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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $532 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 30 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
271
Rank: 13th
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
21,850
Rank: 4th
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
80.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 30.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$476K
Rank: 1st
out of 17 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,758 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $532

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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Troy A. Fiddler
Average for Hematology/Oncology 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

JOHN HANSON

KATHLEEN RYAN

ROBERT DIETZ

ROBERT STEARS

JOSEPH DILLARD

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

Troy A. Fiddler

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOHN HANSON

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

DAVID BROST

JOHN BRANDON

KATHLEEN RYAN

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 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
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, docetaxel, 1 mg

Service Code: J9171
Performed in an office
5,407
times performed,
25% of his services

1st Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$178,431an average of $33 per time performed $48,663
an average of $9 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
5,400
times performed,
25% of his services

2nd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,200an average of $3 per time performed $5,400
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,831
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

50
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$2,831an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
1,984
times performed,
9% of his services

4th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,984an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,620
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 6th

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

38
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$108,540an average of $67 per time performed $21,060
an average of $13 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
418
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,832an average of $124 per time performed $1,254
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
404
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 12th

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

120
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$23,432an average of $58 per time performed $5,656
an average of $14 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
370
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 14th

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

137
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$5,550an average of $15 per time performed $1,110
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 15th

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

51
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$57,792an average of $168 per time performed $8,600
an average of $25 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
325
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 16th

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

119
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$12,025an average of $37 per time performed $3,575
an average of $11 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
320
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 11th

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

169
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$40,640an average of $127 per time performed $15,680
an average of $49 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
312
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 8th

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

79
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$58,656an average of $188 per time performed $25,584
an average of $82 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
272
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 17th

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

53
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$152,592an average of $561 per time performed $29,920
an average of $110 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
191
times performed,
0.87% of his services

14th 27th

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

43
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$20,819an average of $109 per time performed $3,056
an average of $16 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
183
times performed,
0.84% of his services

15th 18th

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

51
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$5,124an average of $28 per time performed $1,647
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
182
times performed,
0.83% of his services

16th 20th

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

51
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$2,548an average of $14 per time performed $910
an average of $5 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
157
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th 22nd

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

45
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$10,676an average of $68 per time performed $2,983
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
0.49% of his services

18th 30th

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

30
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$28,408an average of $268 per time performed $5,724
an average of $54 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
0.48% of his services

19th Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,384an average of $71 per time performed $2,808
an average of $27 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.47% of his services

20th 31st

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$8,034an average of $78 per time performed $1,236
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.43% of his services

21st Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$617,120an average of $6,496 per time performed $213,085
an average of $2,243 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd 29th

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$11,303an average of $127 per time performed $2,136
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest with contrast

Service Code: 71260
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.38% of his services

23rd Alert

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

53
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$96,104an average of $1,172 per time performed $9,266
an average of $113 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.32% of his services

24th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$166,282an average of $2,342 per time performed $15,194
an average of $214 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.28% of his services

25th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,098an average of $18 per time performed $183
an average of $3 per time performed
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 an office
51
times performed,
0.23% of his services

26th Alert

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

51
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,892an average of $292 per time performed $6,375
an average of $125 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.22% of his services

27th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$196an average of $4 per time performed $49
an average of $1 per time performed
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
48
times performed,
0.22% of his services

28th 37th

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,328an average of $111 per time performed $1,488
an average of $31 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,956an average of $86 per time performed $1,196
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.19% of his services

30th 34th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$11,439an average of $279 per time performed $2,378
an average of $58 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Fluorodeoxyglucose f-18 fdg, diagnostic, per study dose, ... +

Fluorodeoxyglucose f-18 fdg, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 45 millicuries ×

Service Code: A9552
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.16% of his services

31st Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,664an average of $696 per time performed $6,936
an average of $204 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study with ct imaging skull base to mid-... +

Nuclear medicine study with ct imaging skull base to mid-thigh ×

Service Code: 78815
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.16% of his services

32nd Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$61,846an average of $1,819 per time performed $28,118
an average of $827 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, lorazepam, 2 mg

Service Code: J2060
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.11% of his services

33rd 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
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25an average of $1 per time performed $25
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.11% of his services

34th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$875an average of $35 per time performed $300
an average of $12 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
23
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 64th

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)
$6,808an average of $296 per time performed $2,461
an average of $107 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of neck with contrast

Service Code: 70491
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

36th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,240an average of $1,015 per time performed $1,344
an average of $84 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,
0.07% of his services

37th 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
$1,260an average of $84 per time performed $480
an average of $32 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 a facility
12
times performed,
0.05% of his services

38th 9th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,932an average of $161 per time performed $732
an average of $61 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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