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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
147
Rank: 225th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,314
Rank: 72nd
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$36.2K
Rank: 144th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$246 This Provider
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

BENJAMIN BLEND

LARRY SONNENBERG

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN

BLAIR ERB

GABOR BENDA

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

Patients saw before

STEVEN ROBERTS DO

Patients saw after

Individuals

LARRY SONNENBERG

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN

BENJAMIN BLEND

BLAIR ERB

JAMES JUTZY

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 80 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
201
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 5th

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

98
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,004an average of $10 per time performed $583
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
147
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 1st

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

91
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$11,845an average of $81 per time performed $6,502
an average of $44 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
97
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 53rd

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

67
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,894an average of $30 per time performed $825
an average of $9 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
75
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 4th

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

48
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,884an average of $118 per time performed $5,010
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 17th

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

63
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,307an average of $45 per time performed $935
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 23rd

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

42
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,304an average of $48 per time performed $621
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 7th

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

17
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.7)
$748an average of $17 per time performed $231
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 40th

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

34
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,100an average of $50 per time performed $944
an average of $22 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
38
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 8th

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

15
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$839an average of $22 per time performed $434
an average of $11 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
37
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 11th

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

37
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,596an average of $124 per time performed $3,812
an average of $103 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
21
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 98th

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)
$1,155an average of $55 per time performed $516
an average of $25 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
19
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 54th

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

18
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$352an average of $19 per time performed $219
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 13th

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

17
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$467an average of $27 per time performed $419
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
17
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 51st

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

17
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$261an average of $15 per time performed $243
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 39th

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

16
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$581an average of $34 per time performed $356
an average of $21 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
17
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 41st

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

16
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$340an average of $20 per time performed $72
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.99% of his services

17th 43rd

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$455an average of $35 per time performed $147
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, fentanyl citrate, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J3010
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.84% of his services

18th 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, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$202an average of $18 per time performed $4
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
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,
0.84% of his services

19th 62nd

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)
$985an average of $90 per time performed $818
an average of $74 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.

Steven G Roberts
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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