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Treatment Tracker » Montana » Billings

Metwest Inc.

2900 12th ave n, Billings, Mont., 59101 | (406) 238-1800

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $94 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
3,974
Rank: 2nd
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
21,760
Rank: 2nd
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.5 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$224K
Rank: 3rd
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$56 This Provider
Avg $94

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

KIRK STONER

ENRICO ARGUELLES

BRADLEY FULLER

JUSTIN PRICE

JONATHAN BODINE

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

METWEST INC

Patients saw before

Metwest Inc.

Patients saw after

Individuals

KIRK STONER

DOUGLAS ROANE

ENRICO ARGUELLES

JOHN JENKINS

JONATHAN BODINE

Organizations

METWEST INC

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 45 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
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
3,921
times performed,
18% of its services

1st Alert

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

2,123
patients got this service, 53% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$133,314an average of $34 per time performed $43,131
an average of $11 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
3,437
times performed,
16% of its services

2nd Alert

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

1,478
patients got this service, 37% of its patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$58,429an average of $17 per time performed $10,311
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
2,962
times performed,
14% of its services

3rd Alert

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

2,423
patients got this service, 61% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$186,606an average of $63 per time performed $38,506
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
2,193
times performed,
10% of its services

4th Alert

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

1,863
patients got this service, 47% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$166,668an average of $76 per time performed $52,632
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,755
times performed,
8% of its services

5th Alert

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

1,559
patients got this service, 39% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$117,585an average of $67 per time performed $24,570
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
1,740
times performed,
8% of its services

6th Alert

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

541
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$52,200an average of $30 per time performed $6,960
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
588
times performed,
3% of its services

7th Alert

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

425
patients got this service, 11% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,224an average of $48 per time performed $6,468
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
470
times performed,
2% of its services

8th Alert

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

258
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,340an average of $22 per time performed $1,410
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
447
times performed,
2% of its services

9th Alert

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

395
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,281an average of $23 per time performed $1,788
an average of $4 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
348
times performed,
2% of its services

10th Alert

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

285
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,484an average of $33 per time performed $1,392
an average of $4 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: 85027
Performed in an office
340
times performed,
2% of its services

11th Alert

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

300
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,860an average of $29 per time performed $3,060
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
339
times performed,
2% of its services

12th Alert

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

292
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,087an average of $133 per time performed $8,814
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
322
times performed,
1% of its services

13th Alert

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

174
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,084an average of $22 per time performed $644
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
319
times performed,
1% of its services

14th Alert

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

84
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,337an average of $23 per time performed $1,914
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
316
times performed,
1% of its services

15th Alert

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

161
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,952an average of $22 per time performed $632
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
309
times performed,
1% of its services

16th Alert

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

162
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,798an average of $22 per time performed $618
an average of $2 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
302
times performed,
1% of its services

17th Alert

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

302
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,468an average of $134 per time performed $7,852
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82040
Performed in an office
301
times performed,
1% of its services

18th Alert

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

153
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,933an average of $33 per time performed $903
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.63% of its services

19th Alert

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

124
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,520an average of $70 per time performed $2,584
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
0.59% of its services

20th Alert

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

114
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,223an average of $87 per time performed $1,677
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
0.56% of its services

21st Alert

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

94
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,270an average of $35 per time performed $1,220
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.51% of its services

22nd Alert

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

101
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,248an average of $29 per time performed $672
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.41% of its services

23rd Alert

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

82
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,314an average of $26 per time performed $712
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.4% of its services

24th Alert

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

75
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,386an average of $51 per time performed $516
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Digoxin level

Service Code: 80162
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.27% of its services

25th Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,310an average of $90 per time performed $1,121
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.27% of its services

26th Alert

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

40
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,798an average of $31 per time performed $174
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Dipropylacetic acid (valproic acid) level

Service Code: 80164
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.26% of its services

27th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,208an average of $93 per time performed $1,064
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.25% of its services

28th Alert

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

43
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,024an average of $56 per time performed $648
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.21% of its services

29th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 0.78% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$810an average of $18 per time performed $135
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.19% of its services

30th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 0.75% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$943an average of $23 per time performed $369
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phenytoin level

Service Code: 80185
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.18% of its services

31st Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 0.63% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,730an average of $70 per time performed $741
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.17% of its services

32nd Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 0.81% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,800an average of $50 per time performed $396
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bilirubin level

Service Code: 82248
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.15% of its services

33rd Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 0.73% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$256an average of $8 per time performed $32
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell concentration measurement

Service Code: 85014
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.15% of its services

34th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 0.6% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$224an average of $7 per time performed $96
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.15% of its services

35th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 0.63% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$224an average of $7 per time performed $96
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell count, automated test

Service Code: 85041
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.13% of its services

36th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 0.58% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$140an average of $5 per time performed $112
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.12% of its services

37th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 0.65% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$729an average of $27 per time performed $108
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated white blood cell count

Service Code: 85048
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.11% of its services

38th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 0.5% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$120an average of $5 per time performed $96
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Glutamyltransferase (liver enzyme) level

Service Code: 82977
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.1% of its services

39th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 0.55% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$352an average of $16 per time performed $66
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.1% of its services

40th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 0.48% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$462an average of $21 per time performed $132
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carbamazepine level

Service Code: 80156
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.08% of its services

41st Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.28% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,581an average of $93 per time performed $357
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.06% of its services

42nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 0.35% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$308an average of $22 per time performed $70
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood count, automated test

Service Code: 85045
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.06% of its services

43rd Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 0.33% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$504an average of $36 per time performed $84
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.06% of its services

44th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.28% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$455an average of $35 per time performed $117
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.06% of its services

45th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.3% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$420an average of $35 per time performed $108
an average of $9 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 "Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory." 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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