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Treatment Tracker » Montana » Kalispell

Ilyas K. Colombowala M.D.

350 heritage way, Kalispell, Mont., 59901 | (406) 257-8992

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
558
Rank: 4th
out of 4 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,230
Rank: 3rd
out of 4 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 2.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$144K
Rank: 2nd
out of 4 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$258 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $154

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Ilyas K. Colombowala
Average for Cardiac Electrophysiology 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

JON JOHNSON

HUGH CECIL

MICHAEL HENSON

MARK WELCH

ANDERS ENGDAHL

Organizations

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

HEALTHCENTER NORTHWEST LLC

Patients saw before

Ilyas K. Colombowala

Patients saw after

Individuals

HUGH CECIL

ANDERS ENGDAHL

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

EVE GILLESPIE

ROBERT MITCHELL

Organizations

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

HEALTHCENTER NORTHWEST LLC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 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
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
194
times performed,
16% of his services

1st Alert

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

190
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,486an average of $219 per time performed $9,506
an average of $49 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 a facility
149
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd Alert

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

149
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,072an average of $128 per time performed $14,453
an average of $97 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 a facility
115
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd Alert

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

82
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,750an average of $50 per time performed $4,370
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
108
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

89
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$972an average of $9 per time performed $648
an average of $6 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
72
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert

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

72
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,800an average of $275 per time performed $4,248
an average of $59 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert

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

57
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,708an average of $28 per time performed $1,281
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead card... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,681an average of $131 per time performed $2,652
an average of $52 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 a facility
44
times performed,
4% of his services

8th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$440an average of $10 per time performed $308
an average of $7 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert

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

43
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,204an average of $28 per time performed $817
an average of $19 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion or replacement of single or dual chamber pacing... +

Insertion or replacement of single or dual chamber pacing defibrillator leads ×

Service Code: 33249
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$73,640an average of $1,841 per time performed $29,160
an average of $729 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker in... +

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker including upper and lower chamber electrodes ×

Service Code: 33208
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,813an average of $1,049 per time performed $15,614
an average of $422 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-... +

Evaluation of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-defibrillator and generator at time of implantation or replacement ×

Service Code: 93641
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,100an average of $660 per time performed $5,005
an average of $143 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
3% of his services

13th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,682an average of $373 per time performed $5,338
an average of $157 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
31
times performed,
3% of his services

14th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,511an average of $81 per time performed $1,829
an average of $59 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheters for recording, pacing, and attempt... +

Insertion of catheters for recording, pacing, and attempted induction of abnormal rhythm in right upper and lower heart ×

Service Code: 93620
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,221an average of $1,249 per time performed $9,860
an average of $340 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,904an average of $68 per time performed $784
an average of $28 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of left heart electrode for pacing defibrillato... +

Insertion of left heart electrode for pacing defibrillator device ×

Service Code: 33225
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,200an average of $928 per time performed $9,450
an average of $378 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheters for recording, pacing, and attempt... +

Insertion of catheters for recording, pacing, and attempted induction of abnormal rhythm in left upper heart ×

Service Code: 93621
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
2% of his services

18th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,650an average of $226 per time performed $2,375
an average of $95 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheters for 3d mapping of electrical impul... +

Insertion of catheters for 3d mapping of electrical impulses to heart muscles ×

Service Code: 93613
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
2% of his services

19th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,365an average of $755 per time performed $7,291
an average of $317 per time performed
MEDICINE

Programmed heart rhythm stimulation after drug infusion i... +

Programmed heart rhythm stimulation after drug infusion into a vein ×

Service Code: 93623
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
2% of his services

20th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,776an average of $308 per time performed $2,838
an average of $129 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheters for correction of abnormal heart r... +

Insertion of catheters for correction of abnormal heart rhythm in upper and lower heart ×

Service Code: 93651
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

21st Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$35,120an average of $1,756 per time performed $14,720
an average of $736 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,063an average of $239 per time performed $867
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,274an average of $91 per time performed $294
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of he... +

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93321
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
1% of his services

24th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$338an average of $26 per time performed $78
an average of $6 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 "Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology." 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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