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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $142 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
887
Rank: 1st
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,804
Rank: 1st
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2 This Provider
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$69.8K
Rank: 1st
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$79 This Provider
Avg $142

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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Terrance J. Sweeney
Average for General Practice 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.

Patients saw before

Terrance J. Sweeney

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,122
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 1st

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

819
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$84,150an average of $75 per time performed $50,490
an average of $45 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
208
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,456an average of $7 per time performed $208
an average of $1 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
193
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

167
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$579an average of $3 per time performed $579
an average of $3 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
159
times performed,
6% of his services

4th Alert

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

130
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$795an average of $5 per time performed $636
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: 85025
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
5% of his services

5th Alert

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

134
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,639an average of $11 per time performed $1,639
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

102
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,464an average of $12 per time performed $1,342
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert

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

71
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,008an average of $12 per time performed $1,008
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$648an average of $12 per time performed $594
an average of $11 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
54
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,350an average of $25 per time performed $972
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
2% 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$196an average of $4 per time performed $147
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$47an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$320an average of $8 per time performed $320
an average of $8 per time performed
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 an office
37
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 3rd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,665an average of $45 per time performed $1,147
an average of $31 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$210an average of $6 per time performed $210
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$528an average of $16 per time performed $495
an average of $15 per time performed
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
32
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 4th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,744an average of $117 per time performed $2,144
an average of $67 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,670an average of $89 per time performed $1,710
an average of $57 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
29
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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,465an average of $85 per time performed $1,160
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Troponin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 84484
Performed in an office
28
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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$392an average of $14 per time performed $392
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation function measurement

Service Code: 85379
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$420an average of $15 per time performed $392
an average of $14 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.93% of his services

21st Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$130an average of $5 per time performed $78
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82553
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.93% of his services

22nd Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$442an average of $17 per time performed $416
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Myoglobin (muscle protein) level

Service Code: 83874
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.93% of his services

23rd Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$494an average of $19 per time performed $468
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.89% of his services

24th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$325an average of $13 per time performed $300
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.78% of his services

25th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$66an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
21
times performed,
0.75% of his services

26th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,575an average of $75 per time performed $1,008
an average of $48 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.68% of his services

27th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$76an average of $4 per time performed $38
an average of $2 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
17
times performed,
0.61% of his services

28th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$289an average of $17 per time performed $187
an average of $11 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
15
times performed,
0.53% of his services

29th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$315an average of $21 per time performed $180
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.5% of his services

30th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28an average of $2 per time performed $28
an average of $2 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.46% of his services

31st Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$325an average of $25 per time performed $312
an average of $24 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.43% of his services

32nd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$660an average of $55 per time performed $480
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.43% of his services

33rd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$288an average of $24 per time performed $288
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.43% of his services

34th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$60an average of $5 per time performed $60
an average of $5 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.39% of his services

35th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$176an average of $16 per time performed $132
an average of $12 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 "General Practice." 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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