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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $159 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
513
Rank: 21st
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,752
Rank: 41st
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$85.5K
Rank: 30th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$167 This Provider
Avg $159

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 his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

FRANK MICHELS MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

KATHLEEN RYAN

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN BRANDON

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

JOHN HANSON

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 different services in 2014
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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
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
1,111
times performed,
63% of his services

1st 3rd

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

413
patients got this service, 81% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$94,735an average of $85 per time performed $58,350
an average of $53 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
219
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 30th

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

63
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$29,587an average of $135 per time performed $10,508
an average of $48 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
121
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

100
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,644an average of $55 per time performed $3,563
an average of $29 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
68
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 44th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$5,950an average of $88 per time performed $1,880
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 76th

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

46
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,780an average of $65 per time performed $2,280
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 77th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$133an average of $5 per time performed $49
an average of $2 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
27
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$551an average of $20 per time performed $177
an average of $7 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
25
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 133rd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,510an average of $260 per time performed $2,529
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 31st

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,383an average of $119 per time performed $1,572
an average of $79 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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 29th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,200an average of $178 per time performed $1,265
an average of $70 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 a facility
14
times performed,
0.8% of his services

11th 19th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,891an average of $135 per time performed $763
an average of $55 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.

Frank Michels
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

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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