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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $170 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
847
Rank: 12th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,084
Rank: 16th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$154K
Rank: 12th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$181 This Provider
Avg $170

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

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN HANSON

KATHLEEN RYAN

JOHN BRANDON

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

NEAL SORENSEN MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

KATHLEEN RYAN

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN BRANDON

EDWARD MALTERS

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in a facility
1,044
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 4th

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

461
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$58,297an average of $56 per time performed $38,461
an average of $37 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
834
times performed,
27% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

196
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$117,928an average of $141 per time performed $48,681
an average of $58 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 a facility
632
times performed,
20% of his services

3rd 1st

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

592
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$54,472an average of $86 per time performed $28,838
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
145
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 15th

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

111
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,605an average of $142 per time performed $8,320
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
125
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 6th

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

120
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,550an average of $20 per time performed $721
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
96
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 9th

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

81
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,304an average of $399 per time performed $15,260
an average of $159 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 17th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,465an average of $77 per time performed $1,431
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 26th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,400an average of $142 per time performed $2,180
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 43rd

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,969an average of $142 per time performed $3,027
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.97% of his services

10th 71st

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,263an average of $142 per time performed $1,720
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.58% of his services

11th 55th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,788an average of $266 per time performed $1,934
an average of $107 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.

Neal Sorensen
Average for Internal 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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