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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
1,046
Rank: 5th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,002
Rank: 7th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$160K
Rank: 12th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$153 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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Paul R. Siddoway
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.

Patients saw before

Paul R. Siddoway

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 32 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
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
1,077
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 6th

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

228
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$19,386an average of $18 per time performed $3,231
an average of $3 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
673
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 8th

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

454
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,460an average of $20 per time performed $4,711
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
572
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 9th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
14
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.8)
$16,588an average of $29 per time performed $3,432
an average of $6 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
421
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 12th

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

209
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,577an average of $37 per time performed $4,631
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
408
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 15th

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

217
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$29,784an average of $73 per time performed $5,712
an average of $14 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
293
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 4th

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

194
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$45,122an average of $154 per time performed $17,873
an average of $61 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
291
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 22nd

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

200
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$31,137an average of $107 per time performed $6,984
an average of $24 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
284
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 24th

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

196
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$70,148an average of $247 per time performed $30,104
an average of $106 per time performed
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
239
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 37th

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

228
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,278an average of $202 per time performed $12,428
an average of $52 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 17th

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

151
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,760an average of $82 per time performed $2,520
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
172
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 26th

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

79
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,008an average of $64 per time performed $2,408
an average of $14 per time performed
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
132
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert

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

126
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$116,292an average of $881 per time performed $20,724
an average of $157 per time performed
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 an office
110
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

109
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,300an average of $330 per time performed $4,070
an average of $37 per time performed
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 an office
110
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

109
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,230an average of $393 per time performed $2,090
an average of $19 per time performed
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
110
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert

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

109
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$93,610an average of $851 per time performed $20,570
an average of $187 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert

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

76
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,704an average of $48 per time performed $1,274
an average of $13 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
86
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 33rd

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,978an average of $23 per time performed $344
an average of $4 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
82
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 103rd

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

79
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,132an average of $26 per time performed $410
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 36th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,898an average of $62 per time performed $948
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 18th

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

75
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$750an average of $10 per time performed $750
an average of $10 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 54th

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

75
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,125an average of $15 per time performed $900
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.95% of his services

22nd 43rd

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,083an average of $19 per time performed $171
an average of $3 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
52
times performed,
0.87% of his services

23rd 68th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,576an average of $88 per time performed $1,352
an average of $26 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
48
times performed,
0.8% of his services

24th 40th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,640an average of $55 per time performed $624
an average of $13 per time performed
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
42
times performed,
0.7% of his services

25th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,402an average of $81 per time performed $756
an average of $18 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.67% of his services

26th 79th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,760an average of $94 per time performed $600
an average of $15 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.53% of his services

27th 7th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$7,264an average of $227 per time performed $2,560
an average of $80 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.53% of his services

28th 102nd

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: 1.1)
$3,424an average of $107 per time performed $832
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.52% of his services

29th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,021an average of $291 per time performed $2,046
an average of $66 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.48% of his services

30th 60th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,175an average of $75 per time performed $377
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.35% of his services

31st 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
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,113an average of $53 per time performed $147
an average of $7 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.33% of his services

32nd 10th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,580an average of $429 per time performed $2,940
an average of $147 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.32% of his services

33rd 11th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,408an average of $232 per time performed $1,577
an average of $83 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
12
times performed,
0.2% of his services

34th 2nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,272an average of $106 per time performed $504
an average of $42 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 "Specialist." 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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