Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $100 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
394
Rank: 27th
out of 260 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,690
Rank: 22nd
out of 260 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.3 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$39.8K
Rank: 33rd
out of 260 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$101 This Provider
Avg $100

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 79 different services in 2015
(60 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
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
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
288
times performed,
17% of her services

1st 1st

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

235
patients got this service, 60% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$35,199.36an average of $122.22 per time performed $11,669.76
an average of $40.52 per time performed
medical
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
222
times performed,
13% of her services

2nd 10th

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

147
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,987.12an average of $17.96 per time performed $652.68
an average of $2.94 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
220
times performed,
13% of her services

3rd 4th

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

156
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$39,776.00an average of $180.80 per time performed $11,961.40
an average of $54.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
7% of her services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

101
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,614.00an average of $73.00 per time performed $1,583.56
an average of $13.42 per time performed
medical
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
118
times performed,
7% of her services

5th 56th

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

99
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,366.00an average of $37.00 per time performed $1,223.66
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
7% of her services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

90
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,770.00an average of $107.00 per time performed $2,465.10
an average of $22.41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 47th

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

57
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,140.00an average of $19.00 per time performed $180.00
an average of $3.00 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 37th

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

35
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,072.00an average of $64.00 per time performed $621.60
an average of $12.95 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
3% of her services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,772.00an average of $82.00 per time performed $643.54
an average of $13.99 per time performed
drug

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individ... +

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individuals 3 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90686
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 69th

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

35
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$720.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $626.40
an average of $17.40 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 81st

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,384.00an average of $94.00 per time performed $366.48
an average of $10.18 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 35th

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

34
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$350.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $343.00
an average of $9.80 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 17th

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

32
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$805.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $147.70
an average of $4.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of her services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,488.00an average of $48.00 per time performed $394.63
an average of $12.73 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 13th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$899.00an average of $29.00 per time performed $162.44
an average of $5.24 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 an office
23
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 9th

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,955.00an average of $85.00 per time performed $583.97
an average of $25.39 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of her services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,240.00an average of $62.00 per time performed $214.80
an average of $10.74 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.71% of her services

18th 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, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$297.00an average of $24.75 per time performed $191.88
an average of $15.99 per time performed
medical
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
12
times performed,
0.71% of her services

19th 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, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$432.00an average of $36.00 per time performed $46.80
an average of $3.90 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.

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Average for Physician Assistant 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 2015 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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