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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
494
Rank: 25th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,303
Rank: 34th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$107K
Rank: 21st
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$217 This Provider
Avg $154

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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Frank Michels
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 51 different services in 2013
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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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
1,299
times performed,
56% of his services

1st 5th

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

411
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$154,893an average of $119 per time performed $68,886
an average of $53 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 a facility
371
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

221
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$28,964an average of $78 per time performed $12,432
an average of $34 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
188
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 27th

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

48
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$31,161an average of $166 per time performed $8,817
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 42nd

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$6,192an average of $107 per time performed $1,579
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 95th

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

45
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,658an average of $137 per time performed $2,246
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$260an average of $5 per time performed $157
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 40 m... +

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99336
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
2% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,979an average of $324 per time performed $3,244
an average of $88 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
28
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 33rd

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$550an average of $20 per time performed $172
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
1% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,620an average of $319 per time performed $2,726
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 79th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,054an average of $176 per time performed $663
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 60th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$276an average of $12 per time performed $133
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.74% of his services

12th 19th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$3,702an average of $218 per time performed $1,079
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 25 m... +

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99335
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.74% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,893an average of $229 per time performed $933
an average of $55 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 a facility
12
times performed,
0.52% of his services

14th 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$783an average of $65 per time performed $298
an average of $25 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.

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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 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.

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