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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $197 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
911
Rank: 2nd
out of 23 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,640
Rank: 2nd
out of 23 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$183K
Rank: 2nd
out of 23 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$200 This Provider
Avg $197

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

JESSE COLE

HASSAN MASSOUH

DENNIS PALMER

CHRISTOPHER LINDSAY

PAUL SIDDOWAY

Organizations

ST JAMES HEALTHCARE

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF A...

Patients saw before

KEITH POPOVICH M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

RANDY SIBBITT

DENNIS PALMER

JESSE COLE

HASSAN MASSOUH

JOHN PULLMAN

Organizations

ST JAMES HEALTHCARE

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF A...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 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 an office
711
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 3rd

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

372
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$125,669an average of $177 per time performed $52,849
an average of $74 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
375
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

272
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,688an average of $21 per time performed $2,231
an average of $6 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
280
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 5th

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

100
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$47,365an average of $169 per time performed $15,957
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Arterial puncture withdrawal of blood for diagnosis

Service Code: 36600
Performed in an office
190
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

178
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,063an average of $69 per time performed $4,684
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Levalbuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final pro... +

Levalbuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through dme, unit dose, 0.5 mg ×

Service Code: J7614
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
5% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

176
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$940an average of $5 per time performed $13
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

176
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,046an average of $155 per time performed $7,979
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

174
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,524an average of $233 per time performed $8,752
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of largest amount of air breathed in an out o... +

Measurement of largest amount of air breathed in an out of lungs over one minute ×

Service Code: 94200
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
5% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

171
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,832an average of $76 per time performed $3,533
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
5% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

169
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$62,460an average of $347 per time performed $7,493
an average of $42 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 an office
158
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 9th

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

125
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$17,973an average of $114 per time performed $7,496
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
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
142
times performed,
4% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

119
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,210an average of $255 per time performed $14,669
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ventilation assistance and management, hospital inpatient... +

Ventilation assistance and management, hospital inpatient or observation ×

Service Code: 94003
Performed in a facility
123
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,215an average of $205 per time performed $6,549
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
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
94
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 16th

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

84
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,417an average of $292 per time performed $15,124
an average of $161 per time performed
medical
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
67
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 4th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$14,936an average of $223 per time performed $5,509
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,320an average of $360 per time performed $6,109
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

55
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,226an average of $368 per time performed $8,654
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
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
35
times performed,
0.96% of his services

17th 42nd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,880an average of $111 per time performed $1,089
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.77% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,350an average of $334 per time performed $2,626
an average of $94 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
22
times performed,
0.6% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$264an average of $12 per time performed $65
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.6% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,606an average of $73 per time performed $530
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
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 an office
18
times performed,
0.49% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,256an average of $292 per time performed $1,837
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.47% of his services

22nd 11th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$893an average of $53 per time performed $177
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.41% of his services

23rd 38th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,054an average of $404 per time performed $1,537
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.36% of his services

24th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,469an average of $190 per time performed $659
an average of $51 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.

Keith J Popovich
Average for Pulmonary Disease 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 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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