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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $159 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
194
Rank: 181st
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,758
Rank: 39th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$54.1K
Rank: 80th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$279 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $159

Note: About 31% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 her 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

BRADY BANTA

JEFFREY SMITH

SHANTELL TWOBEARS

MHD AL-HAFEZ

DOROTHY BRADBURY

Organizations

HOLY ROSARY HEALTHCARE

BILLINGS CLINIC

Patients saw before

SUSAN GALLO MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

BRADY BANTA

MHD AL-HAFEZ

SHANTELL TWOBEARS

STEPHEN BASE

JEFFREY SMITH

Organizations

HOLY ROSARY HEALTHCARE

BILLINGS CLINIC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 74 different services in 2014
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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
205
times performed,
12% of her services

1st 4th

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

85
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$40,186an average of $196 per time performed $15,016
an average of $73 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
114
times performed,
6% of her services

2nd 1st

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

69
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$15,135an average of $133 per time performed $4,973
an average of $44 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
112
times performed,
6% of her services

3rd 5th

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

65
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,456an average of $13 per time performed $329
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 8th

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

19
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$5,278an average of $59 per time performed $1,344
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
5% of her services

5th 17th

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

59
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,000an average of $50 per time performed $944
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 7th

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

13
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.7)
$1,672an average of $22 per time performed $400
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 23rd

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

48
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,828an average of $66 per time performed $831
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 29th

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

20
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$6,481an average of $158 per time performed $2,422
an average of $59 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: 85027
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 53rd

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

29
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,225an average of $35 per time performed $303
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 20th

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

24
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,457an average of $47 per time performed $402
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, in... +

Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, individual, per 30 minutes ×

Service Code: G0108
Performed in an office
29
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

15
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,574an average of $54 per time performed $1,029
an average of $35 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individ... +

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individuals 3 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90686
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 68th

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

28
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$581an average of $21 per time performed $476
an average of $17 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
21
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 6th

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,714an average of $129 per time performed $1,199
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$546an average of $26 per time performed $517
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 116th

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

19
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,175an average of $167 per time performed $2,841
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.97% of her services

16th 40th

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

16
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,394an average of $82 per time performed $382
an average of $22 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.

Susan J. Gallo
Average for Family 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.

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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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