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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $349 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
493
Rank: 18th
out of 61 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,322
Rank: 15th
out of 61 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 8.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$131K
Rank: 14th
out of 61 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$266 This Provider
Avg $349

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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Florian M. Cortese
Average for Specialist Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 101 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
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
350
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 6th

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

117
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$6,300an average of $18 per time performed $1,026
an average of $3 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
289
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 13th

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

169
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$49,066an average of $170 per time performed $19,652
an average of $68 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
184
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 9th

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

92
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$6,808an average of $37 per time performed $1,915
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, or upper small bowel us... +

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43239
Performed in a facility
127
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

121
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$102,616an average of $808 per time performed $13,108
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
5% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

82
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,235an average of $107 per time performed $2,359
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 28th

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

83
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$7,592an average of $73 per time performed $1,362
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 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, 4% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,668an average of $29 per time performed $489
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
90
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 63rd

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

85
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,556an average of $340 per time performed $13,800
an average of $153 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 42nd

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

70
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,748an average of $247 per time performed $8,933
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

48
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,100an average of $82 per time performed $684
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45378
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

47
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$44,791an average of $953 per time performed $7,439
an average of $158 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endo... +

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45385
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 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, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$63,450an average of $1,350 per time performed $10,921
an average of $232 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,816an average of $64 per time performed $578
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual no... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk ×

Service Code: G0121
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$37,410an average of $870 per time performed $9,180
an average of $213 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 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, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,542an average of $62 per time performed $449
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 62nd

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

40
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$400an average of $10 per time performed $392
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$585an average of $15 per time performed $319
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of stomach and upper upper small b... +

Diagnostic examination of stomach and upper upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43235
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
2% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,600an average of $700 per time performed $3,850
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk ×

Service Code: G0105
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
2% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,060an average of $870 per time performed $8,336
an average of $219 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
30
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 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, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$690an average of $23 per time performed $124
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45380
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,296an average of $1,048 per time performed $4,991
an average of $185 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.95% of his services

22nd 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, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$880an average of $40 per time performed $200
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.95% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,650an average of $75 per time performed $269
an average of $12 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 an office
20
times performed,
0.86% of his services

24th 7th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,282an average of $114 per time performed $975
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.86% of his services

25th 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$960an average of $48 per time performed $259
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.86% of his services

26th 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,700an average of $85 per time performed $499
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.65% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,050an average of $70 per time performed $117
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.65% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$600an average of $40 per time performed $105
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.6% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$266an average of $19 per time performed $42
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.56% of his services

30th 34th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,781an average of $137 per time performed $723
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.56% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,391an average of $107 per time performed $324
an average of $25 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

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