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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
151
Rank: 201st
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
961
Rank: 97th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$23.3K
Rank: 167th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$154 This Provider
Avg $138

Office Visits

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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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Steven G. Roberts
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

BENJAMIN BLEND

LARRY SONNENBERG

REX SPEAR

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPON...

Patients saw before

Steven G. Roberts

Patients saw after

Individuals

BLAIR ERB

LARRY SONNENBERG

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN

BENJAMIN BLEND

GABOR BENDA

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
198
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 4th

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

97
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,980an average of $10 per time performed $594
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
182
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

103
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$14,014an average of $77 per time performed $7,644
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 7th

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

27
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$1,377an average of $17 per time performed $405
an average of $5 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
73
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 51st

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

62
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,190an average of $30 per time performed $657
an average of $9 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
62
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 11th

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

21
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,364an average of $22 per time performed $744
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 12th

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

57
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,480an average of $40 per time performed $806
an average of $13 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
45
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 3rd

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

30
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,130an average of $114 per time performed $2,970
an average of $66 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 16th

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

36
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,872an average of $48 per time performed $546
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 25th

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

30
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,950an average of $50 per time performed $936
an average of $24 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
35
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 24th

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

35
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,235an average of $121 per time performed $3,605
an average of $103 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
28
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,156an average of $77 per time performed $1,484
an average of $53 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
28
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 27th

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

19
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$560an average of $20 per time performed $112
an average of $4 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 10th

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

21
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$504an average of $24 per time performed $504
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
21
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 48th

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

21
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$294an average of $14 per time performed $273
an average of $13 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
19
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 63rd

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

19
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,045an average of $55 per time performed $494
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$525an average of $35 per time performed $165
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 26th

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

13
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,898an average of $146 per time performed $1,274
an average of $98 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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