ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $170 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
907
Rank: 9th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,549
Rank: 23rd
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.8 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$119K
Rank: 25th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$131 This Provider
Avg $170

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

JEFFREY KESSLER

GEORGE RO

JAMES DANIEL

TYLER WILL

JAMES HARRIS

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

CMSC, LLC

Patients saw before

STEVEN CHRZANOWSKI MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

TYLER WILL

JAMES DANIEL

GEORGE RO

JEFFREY KESSLER

JAMES HARRIS

Organizations

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

CMSC, LLC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 different services in 2014
All Services

Show Only:

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 a facility
1,557
times performed,
61% of his services

1st 1st

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

636
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$186,233an average of $120 per time performed $81,883
an average of $53 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 a facility
304
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 4th

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

213
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$15,176an average of $50 per time performed $10,941
an average of $36 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
231
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 6th

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

190
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,815an average of $47 per time performed $1,488
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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 imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in a facility
68
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 86th

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

60
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,781an average of $114 per time performed $2,774
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
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
65
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 18th

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

65
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,658an average of $241 per time performed $7,246
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
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
35
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 72nd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,614an average of $46 per time performed $1,118
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 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
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,395an average of $42 per time performed $835
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, moderately complex... +

Transitional care management services, moderately complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 14 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99495
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 107th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,961an average of $124 per time performed $2,726
an average of $85 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
1% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,673an average of $86 per time performed $1,432
an average of $46 per time performed
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
30
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 3rd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,913an average of $230 per time performed $830
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.67% of his services

11th 104th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$663an average of $39 per time performed $354
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.55% of his services

12th 57th

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)
$1,717an average of $123 per time performed $544
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.51% of his services

13th 30th

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)
$4,748an average of $365 per time performed $2,176
an average of $167 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
11
times performed,
0.43% of his services

14th 97th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,358an average of $123 per time performed $1,331
an average of $121 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.

Steven M Chrzanowski
Average for Internal Medicine 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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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.

Read our methodology.