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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
170
Rank: 204th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,005
Rank: 27th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$56.1K
Rank: 76th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$330 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $159

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 his 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

BLAIR ERB

JAMES JUTZY

STEVEN ROBERTS

BENJAMIN BLEND

LEONARD RAMSEY

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

Patients saw before

GABOR BENDA MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

BENJAMIN BLEND

BLAIR ERB

LARRY SONNENBERG

ALEXANDER KNAPIK

KEVIN DUWE

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 84 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
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
299
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 5th

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

123
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,990an average of $10 per time performed $879
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
264
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 1st

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

95
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$21,194an average of $80 per time performed $11,777
an average of $45 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
154
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 4th

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

102
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$18,235an average of $118 per time performed $9,902
an average of $64 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
142
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 53rd

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

101
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,260an average of $30 per time performed $1,228
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 17th

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

98
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,490an average of $45 per time performed $1,559
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 7th

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

18
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.7)
$1,649an average of $17 per time performed $510
an average of $5 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
93
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 11th

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

93
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,552an average of $124 per time performed $9,742
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 23rd

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

84
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,224an average of $48 per time performed $1,158
an average of $13 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
83
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 41st

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

67
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,660an average of $20 per time performed $351
an average of $4 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
61
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 8th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$1,347an average of $22 per time performed $759
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 87th

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

51
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$918an average of $18 per time performed $312
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 43rd

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

25
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,575an average of $35 per time performed $507
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 13th

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

38
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,068an average of $27 per time performed $961
an average of $25 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 51st

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

38
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$598an average of $15 per time performed $557
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 40th

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

23
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,300an average of $50 per time performed $584
an average of $22 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
23
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 98th

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

23
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,265an average of $55 per time performed $566
an average of $25 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
22
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 104th

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

22
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$836an average of $38 per time performed $447
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

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

18th 20th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$546an average of $26 per time performed $273
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 39th

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

16
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$683an average of $34 per time performed $398
an average of $20 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
16
times performed,
0.8% of his services

20th 54th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$296an average of $19 per time performed $189
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.75% of his services

21st 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, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$540an average of $36 per time performed $162
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.7% of his services

22nd 22nd

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,118an average of $80 per time performed $763
an average of $54 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.

Gabor Benda
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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