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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
287
Rank: 90th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,055
Rank: 9th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$81.5K
Rank: 21st
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$284 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Daniel E. Munzing
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

TODD BERGLAND

JON MILLER

RICHARD FRIEDMAN

HUGH CECIL

DEBRA WADE

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

Patients saw before

Daniel E. Munzing

Patients saw after

Individuals

TODD BERGLAND

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

JON MILLER

HUGH CECIL

SUZANNE DANIELL

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 39 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
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
571
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 3rd

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

202
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$93,073an average of $163 per time performed $41,683
an average of $73 per time performed
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
345
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 4th

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

164
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,140an average of $12 per time performed $1,035
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
249
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 7th

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

35
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
7.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$2,490an average of $10 per time performed $1,494
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 12th

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

137
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,024an average of $48 per time performed $2,632
an average of $14 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
187
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 11th

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$8,415an average of $45 per time performed $2,618
an average of $14 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 46th

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

26
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,048an average of $48 per time performed $630
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 14th

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

22
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$348an average of $3 per time performed $116
an average of $1 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: 85025
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 9th

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

74
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,181an average of $37 per time performed $1,243
an average of $11 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
100
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 27th

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

76
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,300an average of $23 per time performed $400
an average of $4 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
91
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 1st

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

81
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$9,919an average of $109 per time performed $3,640
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 16th

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

75
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,420an average of $52 per time performed $1,275
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 25th

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

72
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,760an average of $56 per time performed $2,040
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 17th

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

38
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,940an average of $42 per time performed $980
an average of $14 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, midazolam hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2250
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

19
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$690an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 56th

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

38
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,104an average of $109 per time performed $3,080
an average of $55 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 86th

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

34
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,346an average of $46 per time performed $663
an average of $13 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
41
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 51st

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

35
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,476an average of $36 per time performed $369
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

34
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$800an average of $20 per time performed $200
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 10th

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

40
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,120an average of $28 per time performed $960
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 18th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,064an average of $28 per time performed $646
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 34th

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

30
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,993an average of $121 per time performed $693
an average of $21 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.98% of his services

22nd 59th

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

27
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,120an average of $104 per time performed $990
an average of $33 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.98% of his services

23rd 87th

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

24
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,920an average of $64 per time performed $780
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.95% of his services

24th 74th

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

29
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$841an average of $29 per time performed $841
an average of $29 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
29
times performed,
0.95% of his services

25th 52nd

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

28
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,364an average of $116 per time performed $435
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.92% of his services

26th 36th

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

26
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,176an average of $42 per time performed $336
an average of $12 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
23
times performed,
0.75% of his services

27th 24th

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

23
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,244an average of $228 per time performed $2,553
an average of $111 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.72% of his services

28th 47th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,092an average of $186 per time performed $968
an average of $44 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.72% of his services

29th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$594an average of $27 per time performed $88
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.65% of his services

30th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

18
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$520an average of $26 per time performed $120
an average of $6 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fentanyl citrate, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J3010
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.62% of his services

31st Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

19
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$494an average of $26 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.52% of his services

32nd 83rd

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$880an average of $55 per time performed $128
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.52% of his services

33rd 73rd

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$560an average of $35 per time performed $112
an average of $7 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.49% of his services

34th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,935an average of $129 per time performed $630
an average of $42 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.49% of his services

35th 15th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,005an average of $67 per time performed $495
an average of $33 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45380
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.39% of his services

36th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,096an average of $1,008 per time performed $4,284
an average of $357 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.39% of his services

37th 38th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,984an average of $332 per time performed $2,004
an average of $167 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.39% of his services

38th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in MT perform this service

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$408an average of $34 per time performed $108
an average of $9 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
11
times performed,
0.36% of his services

39th 63rd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$704an average of $64 per time performed $286
an average of $26 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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