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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $198 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
705
Rank: 4th
out of 23 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,935
Rank: 1st
out of 23 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$152K
Rank: 1st
out of 23 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$216 This Provider
Avg $198

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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Keith J. Popovich
Average for Pulmonary Disease 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

Keith J. Popovich

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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 an office
635
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 3rd

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

320
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$109,855an average of $173 per time performed $46,990
an average of $74 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
211
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd Alert

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

155
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,220an average of $20 per time performed $1,477
an average of $7 per time performed
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
207
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 11th

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

188
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$48,024an average of $232 per time performed $9,522
an average of $46 per time performed
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
201
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert

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

186
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,075an average of $75 per time performed $4,020
an average of $20 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Arterial puncture withdrawal of blood for diagnosis

Service Code: 36600
Performed in an office
199
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert

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

182
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,333an average of $67 per time performed $4,975
an average of $25 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
199
times performed,
7% of his services

6th Alert

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

184
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,845an average of $155 per time performed $8,358
an average of $42 per time performed
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
7% of his services

7th Alert

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

181
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$67,424an average of $344 per time performed $8,036
an average of $41 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
184
times performed,
6% of his services

8th 2nd

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

64
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$26,496an average of $144 per time performed $10,120
an average of $55 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J7614
Performed in an office
167
times performed,
6% of his services

9th Alert

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

155
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$835an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
159
times performed,
5% of his services

10th 5th

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

122
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$17,808an average of $112 per time performed $7,155
an average of $45 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
100
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

87
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,300an average of $253 per time performed $10,600
an average of $106 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
80
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 20th

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

72
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,040an average of $263 per time performed $11,920
an average of $149 per time performed
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
63
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

60
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,680an average of $360 per time performed $6,048
an average of $96 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
59
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 9th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,092an average of $188 per time performed $4,720
an average of $80 per time performed
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

15th Alert

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,020an average of $364 per time performed $8,250
an average of $150 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ventilation assistance and management, hospital inpatient... +

Ventilation assistance and management, hospital inpatient or observation ×

Service Code: 94003
Performed in a facility
51
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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,455an average of $205 per time performed $2,652
an average of $52 per time performed
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
47
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$564an average of $12 per time performed $141
an average of $3 per time performed
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
32
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,880an average of $340 per time performed $2,944
an average of $92 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
23
times performed,
0.78% of his services

19th 18th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,185an average of $95 per time performed $690
an average of $30 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 an office
19
times performed,
0.65% of his services

20th 17th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,491an average of $289 per time performed $2,299
an average of $121 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
0.61% of his services

21st 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,548an average of $86 per time performed $540
an average of $30 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
0.61% of his services

22nd 15th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,296an average of $72 per time performed $468
an average of $26 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
0.41% of his services

23rd 10th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$636an average of $53 per time performed $120
an average of $10 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 "Pulmonary Disease." 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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