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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $532 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 30 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
498
Rank: 5th
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
20,530
Rank: 5th
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
41.2 This Provider
Avg 30.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$310K
Rank: 4th
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$623 This Provider
Avg $532

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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James G. Hueftle
Average for Hematology/Oncology 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

James G. Hueftle

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 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
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
8,700
times performed,
42% of his services

1st Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,100an average of $3 per time performed $8,700
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
4,140
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103,500an average of $25 per time performed $49,680
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,500
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$2,500an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
2,080
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 6th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$139,360an average of $67 per time performed $29,120
an average of $14 per time performed
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
582
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 8th

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

124
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$109,416an average of $188 per time performed $46,560
an average of $80 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
535
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 11th

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

251
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$67,945an average of $127 per time performed $26,215
an average of $49 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
356
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 15th

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

32
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$59,808an average of $168 per time performed $8,544
an average of $24 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
295
times performed,
1% of his services

8th Alert

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

215
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,900an average of $20 per time performed $2,065
an average of $7 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
244
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 17th

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

36
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$136,884an average of $561 per time performed $25,864
an average of $106 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 27th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$24,089an average of $109 per time performed $3,757
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
0.67% of his services

11th 29th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$17,399an average of $127 per time performed $3,014
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.66% of his services

12th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$136an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.57% of his services

13th 22nd

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

35
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$7,956an average of $68 per time performed $2,223
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.49% of his services

14th 30th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$27,068an average of $268 per time performed $5,757
an average of $57 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
0.49% of his services

15th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$200an average of $2 per time performed $100
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.27% of his services

16th 34th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$15,345an average of $279 per time performed $3,135
an average of $57 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
48
times performed,
0.23% of his services

17th 46th

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

48
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,376an average of $362 per time performed $7,296
an average of $152 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.23% of his services

18th Alert

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

47
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,128an average of $24 per time performed $1,128
an average of $24 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.22% of his services

19th Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$630an average of $14 per time performed $630
an average of $14 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.18% of his services

20th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$242,535an average of $6,555 per time performed $83,546
an average of $2,258 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
24
times performed,
0.12% of his services

21st Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,016an average of $84 per time performed $816
an average of $34 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.07% of his services

22nd Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$975an average of $65 per time performed $960
an average of $64 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.07% of his services

23rd Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$315an average of $21 per time performed $315
an average of $21 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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