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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $430 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
946
Rank: 1st
out of 5 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,578
Rank: 1st
out of 5 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.7 This Provider
Avg 2.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$121K
Rank: 1st
out of 5 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$128 This Provider
Avg $430

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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Robert G. Mitchell
Average for Vascular Surgery 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

MICHAEL HENSON

HUGH CECIL

MARK WELCH

PATRICK MCDONNELL

JON JOHNSON

Organizations

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

Patients saw before

Robert G. Mitchell

Patients saw after

Individuals

HUGH CECIL

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

ANDERS ENGDAHL

BENJAMIN POMERANTZ

MICHAEL HENSON

Organizations

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

HEALTHCENTER NORTHWEST LLC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 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
449
times performed,
17% of his services

1st Alert

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

435
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$96,984an average of $216 per time performed $21,552
an average of $48 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
421
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd Alert

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

269
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,838an average of $78 per time performed $23,576
an average of $56 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
200
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert

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

200
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$55,000an average of $275 per time performed $11,400
an average of $57 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
171
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert

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

111
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,345an average of $195 per time performed $12,312
an average of $72 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
169
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,690an average of $10 per time performed $1,014
an average of $6 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
115
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

97
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,035an average of $9 per time performed $690
an average of $6 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
110
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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,930an average of $63 per time performed $3,190
an average of $29 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
72
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert

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

60
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,744an average of $52 per time performed $2,592
an average of $36 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
70
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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,550an average of $65 per time performed $1,050
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$708an average of $12 per time performed $177
an average of $3 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
55
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,120an average of $384 per time performed $4,455
an average of $81 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
47
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,531an average of $373 per time performed $7,379
an average of $157 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
47
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,316an average of $28 per time performed $940
an average of $20 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
42
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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,226an average of $53 per time performed $588
an average of $14 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
40
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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,800an average of $45 per time performed $680
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
40
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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,200an average of $30 per time performed $480
an average of $12 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
35
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$910an average of $26 per time performed $210
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in a facility
33
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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,531an average of $107 per time performed $2,310
an average of $70 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
29
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,886an average of $134 per time performed $2,320
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,134an average of $246 per time performed $2,871
an average of $99 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

21st Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,857an average of $133 per time performed $1,624
an average of $56 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
27
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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,510an average of $130 per time performed $1,377
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
26
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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,568an average of $368 per time performed $2,132
an average of $82 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.93% of his services

24th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,936an average of $164 per time performed $2,880
an average of $120 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.89% of his services

25th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,533an average of $371 per time performed $1,449
an average of $63 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.81% of his services

26th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,468an average of $308 per time performed $1,218
an average of $58 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 an office
21
times performed,
0.81% 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, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,730an average of $130 per time performed $798
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.78% of his services

28th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,820an average of $91 per time performed $420
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.7% of his services

29th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,260an average of $70 per time performed $486
an average of $27 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support, and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.66% of his services

30th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,071an average of $63 per time performed $306
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Interpretation and report of heart ultrasound examination... +

Interpretation and report of heart ultrasound examination using esophageal probe ×

Service Code: 93314
Performed in a facility
16
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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,920an average of $120 per time performed $784
an average of $49 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.62% of his services

32nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$208an average of $13 per time performed $160
an average of $10 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.62% of his services

33rd Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,208an average of $263 per time performed $1,568
an average of $98 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
16
times performed,
0.62% of his services

34th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,064an average of $254 per time performed $1,712
an average of $107 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
15
times performed,
0.58% of his services

35th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$405an average of $27 per time performed $270
an average of $18 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
14
times performed,
0.54% of his services

36th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,242an average of $303 per time performed $1,806
an average of $129 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.54% 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,068an average of $362 per time performed $2,170
an average of $155 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.47% 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$144an average of $12 per time performed $108
an average of $9 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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