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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
723
Rank: 20th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,833
Rank: 43rd
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.5 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$86K
Rank: 59th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$119 This Provider
Avg $168

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Steven M. Chrzanowski
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.

Patients saw before

Steven M. Chrzanowski

Patients saw after

Individuals

JAMES HARRIS

TYLER WILL

GEORGE RO

LESLIE RUSSELL

JEFFREY KESSLER

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

BENEFIS SPECTRUM MEDICA...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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
1,265
times performed,
69% of his services

1st 3rd

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

595
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$108,790an average of $86 per time performed $69,575
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
163
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 5th

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

135
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$9,617an average of $59 per time performed $6,031
an average of $37 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in a facility
104
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 28th

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

44
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,664an average of $16 per time performed $520
an average of $5 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
93
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 8th

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

68
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,441an average of $37 per time performed $558
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
3% of his services

5th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$588an average of $12 per time performed $196
an average of $4 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 74th

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,610an average of $87 per time performed $1,530
an average of $51 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 46th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,106an average of $81 per time performed $1,118
an average of $43 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 a facility
26
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 123rd

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,432an average of $132 per time performed $1,092
an average of $42 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
24
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 4th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,904an average of $246 per time performed $1,176
an average of $49 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 a facility
24
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 55th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,664an average of $111 per time performed $2,664
an average of $111 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.82% of his services

11th 94th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,050an average of $70 per time performed $585
an average of $39 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.76% of his services

12th 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 his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,554an average of $111 per time performed $672
an average of $48 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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