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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
271
Rank: 120th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,313
Rank: 32nd
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$67.2K
Rank: 60th
out of 395 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$248 This Provider
Avg $154

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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Larry W. Sonnenberg
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 94 different services in 2013
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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
330
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 4th

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

151
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,300an average of $10 per time performed $970
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
248
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 1st

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

153
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$20,443an average of $82 per time performed $11,150
an average of $45 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
191
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

127
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$22,374an average of $117 per time performed $12,925
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 11th

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

123
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,815an average of $43 per time performed $2,018
an average of $13 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
155
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 51st

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

119
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,650an average of $30 per time performed $1,349
an average of $9 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
128
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 24th

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

97
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,560an average of $20 per time performed $549
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 7th

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$1,700an average of $17 per time performed $532
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 16th

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

94
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,800an average of $48 per time performed $1,328
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
91
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 18th

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

91
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,136an average of $122 per time performed $9,537
an average of $105 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
82
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 10th

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$1,829an average of $22 per time performed $1,116
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 23rd

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

37
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,200an average of $50 per time performed $1,000
an average of $23 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

12th 9th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,656an average of $111 per time performed $3,196
an average of $76 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
40
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 64th

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

40
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,200an average of $55 per time performed $995
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
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

14th 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,229an average of $77 per time performed $1,532
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 71st

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,008an average of $36 per time performed $306
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 43rd

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

27
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$987an average of $37 per time performed $561
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 12th

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$707an average of $28 per time performed $634
an average of $25 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
25
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 48th

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$374an average of $15 per time performed $349
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.99% of his services

19th 17th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$598an average of $26 per time performed $303
an average of $13 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
22
times performed,
0.95% of his services

20th 54th

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$444an average of $20 per time performed $289
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.91% of his services

21st 15th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,563an average of $217 per time performed $2,968
an average of $141 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.91% of his services

22nd 34th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$732an average of $35 per time performed $229
an average of $11 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
19
times performed,
0.82% of his services

23rd 14th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,136an average of $60 per time performed $497
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.82% of his services

24th 89th

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,045an average of $55 per time performed $472
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.78% of his services

25th 25th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,395an average of $78 per time performed $956
an average of $53 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
18
times performed,
0.78% of his services

26th 116th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$684an average of $38 per time performed $388
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.73% of his services

27th 72nd

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$306an average of $18 per time performed $77
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.73% of his services

28th 80th

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,942an average of $114 per time performed $445
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis, (microalbumin)

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.65% of his services

29th 87th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$270an average of $18 per time performed $93
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.48% of his services

30th 59th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,004an average of $91 per time performed $523
an average of $48 per time performed

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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