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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
652
Rank: 27th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,853
Rank: 24th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$83.2K
Rank: 63rd
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$128 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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Stacy M. Kingsland
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

JEFFREY KESSLER

KEVIN LIMBAUGH

GEORGE RO

JAMES HARRIS

LESLIE RUSSELL

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

METWEST INC

Patients saw before

Stacy M. Kingsland

Patients saw after

Individuals

TYLER WILL

JAMES HARRIS

JEFFREY KESSLER

GEORGE RO

LESLIE RUSSELL

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

METWEST INC

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
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
778
times performed,
27% of her services

1st 2nd

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

275
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$53,682an average of $69 per time performed $36,566
an average of $47 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
472
times performed,
17% of her services

2nd 8th

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

324
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,768an average of $44 per time performed $2,832
an average of $6 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
299
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 4th

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

189
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$30,797an average of $103 per time performed $21,229
an average of $71 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
287
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 9th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
9.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.8)
$1,722an average of $6 per time performed $1,435
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
9% of her services

5th 45th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$0an average of $0 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
193
times performed,
7% of her services

6th 27th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$4,439an average of $23 per time performed $3,088
an average of $16 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
116
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 49th

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

116
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,508an average of $13 per time performed $1,508
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 18th

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

115
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,840an average of $16 per time performed $1,840
an average of $16 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
68
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 29th

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,788an average of $41 per time performed $1,768
an average of $26 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical... +

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical breast examination ×

Service Code: G0101
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
1% of her services

10th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,554an average of $37 per time performed $1,554
an average of $37 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 72nd

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,908an average of $53 per time performed $1,476
an average of $41 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.84% of her services

12th 40th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$480an average of $20 per time performed $360
an average of $15 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.84% of her services

13th 61st

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,896an average of $79 per time performed $1,320
an average of $55 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.81% of her services

14th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$115an average of $5 per time performed $69
an average of $3 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
21
times performed,
0.74% of her services

15th 1st

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,449an average of $69 per time performed $1,155
an average of $55 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.56% of her services

16th 64th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$64an average of $4 per time performed $64
an average of $4 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,
0.53% of her services

17th 57th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$690an average of $46 per time performed $690
an average of $46 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.53% of her services

18th 97th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,245an average of $83 per time performed $735
an average of $49 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.46% of her services

19th 58th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$260an average of $20 per time performed $260
an average of $20 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.42% of her services

20th 30th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,908an average of $159 per time performed $1,908
an average of $159 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and co... +

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory ×

Service Code: Q0091
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.42% of her services

21st Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$516an average of $43 per time performed $516
an average of $43 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.39% of her services

22nd 117th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,617an average of $147 per time performed $1,617
an average of $147 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.39% of her services

23rd 34th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,397an average of $127 per time performed $1,199
an average of $109 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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