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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $161 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
638
Rank: 31st
out of 163 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,587
Rank: 1st
out of 163 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
19.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$266K
Rank: 3rd
out of 163 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$417 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $161

Note: About 53% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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Jacob M. Taverna
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 122 different services in 2013
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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
2,400
times performed,
19% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,552an average of $19 per time performed $26,568
an average of $11 per time performed
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
1,136
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 7th

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

412
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$17,040an average of $15 per time performed $3,317
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
830
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

417
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$109,560an average of $132 per time performed $41,915
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
544
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 10th

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

60
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
9.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 8.4)
$13,600an average of $25 per time performed $2,834
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
484
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 18th

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

363
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,200an average of $50 per time performed $6,161
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: 85025
Performed in an office
474
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 19th

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

353
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,590an average of $35 per time performed $4,949
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
398
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

47
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,587an average of $7 per time performed $549
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
249
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 48th

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

205
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,731an average of $19 per time performed $759
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
244
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 2nd

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

205
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$47,824an average of $196 per time performed $18,366
an average of $75 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
243
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 47th

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

179
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,075an average of $25 per time performed $1,035
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 23rd

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

174
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,600an average of $70 per time performed $2,671
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 28th

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

107
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,300an average of $50 per time performed $2,161
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 22nd

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$5,560an average of $40 per time performed $2,587
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
0.96% of his services

14th 31st

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

110
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,075an average of $75 per time performed $2,750
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

68
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,785an average of $55 per time performed $944
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th 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, 2% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,476an average of $18 per time performed $353
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.6% of his services

17th 17th

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

73
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,098an average of $28 per time performed $1,667
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.58% of his services

18th 52nd

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

50
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,555an average of $35 per time performed $826
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.56% of his services

19th 68th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,410an average of $175 per time performed $3,199
an average of $45 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.5% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

61
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,685an average of $27 per time performed $1,535
an average of $24 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
61
times performed,
0.48% of his services

21st 30th

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

51
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,880an average of $80 per time performed $1,978
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.44% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,720an average of $120 per time performed $3,055
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.39% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,528an average of $72 per time performed $535
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.39% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,940an average of $60 per time performed $572
an average of $12 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
46
times performed,
0.37% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,288an average of $28 per time performed $397
an average of $9 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: 85652
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.36% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,710an average of $38 per time performed $164
an average of $4 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
42
times performed,
0.33% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,150an average of $75 per time performed $1,044
an average of $25 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
41
times performed,
0.33% of his services

28th 26th

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$1,558an average of $38 per time performed $568
an average of $14 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
37
times performed,
0.29% of his services

29th 5th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,846an average of $158 per time performed $2,053
an average of $55 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
36
times performed,
0.29% of his services

30th 11th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,444an average of $429 per time performed $5,288
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.25% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,280an average of $40 per time performed $224
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,325an average of $75 per time performed $772
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.22% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$700an average of $25 per time performed $130
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
28
times performed,
0.22% of his services

34th 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, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$560an average of $20 per time performed $130
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,615an average of $95 per time performed $780
an average of $46 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,
0.13% of his services

36th 36th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$704an average of $44 per time performed $234
an average of $15 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

37th 46th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$195an average of $15 per time performed $154
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

38th 44th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,576an average of $352 per time performed $1,758
an average of $135 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$780an average of $65 per time performed $146
an average of $12 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
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

40th 39th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,904an average of $264 per time performed $653
an average of $59 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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