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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $93 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
282
Rank: 64th
out of 286 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
848
Rank: 49th
out of 286 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$25.2K
Rank: 65th
out of 286 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$89 This Provider
Avg $93

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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Katie M. Brown
Average for Physician Assistant 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.

Patients saw before

Katie M. Brown

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
245
times performed,
29% of her services

1st 1st

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

196
patients got this service, 70% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,375an average of $75 per time performed $10,045
an average of $41 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
124
times performed,
15% of her services

2nd 7th

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

93
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,640an average of $110 per time performed $7,440
an average of $60 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
120
times performed,
14% of her services

3rd 9th

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

69
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$360an average of $3 per time performed $360
an average of $3 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
83
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 22nd

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

58
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$913an average of $11 per time performed $913
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
8% of her services

5th 28th

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

52
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,065an average of $15 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
32
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 63rd

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$768an average of $24 per time performed $768
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 71st

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$580an average of $20 per time performed $435
an average of $15 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
28
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 26th

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$140an average of $5 per time performed $112
an average of $4 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
23
times performed,
3% of her services

9th 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, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,691an average of $117 per time performed $2,691
an average of $117 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 74th

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$228an average of $12 per time performed $209
an average of $11 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

11th 61st

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,008an average of $56 per time performed $432
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 44th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$64an average of $4 per time performed $48
an average of $3 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
15
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 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, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$180an average of $12 per time performed $180
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 47th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$312an average of $24 per time performed $312
an average of $24 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
12
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 96th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$144an average of $12 per time performed $144
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 "Physician Assistant." 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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