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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $170 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
761
Rank: 17th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,837
Rank: 20th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.7 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$138K
Rank: 14th
out of 168 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$181 This Provider
Avg $170

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

KATHLEEN RYAN

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN HANSON

JOHN BRANDON

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

EDWARD MALTERS MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

KATHLEEN RYAN

NEAL SORENSEN

JOSEPH DILLARD

JOHN BRANDON

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 36 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
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 a facility
1,061
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 4th

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

413
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$58,313an average of $55 per time performed $39,883
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
527
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 17th

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

202
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$40,579an average of $77 per time performed $16,853
an average of $32 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 a facility
309
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 1st

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

278
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$26,138an average of $85 per time performed $15,002
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
170
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 30th

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

170
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$68,638an average of $404 per time performed $28,378
an average of $167 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
165
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 6th

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

151
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,366an average of $20 per time performed $1,063
an average of $6 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
125
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 2nd

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

75
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$17,675an average of $141 per time performed $7,234
an average of $58 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 a facility
82
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 27th

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

69
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,222an average of $27 per time performed $1,480
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in a facility
72
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 57th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,994an average of $83 per time performed $4,093
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 10th

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,020an average of $210 per time performed $5,248
an average of $85 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,
1% of his services

10th 9th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,364an average of $399 per time performed $5,674
an average of $158 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 34th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,148an average of $63 per time performed $1,140
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 26th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,689an average of $142 per time performed $1,894
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 15th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,263an average of $142 per time performed $1,716
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
27
times performed,
0.95% of his services

14th 72nd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,428an average of $53 per time performed $904
an average of $33 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 a facility
19
times performed,
0.67% of his services

15th 18th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,120an average of $269 per time performed $2,118
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.56% of his services

16th 14th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$79an average of $5 per time performed $24
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.42% of his services

17th 39th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,368an average of $364 per time performed $1,765
an average of $147 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.

Edward C Malters
Average for Internal 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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