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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $97 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
296
Rank: 22nd
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
995
Rank: 17th
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$27.8K
Rank: 23rd
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$94 This Provider
Avg $97

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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Emily A. Comstock
Average for Physician Assistant, Medical Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 81 different services in 2013
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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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
21% of her services

1st 1st

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

171
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,196an average of $74 per time performed $7,848
an average of $38 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
155
times performed,
16% of her services

2nd 3rd

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

112
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,430an average of $112 per time performed $9,244
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
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
109
times performed,
11% of her services

3rd 7th

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

80
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$351an average of $3 per time performed $316
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
5% of her services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$795an average of $15 per time performed $666
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
5% of her services

5th 14th

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

46
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$551an average of $11 per time performed $506
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 25th

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

27
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$195an average of $5 per time performed $167
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
3% of her services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$589an average of $19 per time performed $459
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 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, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$648an average of $24 per time performed $615
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
3% of her services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$300an average of $12 per time performed $274
an average of $11 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 an office
20
times performed,
2% of her services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,348an average of $117 per time performed $2,310
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
2% of her services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$210an average of $12 per time performed $199
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 44th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$58an average of $4 per time performed $40
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
1% of her services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$169an average of $14 per time performed $135
an average of $11 per time performed

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.

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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.

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