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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $126 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
448
Rank: 38th
out of 83 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,477
Rank: 1st
out of 83 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 1.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$48.2K
Rank: 40th
out of 83 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$108 This Provider
Avg $126

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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Mark S. Ibsen
Average for Emergency Medicine 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

JEAN-PIERRE PUJOL

RICHARD PAUSTIAN

KEVIN LIMBAUGH

JAMES TARVER

CLIFFORD DAVIS

Organizations

ST. PETER'S COMMUNITY H...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Mark S. Ibsen

Patients saw after

Individuals

BRETT DAVIS

TYLER WILL

JAMES TARVER

LESLIE RUSSELL

JAMES SEIBLY

Organizations

ST. PETER'S COMMUNITY H...

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 6th

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

189
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$54,964an average of $182 per time performed $22,348
an average of $74 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
170
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,080an average of $24 per time performed $170
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd Alert

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

155
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,375an average of $125 per time performed $7,130
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
120
times performed,
8% of his services

4th Alert

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

88
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,280an average of $19 per time performed $360
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert

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

82
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,376an average of $22 per time performed $324
an average of $3 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
93
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert

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

56
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,487an average of $59 per time performed $1,674
an average of $18 per time performed
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
75
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 9th

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

61
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,225an average of $123 per time performed $3,825
an average of $51 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
5% of his services

8th Alert

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

70
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,810an average of $183 per time performed $4,550
an average of $65 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert

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

51
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,608an average of $112 per time performed $1,180
an average of $20 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
57
times performed,
4% of his services

10th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,508an average of $44 per time performed $627
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$920an average of $20 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,795an average of $65 per time performed $645
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,490an average of $83 per time performed $390
an average of $13 per time performed
DRUGS

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final produc... +

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through durable medical equipment, unit dose, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7613
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$84an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, problem with significant thre... +

Emergency department visit, problem with significant threat to life or function ×

Service Code: 99285
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 1st

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

27
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,753an average of $1,139 per time performed $3,645
an average of $135 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of his services

16th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,071an average of $51 per time performed $231
an average of $11 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 4th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$990an average of $55 per time performed $126
an average of $7 per time performed
DRUGS

Ipratropium bromide, inhalation solution, fda-approved fi... +

Ipratropium bromide, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through durable medical equipment, unit dose form, per milligram ×

Service Code: J7644
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,500an average of $100 per time performed $615
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.81% of his services

20th Alert

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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$564an average of $47 per time performed $204
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.74% of his services

21st Alert

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,166an average of $106 per time performed $253
an average of $23 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 "Emergency Medical Services." 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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