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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
312
Rank: 79th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,955
Rank: 23rd
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$55K
Rank: 55th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$176 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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Thomas G. Hildner
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

CATHY GRACE

LUKE OMOHUNDRO

KEVIN DUWE

TRACY FAIRBANKS

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

Patients saw before

Thomas G. Hildner

Patients saw after

Individuals

BLAIR ERB

KEVIN DUWE

ALBERT MEIER

LUKE OMOHUNDRO

CATHY GRACE

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 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
411
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 1st

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

206
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$50,142an average of $122 per time performed $18,906
an average of $46 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
240
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 4th

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

172
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,400an average of $10 per time performed $720
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 7th

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

37
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$2,448an average of $16 per time performed $918
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 12th

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

123
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,356an average of $33 per time performed $1,848
an average of $14 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
121
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 9th

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

102
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,025an average of $25 per time performed $1,331
an average of $11 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
113
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 3rd

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

79
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$20,566an average of $182 per time performed $8,249
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 16th

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

95
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,234an average of $33 per time performed $1,274
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 25th

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

72
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,916an average of $44 per time performed $2,136
an average of $24 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
67
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 27th

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

57
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$737an average of $11 per time performed $268
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 17th

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

50
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,419an average of $41 per time performed $826
an average of $14 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
58
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 24th

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

58
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,266an average of $177 per time performed $6,206
an average of $107 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 63rd

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

56
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,408an average of $43 per time performed $1,456
an average of $26 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 10th

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

54
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$648an average of $12 per time performed $648
an average of $12 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
54
times performed,
3% of his services

14th 37th

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

54
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,026an average of $19 per time performed $648
an average of $12 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 22nd

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,400an average of $75 per time performed $960
an average of $30 per time performed
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
29
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 6th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,654an average of $126 per time performed $1,595
an average of $55 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 18th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,148an average of $41 per time performed $448
an average of $16 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
28
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 11th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,120an average of $40 per time performed $392
an average of $14 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 21st

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,100an average of $124 per time performed $1,375
an average of $55 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 34th

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,495an average of $65 per time performed $529
an average of $23 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.92% of his services

21st 59th

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,530an average of $85 per time performed $576
an average of $32 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.82% of his services

22nd 36th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$480an average of $30 per time performed $192
an average of $12 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.77% of his services

23rd 15th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,080an average of $72 per time performed $405
an average of $27 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.66% of his services

24th 56th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,820an average of $140 per time performed $767
an average of $59 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.61% of his services

25th 57th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,488an average of $124 per time performed $672
an average of $56 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.56% of his services

26th 112th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,914an average of $174 per time performed $1,705
an average of $155 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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