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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $192 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
289
Rank: 310th
out of 1,524 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
622
Rank: 667th
out of 1,524 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 4.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$26.3K
Rank: 888th
out of 1,524 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$91 This Provider
Avg $192

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

KEVIN SMITH

GEORGE KUHLMANN

JOHN HANSON

JOSEPH DILLARD

KATHLEEN RYAN

Organizations

CUYUNA REGIONAL MEDICAL...

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

ROBERT COOPER MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

LAURIE MCNEW

GEORGE KUHLMANN

JOHN HANSON

KATHLEEN RYAN

KEVIN SMITH

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

CUYUNA REGIONAL MEDICAL...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 different services in 2014
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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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
317
times performed,
51% of his services

1st 7th

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

194
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$26,815an average of $85 per time performed $14,255
an average of $45 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
173
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 14th

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

119
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,499an average of $55 per time performed $5,294
an average of $31 per time performed
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
33
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 12th

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

32
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$673an average of $20 per time performed $167
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 3rd

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,952an average of $192 per time performed $1,718
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 22nd

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,230an average of $190 per time performed $951
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 74th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,990an average of $266 per time performed $1,156
an average of $77 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.

Robert Cooper
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Minnesota

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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