68th
out of 350 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,257
Rank: 21st
out of 350 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$114K
Rank: 37th
out of 350 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$297 This Provider
Avg $179

Note: About 16% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 195 different services in 2015
(153 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
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
479
times performed,
7% of her services

1st 1st

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

202
patients got this service, 53% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$6,706.00an average of $14.00 per time performed $1,408.26
an average of $2.94 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
299
times performed,
4% of her services

2nd 4th

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

169
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$61,893.00an average of $207.00 per time performed $21,211.06
an average of $70.94 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
265
times performed,
4% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

195
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$37,630.00an average of $142.00 per time performed $12,391.40
an average of $46.76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
193
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 12th

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

125
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$7,334.00an average of $38.00 per time performed $2,045.80
an average of $10.60 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
173
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 13th

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$4,325.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $906.52
an average of $5.24 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
146
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 8th

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

112
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,234.00an average of $29.00 per time performed $1,514.02
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
1% of her services

7th 11th

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

96
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,360.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $1,506.26
an average of $14.21 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
1% of her services

8th 20th

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

101
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,526.01an average of $25.01 per time performed $2,475.51
an average of $24.51 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 19th

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

99
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,600.00an average of $400.00 per time performed $16,347.87
an average of $165.13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 16th

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

61
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,275.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $1,179.90
an average of $12.42 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 9th

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

81
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,872.00an average of $44.00 per time performed $1,047.20
an average of $11.90 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
80
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 18th

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

59
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,320.00an average of $29.00 per time performed $337.60
an average of $4.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 14th

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

57
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,110.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $1,635.93
an average of $22.41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.91% of her services

14th 68th

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

60
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,036.00an average of $46.00 per time performed $362.34
an average of $5.49 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.77% of her services

15th 48th

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

56
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,346.24an average of $274.04 per time performed $7,292.32
an average of $130.22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detect... +

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.77% of her services

16th 78th

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

56
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,688.00an average of $48.00 per time performed $468.16
an average of $8.36 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.77% of her services

17th 25th

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

50
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,739.92an average of $156.07 per time performed $1,090.88
an average of $19.48 per time performed
medical
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
53
times performed,
0.73% of her services

18th 21st

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

29
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,551.00an average of $67.00 per time performed $994.28
an average of $18.76 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.66% of her services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$480.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $117.60
an average of $2.45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.62% of her services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,440.00an average of $32.00 per time performed $484.65
an average of $10.77 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.58% of her services

21st 33rd

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

36
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,502.00an average of $131.00 per time performed $524.16
an average of $12.48 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
37
times performed,
0.51% of her services

22nd 24th

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

37
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,180.00an average of $140.00 per time performed $4,185.07
an average of $113.11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.47% of her services

23rd 114th

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

34
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$714.00an average of $21.00 per time performed $123.08
an average of $3.62 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.45% of her services

24th 15th

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$792.00an average of $24.00 per time performed $776.16
an average of $23.52 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.43% of her services

25th 28th

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,550.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $292.33
an average of $9.43 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 an office
29
times performed,
0.4% of her services

26th 26th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$3,741.00an average of $129.00 per time performed $1,379.24
an average of $47.56 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual depression screening, 15 minutes

Service Code: G0444
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.39% of her services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,232.00an average of $44.00 per time performed $495.32
an average of $17.69 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 an office
26
times performed,
0.36% of her services

28th 32nd

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,080.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $688.74
an average of $26.49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.36% of her services

29th 98th

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$494.00an average of $19.00 per time performed $119.34
an average of $4.59 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: 85027
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.36% of her services

30th 41st

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$728.00an average of $28.00 per time performed $224.38
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.34% of her services

31st 146th

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$950.00an average of $38.00 per time performed $269.50
an average of $10.78 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.33% of her services

32nd 27th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$800.88an average of $33.37 per time performed $784.80
an average of $32.70 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
24
times performed,
0.33% of her services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,008.00an average of $42.00 per time performed $276.72
an average of $11.53 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
22
times performed,
0.3% of her services

34th 10th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,234.00an average of $147.00 per time performed $1,128.16
an average of $51.28 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.26% of her services

35th 46th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$513.00an average of $27.00 per time performed $131.10
an average of $6.90 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical... +

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical breast examination ×

Service Code: G0101
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.25% of her services

36th 100th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,224.00an average of $68.00 per time performed $663.30
an average of $36.85 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of abdomen

Service Code: 74020
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.21% of her services

37th 142nd

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,145.00an average of $143.00 per time performed $401.85
an average of $26.79 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
15
times performed,
0.21% of her services

38th 39th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,140.00an average of $276.00 per time performed $1,579.65
an average of $105.31 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
12
times performed,
0.17% of her services

39th 85th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,280.00an average of $190.00 per time performed $2,002.32
an average of $166.86 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.17% of her services

40th 177th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,380.00an average of $115.00 per time performed $270.36
an average of $22.53 per time performed
medical

Screening digital tomography of both breasts

Service Code: 77063
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.15% of her services

41st 105th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$605.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $592.90
an average of $53.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.15% of her services

42nd 75th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$990.00an average of $90.00 per time performed $434.28
an average of $39.48 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.

Carrissa M Pietz
Average for Family Medicine Providers in South Dakota

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 2015 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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