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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2013.

Number of
Patients
381
Services
Performed
1,283
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$204K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$534

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

JEFFREY KESSLER

JAMES DANIEL

TYLER WILL

GEORGE RO

JORGE CASTRIZ

Organizations

CMSC, LLC

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

Patients saw before

Nicholas D. Bonfilio MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

GEORGE RO

JAMES HARRIS

JORGE CASTRIZ

JAMES DANIEL

JEFFREY KESSLER

Organizations

CMSC, LLC

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 78 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
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
354
times performed,
28% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

220
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,292an average of $114 per time performed $28,886
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
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
116
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

99
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,981an average of $77 per time performed $6,313
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
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
112
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

112
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,340an average of $182 per time performed $13,878
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
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
84
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

69
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,856an average of $94 per time performed $3,888
an average of $46 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,871an average of $26 per time performed $318
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$82,521an average of $1,650 per time performed $55,210
an average of $1,104 per time performed
medical
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 his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,109an average of $46 per time performed $737
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,638an average of $115 per time performed $1,877
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
1% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,979an average of $1,221 per time performed $15,639
an average of $869 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$83an average of $6 per time performed $36
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,573an average of $1,506 per time performed $14,405
an average of $1,108 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of both knee cartilages using an endoscope

Service Code: 29880
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,333an average of $718 per time performed $5,729
an average of $441 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Release of wrist ligament using an endoscope

Service Code: 29848
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.94% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,985an average of $582 per time performed $4,743
an average of $395 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Nicholas D. Bonfilio
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery Providers in Montana

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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