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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $102 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
64
Rank: 176th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
429
Rank: 88th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$3,623
Rank: 193rd
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$57 This Provider
Avg $102

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

STEVEN LISTON

DEE ALTHOUSE

WILLIAM STURM

DAVID STOCK

RUDO AMBAYI

Organizations

ROCKY BOY HEALTH BOARD

NORTHERN MONTANA HOSPITAL

Patients saw before

Janice L. Nystrom

Patients saw after

Individuals

STEVEN LISTON

LINDA KESKEY

DEE ALTHOUSE

FRED ABRAHAM

Organizations

ROCKY BOY HEALTH BOARD

NORTHERN MONTANA HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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
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
125
times performed,
29% of her services

1st 6th

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

61
patients got this service, 95% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,375an average of $19 per time performed $375
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
14% of her services

2nd 23rd

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

49
patients got this service, 77% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,422an average of $59 per time performed $638
an average of $11 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
50
times performed,
12% of her services

3rd 21st

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

38
patients got this service, 59% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,000an average of $40 per time performed $550
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 26th

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

33
patients got this service, 52% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,112an average of $48 per time performed $616
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
9% of her services

5th 42nd

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

28
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,738an average of $74 per time performed $518
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 39th

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

23
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$513an average of $19 per time performed $81
an average of $3 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 78th

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

19
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,457an average of $117 per time performed $357
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
5% of her services

8th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$441an average of $21 per time performed $63
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
4% of her services

9th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$532an average of $28 per time performed $76
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Glutamyltransferase (liver enzyme) level

Service Code: 82977
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
3% of her services

10th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$280an average of $20 per time performed $42
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
3% of her services

11th 44th

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

12
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,170an average of $90 per time performed $312
an average of $24 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 "Nurse Practitioner, Family." 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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