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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $138 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
161
Rank: 189th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,679
Rank: 38th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$43.7K
Rank: 93rd
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$272 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $138

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Gabor Benda
Average for Family Practice 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

BLAIR ERB

RONALD THARP

LARRY SONNENBERG

JAMES JUTZY

STEVEN ROBERTS

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

Patients saw before

Gabor Benda

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 25 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
283
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 4th

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

122
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,830an average of $10 per time performed $849
an average of $3 per time performed
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
228
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 1st

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

88
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$17,784an average of $78 per time performed $10,032
an average of $44 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
140
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

96
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$16,100an average of $115 per time performed $8,680
an average of $62 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: 85027
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 51st

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

98
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,540an average of $30 per time performed $1,062
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 12th

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

99
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,680an average of $40 per time performed $1,521
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 16th

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

84
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,608an average of $48 per time performed $1,440
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 7th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$1,547an average of $17 per time performed $455
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 27th

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

70
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,640an average of $20 per time performed $328
an average of $4 per time performed
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
74
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 24th

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

74
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,954an average of $121 per time performed $7,844
an average of $106 per time performed
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
68
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 6th

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

20
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,236an average of $77 per time performed $3,604
an average of $53 per time performed
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
56
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 11th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,232an average of $22 per time performed $728
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 85th

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

51
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$936an average of $18 per time performed $312
an average of $6 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 10th

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

32
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$768an average of $24 per time performed $768
an average of $24 per time performed
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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 48th

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

32
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$448an average of $14 per time performed $416
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 36th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,088an average of $34 per time performed $288
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 25th

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

27
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,550an average of $50 per time performed $744
an average of $24 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 63rd

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

22
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,210an average of $55 per time performed $572
an average of $26 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 100th

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

21
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$798an average of $38 per time performed $483
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 17th

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

16
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$546an average of $26 per time performed $294
an average of $14 per time performed
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
19
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 52nd

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

19
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$399an average of $21 per time performed $209
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.89% of his services

21st 21st

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,140an average of $76 per time performed $795
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.83% of his services

22nd 79th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$504an average of $36 per time performed $154
an average of $11 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.77% of his services

23rd 50th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,989an average of $153 per time performed $1,196
an average of $92 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.66% of his services

24th 70th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$286an average of $26 per time performed $264
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

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

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.66% of his services

25th 68th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$781an average of $71 per time performed $726
an average of $66 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 "Family Medicine." 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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