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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
176
Rank: 176th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,064
Rank: 84th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6 This Provider
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$29.8K
Rank: 139th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$169 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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Kathryn H. Neff
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

RICHARD FRIEDMAN

MICHAEL HENSON

PATRICK MCDONNELL

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

SUZANNE DANIELL

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

Patients saw before

Kathryn H. Neff

Patients saw after

Individuals

SUZANNE DANIELL

RICHARD FRIEDMAN

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

MICHAEL HENSON

HUGH CECIL

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
257
times performed,
24% of her services

1st 1st

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

140
patients got this service, 80% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$28,013an average of $109 per time performed $12,079
an average of $47 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
171
times performed,
16% of her services

2nd 4th

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

113
patients got this service, 64% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,052an average of $12 per time performed $513
an average of $3 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
109
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 9th

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

90
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,033an average of $37 per time performed $1,199
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
8% of her services

4th 12th

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

76
patients got this service, 43% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,128an average of $48 per time performed $1,204
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 16th

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

55
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,120an average of $52 per time performed $840
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 25th

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

43
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,520an average of $56 per time performed $1,080
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 17th

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

27
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,764an average of $42 per time performed $588
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 3rd

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

37
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,846an average of $163 per time performed $2,688
an average of $64 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
37
times performed,
3% of her services

9th 27th

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

31
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$851an average of $23 per time performed $148
an average of $4 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
31
times performed,
3% of her services

10th 18th

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$868an average of $28 per time performed $558
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 36th

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

17
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,008an average of $42 per time performed $288
an average of $12 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
24
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 15th

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

23
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,608an average of $67 per time performed $648
an average of $27 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 10th

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

22
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$616an average of $28 per time performed $528
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
21
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 24th

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

21
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,788an average of $228 per time performed $2,331
an average of $111 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 86th

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

19
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$920an average of $46 per time performed $260
an average of $13 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
19
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 38th

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

19
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,251an average of $329 per time performed $3,173
an average of $167 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 34th

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

14
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,815an average of $121 per time performed $300
an average of $20 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 74th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$435an average of $29 per time performed $435
an average of $29 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 68th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,080an average of $90 per time performed $756
an average of $63 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
1% of her services

20th 70th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$336an average of $28 per time performed $288
an average of $24 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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