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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $159 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
184
Rank: 188th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,362
Rank: 22nd
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$60.5K
Rank: 66th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$329 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $159

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

LARRY SONNENBERG

BLAIR ERB

JAMES JUTZY

STEVEN ROBERTS

BENJAMIN BLEND

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

Patients saw before

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

LARRY SONNENBERG

BLAIR ERB

KEVIN DUWE

STEVEN ROBERTS

BENJAMIN BLEND

Organizations

BOZEMAN DEACONESS HEALT...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 102 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
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
362
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 5th

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

148
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,620an average of $10 per time performed $1,064
an average of $3 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
216
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 1st

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

117
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$17,340an average of $80 per time performed $9,906
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
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
179
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 53rd

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

119
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,370an average of $30 per time performed $1,548
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
163
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 17th

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

117
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,335an average of $45 per time performed $2,124
an average of $13 per time performed
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
144
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

77
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$17,076an average of $119 per time performed $9,896
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 7th

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

29
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.7)
$2,023an average of $17 per time performed $626
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 40th

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

95
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,800an average of $50 per time performed $2,607
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 41st

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

86
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,020an average of $20 per time performed $427
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 23rd

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

86
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,368an average of $48 per time performed $1,196
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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
89
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 11th

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

89
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,056an average of $124 per time performed $9,424
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
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 an office
77
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 8th

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

26
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$1,702an average of $22 per time performed $943
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
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
43
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 21st

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$1,181an average of $27 per time performed $647
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 9th

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

18
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,813an average of $115 per time performed $3,281
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 98th

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

41
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,255an average of $55 per time performed $1,008
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 20th

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

28
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$936an average of $26 per time performed $467
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 39th

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

29
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,093an average of $34 per time performed $623
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 43rd

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

22
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,050an average of $35 per time performed $339
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 104th

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

28
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,064an average of $38 per time performed $596
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.89% of his services

19th 115th

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,150an average of $55 per time performed $516
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.8% of his services

20th 87th

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

19
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$342an average of $18 per time performed $116
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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
18
times performed,
0.76% of his services

21st 38th

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,812an average of $156 per time performed $1,815
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.76% of his services

22nd 18th

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

14
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,158an average of $120 per time performed $1,450
an average of $81 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.72% of his services

23rd 51st

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

17
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$262an average of $15 per time performed $244
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.72% of his services

24th 13th

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

17
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$467an average of $27 per time performed $419
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
0.68% of his services

25th 54th

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

16
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$296an average of $19 per time performed $189
an average of $12 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.

David I Mclaughlin
Average for Family Medicine 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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