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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
404
Rank: 52nd
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,237
Rank: 6th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
15.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$145K
Rank: 8th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$358 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $154

Note: About 11% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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John N. Kalbfleisch
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 112 different services in 2013
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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 an office
609
times performed,
10% of his services

1st 3rd

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

212
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$103,384an average of $170 per time performed $44,518
an average of $73 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
580
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 4th

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

268
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,501an average of $8 per time performed $1,705
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
479
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 11th

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

258
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$22,992an average of $48 per time performed $6,390
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
443
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 8th

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

252
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,391an average of $37 per time performed $4,656
an average of $11 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
422
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 1st

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

266
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$48,277an average of $114 per time performed $18,479
an average of $44 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
288
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 24th

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

198
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,027an average of $11 per time performed $1,227
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 7th

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

33
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$2,130an average of $10 per time performed $1,116
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 17th

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

105
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$8,526an average of $42 per time performed $2,667
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
179
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 16th

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

166
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,308an average of $52 per time performed $2,386
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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 an office
162
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 10th

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$6,371an average of $39 per time performed $2,287
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 12th

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

157
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,424an average of $28 per time performed $4,010
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 23rd

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

84
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,728an average of $56 per time performed $3,138
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 55th

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

136
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,080an average of $30 per time performed $3,968
an average of $29 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 an office
106
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 18th

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

106
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,316an average of $201 per time performed $11,589
an average of $109 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 88th

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

52
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,600an average of $46 per time performed $1,221
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 22nd

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$3,729an average of $38 per time performed $1,894
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

88
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,047an average of $23 per time performed $393
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 39th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,328an average of $28 per time performed $300
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 77th

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

48
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,455an average of $55 per time performed $634
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
81
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 66th

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

48
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,835an average of $35 per time performed $568
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 89th

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

50
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,096an average of $64 per time performed $1,581
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.72% of his services

22nd 59th

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,664an average of $126 per time performed $2,080
an average of $46 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
32
times performed,
0.51% of his services

23rd 64th

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

32
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,048an average of $64 per time performed $798
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.37% of his services

24th 43rd

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,095an average of $91 per time performed $466
an average of $20 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection int... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.34% of his services

25th 70th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,935an average of $92 per time performed $1,448
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.34% of his services

26th 67th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$588an average of $28 per time performed $537
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.32% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$520an average of $26 per time performed $102
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.32% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$540an average of $27 per time performed $73
an average of $4 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 an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

29th 119th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,126an average of $217 per time performed $2,966
an average of $156 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

30th 34th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$798an average of $42 per time performed $215
an average of $11 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 an office
17
times performed,
0.27% of his services

31st 126th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,773an average of $104 per time performed $714
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

32nd 116th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$384an average of $24 per time performed $343
an average of $21 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
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

33rd 47th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,944an average of $309 per time performed $2,687
an average of $168 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.24% of his services

34th 69th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,400an average of $93 per time performed $502
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

35th 54th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$949an average of $68 per time performed $188
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed a... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: G0403
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

36th 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
$936an average of $67 per time performed $87
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation function measurement

Service Code: 85379
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

37th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,079an average of $189 per time performed $152
an average of $14 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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