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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $168 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
523
Rank: 53rd
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,762
Rank: 8th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$181K
Rank: 6th
out of 201 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$346 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $168

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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Suzanne Daniell
Average for Internal Medicine 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

RICHARD FRIEDMAN

PATRICK MCDONNELL

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

AMY NIGHTENGALE

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

Patients saw before

Suzanne Daniell

Patients saw after

Individuals

ELIZABETH WHITE

HUGH CECIL

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

AMY NIGHTENGALE

PATRICK MCDONNELL

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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
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
878
times performed,
15% of her services

1st 4th

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

303
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$143,114an average of $163 per time performed $65,850
an average of $75 per time performed
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
754
times performed,
13% of her services

2nd 6th

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

317
patients got this service, 61% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$9,048an average of $12 per time performed $2,262
an average of $3 per time performed
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: 85025
Performed in an office
406
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 12th

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

269
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,022an average of $37 per time performed $4,466
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
307
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 15th

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

250
patients got this service, 48% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,736an average of $48 per time performed $4,298
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
296
times performed,
5% of her services

5th 9th

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

37
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.8)
$2,960an average of $10 per time performed $1,776
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
237
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 22nd

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

190
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,272an average of $56 per time performed $5,688
an average of $24 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in an office
226
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 25th

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

107
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$11,752an average of $52 per time performed $7,910
an average of $35 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
222
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 17th

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

207
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,544an average of $52 per time performed $3,108
an average of $14 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 an office
214
times performed,
4% of her services

9th 21st

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
6.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$9,630an average of $45 per time performed $2,996
an average of $14 per time performed
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
179
times performed,
3% of her services

10th 34th

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

179
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,991an average of $229 per time performed $19,869
an average of $111 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
169
times performed,
3% of her services

11th 2nd

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

124
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$18,421an average of $109 per time performed $8,112
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
3% of her services

12th 33rd

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

99
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,588an average of $23 per time performed $624
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
3% of her services

13th 26th

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

106
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,132an average of $42 per time performed $2,044
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 36th

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

84
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,796an average of $42 per time performed $1,518
an average of $11 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 18th

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

131
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,696an average of $28 per time performed $3,168
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 60th

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

91
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,474an average of $46 per time performed $1,547
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
2% of her services

17th Alert

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

106
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,074an average of $29 per time performed $3,074
an average of $29 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 30th

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

74
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,014an average of $311 per time performed $12,358
an average of $167 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
72
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 40th

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

62
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,352an average of $116 per time performed $1,008
an average of $14 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of her services

20th 48th

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

48
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,278an average of $34 per time performed $1,608
an average of $24 per time performed
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
65
times performed,
1% of her services

21st 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$1,820an average of $28 per time performed $1,170
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
1% of her services

22nd 82nd

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

55
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,465an average of $55 per time performed $504
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
1% of her services

23rd 85th

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

55
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,205an average of $35 per time performed $441
an average of $7 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of her services

24th 79th

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

47
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,381an average of $121 per time performed $1,464
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.83% of her services

25th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,296an average of $27 per time performed $192
an average of $4 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
45
times performed,
0.78% of her services

26th 1st

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$7,605an average of $169 per time performed $2,520
an average of $56 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.71% of her services

27th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,763an average of $43 per time performed $451
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.68% of her services

28th 35th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,237an average of $83 per time performed $1,560
an average of $40 per time performed
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
38
times performed,
0.66% of her services

29th 7th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$8,550an average of $225 per time performed $3,040
an average of $80 per time performed
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
35
times performed,
0.61% of her services

30th 29th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,345an average of $67 per time performed $1,050
an average of $30 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.56% of her services

31st 102nd

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,048an average of $64 per time performed $832
an average of $26 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.5% of her services

32nd 58th

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$812an average of $28 per time performed $696
an average of $24 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.5% of her services

33rd 68th

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,856an average of $64 per time performed $754
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.49% of her services

34th 57th

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,492an average of $89 per time performed $1,820
an average of $65 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.49% of her services

35th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,024an average of $108 per time performed $896
an average of $32 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
24
times performed,
0.42% of her services

36th 47th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,256an average of $219 per time performed $2,520
an average of $105 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.42% of her services

37th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$624an average of $26 per time performed $144
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.4% of her services

38th 61st

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,507an average of $109 per time performed $1,357
an average of $59 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.38% of her services

39th 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 her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$792an average of $36 per time performed $198
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.38% of her services

40th 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 her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$440an average of $20 per time performed $110
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.36% of her services

41st 72nd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,709an average of $129 per time performed $840
an average of $40 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.3% of her services

42nd Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,769an average of $457 per time performed $1,292
an average of $76 per time performed
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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.28% of her services

43rd 54th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$128an average of $8 per time performed $128
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.26% of her services

44th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$375an average of $25 per time performed $90
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 an office
12
times performed,
0.21% of her services

45th 24th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,664an average of $222 per time performed $1,176
an average of $98 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.21% of her services

46th 11th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,748an average of $229 per time performed $996
an average of $83 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.21% of her services

47th 117th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,800an average of $150 per time performed $1,800
an average of $150 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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