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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $168 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
102
Rank: 173rd
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,058
Rank: 91st
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$24.8K
Rank: 157th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$243 This Provider
Avg $168

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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Peter J. Arosemena
Average for Internal 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

WALTER SMITH

LEE ROBERTSON

JUDITH LAURIDSEN

JIMMY GRAY

JEREMIAH ELDRED

Organizations

NORTHEAST MONTANA HEALT...

BILLINGS CLINIC

Patients saw before

Peter J. Arosemena

Patients saw after

Individuals

WALTER SMITH

KELLY DALTON

LEE ROBERTSON

JIMMY GRAY

JUDITH LAURIDSEN

Organizations

NORTHEAST MONTANA HEALT...

BILLINGS CLINIC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
231
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 2nd

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

74
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$25,641an average of $111 per time performed $12,705
an average of $55 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
197
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 29th

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

70
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,139an average of $87 per time performed $6,107
an average of $31 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
176
times performed,
17% of his services

3rd 6th

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

66
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$3,520an average of $20 per time performed $528
an average of $3 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
87
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 12th

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

43
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,480an average of $40 per time performed $957
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 15th

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

42
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,422an average of $67 per time performed $924
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 43rd

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

37
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,197an average of $19 per time performed $189
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 17th

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

42
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,312an average of $77 per time performed $896
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 26th

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

33
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,585an average of $47 per time performed $770
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,624an average of $58 per time performed $336
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 22nd

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

23
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,430an average of $90 per time performed $648
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 82nd

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

20
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,495an average of $65 per time performed $184
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 85th

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

20
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$943an average of $41 per time performed $161
an average of $7 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,820an average of $130 per time performed $112
an average of $8 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 an office
12
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 103rd

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

11
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,128an average of $94 per time performed $84
an average of $7 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 "Family Medicine." 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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