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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
2,856
Services
Performed
6,053
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$136K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$48

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.

Individuals

RONALD THARP

REX SPEAR

REGINALD HANDLEY

DANE SOBEK

DAVID CRITES

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

Patients saw before

Blair Dillard Erb MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

KEVIN DUWE

NATHANIEL MADSEN

JAMES JUTZY

DANE SOBEK

PETER FRECH

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 different services in 2014
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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
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
3,022
times performed,
50% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

2,101
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$92,987an average of $31 per time performed $19,824
an average of $7 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
503
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

399
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,864an average of $103 per time performed $17,786
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
397
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

375
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$95,097an average of $240 per time performed $18,155
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
235
times performed,
4% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

234
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,786an average of $199 per time performed $14,774
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
229
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

229
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,203an average of $23 per time performed $630
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
228
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

228
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,420an average of $46 per time performed $3,199
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
211
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

73
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,403an average of $73 per time performed $5,412
an average of $26 per time performed
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
169
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

135
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,747an average of $176 per time performed $9,792
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in a facility
160
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

110
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,950an average of $93 per time performed $4,430
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in a facility
120
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

120
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,282an average of $302 per time performed $11,436
an average of $95 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead card... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in a facility
96
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,536an average of $141 per time performed $4,852
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
68
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,440an average of $80 per time performed $1,283
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for m... +

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for more than 48 hours up to 21 days ×

Service Code: 0298T
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,960an average of $80 per time performed $1,247
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
0.88% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,893an average of $73 per time performed $1,219
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; interpretat... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; interpretation and report only, performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination ×

Service Code: G0405
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
0.86% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

52
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,352an average of $26 per time performed $162
an average of $3 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 an office
40
times performed,
0.66% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,800an average of $145 per time performed $2,074
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93284
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.66% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,160an average of $154 per time performed $1,667
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.58% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,850an average of $110 per time performed $559
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.43% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,359an average of $91 per time performed $467
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.38% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,564an average of $68 per time performed $243
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.35% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.49% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,903an average of $138 per time performed $920
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.33% of his services

22nd 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, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,520an average of $1,376 per time performed $3,468
an average of $173 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of he... +

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93321
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$307an average of $19 per time performed $83
an average of $5 per time performed
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 an office
14
times performed,
0.23% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.46% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,052an average of $218 per time performed $990
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.46% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$793an average of $61 per time performed $262
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of x-ray contrast material for ultrasound exami... +

Injection of x-ray contrast material for ultrasound examination of the heart ×

Service Code: 93352
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.2% of his services

26th 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, 0.42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$960an average of $80 per time performed $294
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th 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, 0.39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,075an average of $825 per time performed $2,258
an average of $205 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.

Blair Dillard Erb
Average for Cardiovascular Disease 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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