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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $93 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
111
Rank: 155th
out of 286 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
729
Rank: 60th
out of 286 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$13.5K
Rank: 119th
out of 286 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$121 This Provider
Avg $93

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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Tara L. Mccuin
Average for Physician Assistant 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

EDWIN RODRIGUEZ

WILLIAM HERNANDEZ-ALICEA

STEVEN SONNTAG

ROSALINE BEGAY

CHAD LALA

Organizations

BILLINGS CLINIC

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

Tara L. Mccuin

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
159
times performed,
22% of her services

1st 1st

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

89
patients got this service, 80% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,649an average of $111 per time performed $6,678
an average of $42 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
11% of her services

2nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$240an average of $3 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
57
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 22nd

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

45
patients got this service, 41% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,280an average of $40 per time performed $627
an average of $11 per time performed
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
51
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 9th

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

44
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$969an average of $19 per time performed $153
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
7% of her services

5th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$700an average of $14 per time performed $50
an average of $1 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
47
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 34th

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

27
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,914an average of $62 per time performed $705
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
6% of her services

7th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$630an average of $14 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
6% of her services

8th 44th

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

37
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$836an average of $19 per time performed $132
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
6% of her services

9th 28th

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

35
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,665an average of $65 per time performed $615
an average of $15 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
31
times performed,
4% of her services

10th 7th

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

28
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,991an average of $161 per time performed $2,170
an average of $70 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82553
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
3% of her services

11th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,334an average of $58 per time performed $368
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Myoglobin (muscle protein) level

Service Code: 83874
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
3% of her services

12th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,047an average of $89 per time performed $414
an average of $18 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
3% of her services

13th 68th

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

18
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,260an average of $113 per time performed $400
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
3% of her services

14th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$342an average of $18 per time performed $57
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80047
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
2% of her services

15th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$812an average of $58 per time performed $168
an average of $12 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
13
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 8th

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

12
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,131an average of $87 per time performed $325
an average of $25 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
2% of her services

17th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,740an average of $145 per time performed $576
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 "Physician Assistant." 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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