ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
304
Rank: 99th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,471
Rank: 72nd
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.8 This Provider
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$48.8K
Rank: 105th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$161 This Provider
Avg $154

Office Visits

Story image rib 8a2c1e812d78fea39cf7fb4926cf598dbc8604e0a950a7f60c1e192c8c412b43

Top Billing

Related story »

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.

Thomas G. Hildner
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 82 different services in 2013
All Services

Show Only:

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
245
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 2nd

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

151
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$24,201an average of $99 per time performed $8,867
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
189
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 1st

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

131
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$23,436an average of $124 per time performed $6,521
an average of $35 per time performed
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
107
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 4th

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

87
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,070an average of $10 per time performed $319
an average of $3 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
79
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 5th

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

70
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$13,272an average of $168 per time performed $4,352
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 7th

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

25
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$1,040an average of $16 per time performed $348
an average of $5 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
64
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 8th

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

56
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,600an average of $25 per time performed $680
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
63
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 30th

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,131an average of $81 per time performed $1,876
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 11th

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: 1.3)
$1,980an average of $33 per time performed $793
an average of $13 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
50
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 3rd

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

39
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$9,200an average of $184 per time performed $3,479
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 16th

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

47
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,551an average of $33 per time performed $608
an average of $13 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
32
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 28th

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

28
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,081an average of $65 per time performed $604
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 23rd

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

27
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,276an average of $44 per time performed $665
an average of $23 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
25
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 18th

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

25
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,425an average of $177 per time performed $2,739
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 25th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,526an average of $147 per time performed $1,278
an average of $53 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
23
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 24th

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$253an average of $11 per time performed $100
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 64th

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

23
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$989an average of $43 per time performed $553
an average of $24 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
21
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 58th

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,027an average of $287 per time performed $3,329
an average of $159 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 17th

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$820an average of $41 per time performed $266
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 10th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$720an average of $40 per time performed $223
an average of $12 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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 6th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,328an average of $129 per time performed $991
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 95th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,105an average of $69 per time performed $641
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 49th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$128an average of $8 per time performed $49
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
14
times performed,
0.95% of his services

23rd 26th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$348an average of $25 per time performed $90
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.82% of his services

24th 33rd

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)
$336an average of $28 per time performed $77
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.82% of his services

25th 56th

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)
$1,579an average of $132 per time performed $668
an average of $56 per time performed

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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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.

Read our methodology.



Credits: Warning icon designed by Stefan Parnarov from the Noun Project.