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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
431
Rank: 85th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,767
Rank: 46th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.1 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$90.1K
Rank: 51st
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$209 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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Robert Cooper
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

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN HANSON

ROBERT STEARS

ROBERT DIETZ

JOHN BRANDON

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

Robert Cooper

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOHN HANSON

ROBERT STEARS

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN BRANDON

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 9 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
538
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 3rd

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

242
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$43,578an average of $81 per time performed $29,590
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in a facility
382
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 5th

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

187
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$20,246an average of $53 per time performed $13,752
an average of $36 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
352
times performed,
20% of his services

3rd 16th

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

114
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$29,920an average of $85 per time performed $10,560
an average of $30 per time performed
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
228
times performed,
13% of his services

4th 1st

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

86
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$28,728an average of $126 per time performed $12,540
an average of $55 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
102
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 10th

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

95
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,720an average of $360 per time performed $15,606
an average of $153 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
71
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 14th

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

64
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,721an average of $151 per time performed $3,905
an average of $55 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
58
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 8th

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

49
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,204an average of $38 per time performed $406
an average of $7 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 59th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,412an average of $134 per time performed $1,800
an average of $100 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 19th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,968an average of $276 per time performed $1,908
an average of $106 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 "Internal 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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