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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $138 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
334
Rank: 70th
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,955
Rank: 23rd
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.9 This Provider
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$48K
Rank: 82nd
out of 360 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$144 This Provider
Avg $138

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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Gayle F. Sacry
Average for Family Practice 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.

Patients saw before

Gayle F. Sacry

Patients saw after

Individuals

STEVEN SACRY

TERRY REIFF

JESSE COLE

FLORIAN CORTESE

RANDALL SHANNON

Organizations

ST JAMES HEALTHCARE

METWEST INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
600
times performed,
31% of his services

1st 1st

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

235
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$65,400an average of $109 per time performed $27,600
an average of $46 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$324an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 54th

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

127
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,683an average of $11 per time performed $612
an average of $4 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
125
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 11th

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

100
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$4,000an average of $32 per time performed $1,375
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 7th

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$1,140an average of $10 per time performed $684
an average of $6 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
108
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 4th

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

84
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,052an average of $19 per time performed $324
an average of $3 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
102
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 15th

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

53
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,732an average of $66 per time performed $2,856
an average of $28 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 34th

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

36
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,045an average of $35 per time performed $957
an average of $11 per time performed
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
63
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 100th

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

63
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,575an average of $25 per time performed $1,449
an average of $23 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 48th

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

61
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$806an average of $13 per time performed $806
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 10th

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

60
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,037an average of $17 per time performed $1,037
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert

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

52
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,026an average of $18 per time performed $285
an average of $5 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 66th

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

51
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,904an average of $34 per time performed $336
an average of $6 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
52
times performed,
3% of his services

14th 18th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$936an average of $18 per time performed $728
an average of $14 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 75th

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

26
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$574an average of $14 per time performed $205
an average of $5 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
32
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 24th

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

32
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,248an average of $164 per time performed $3,520
an average of $110 per time performed
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
23
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 3rd

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

23
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,772an average of $164 per time performed $1,380
an average of $60 per time performed
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
23
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 47th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,415an average of $105 per time performed $1,150
an average of $50 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.97% of his services

19th 56th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,596an average of $84 per time performed $646
an average of $34 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
15
times performed,
0.77% of his services

20th 38th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,355an average of $157 per time performed $2,355
an average of $157 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 "Family 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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