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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $208 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
594
Rank: 7th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,894
Rank: 7th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$72.1K
Rank: 16th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$121 This Provider
Avg $208

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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Richard D. Blevins
Average for Pulmonary Disease Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 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
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in a facility
304
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 10th

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

263
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,297an average of $44 per time performed $2,900
an average of $10 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
249
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 4th

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

173
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$22,171an average of $89 per time performed $13,284
an average of $53 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 a facility
223
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

131
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,663an average of $61 per time performed $8,260
an average of $37 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
187
times performed,
10% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

140
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,309an average of $55 per time performed $1,143
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in a facility
162
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 11th

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

158
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,661an average of $47 per time performed $1,537
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in a facility
159
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 4th

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

156
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,028an average of $38 per time performed $1,127
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pulmonary exercise testing

Service Code: 94620
Performed in a facility
119
times performed,
6% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

106
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,620an average of $81 per time performed $2,593
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
88
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 1st

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

54
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$46,978an average of $534 per time performed $14,425
an average of $164 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells us... +

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31624
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 30th

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,813an average of $361 per time performed $2,349
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 6th

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

37
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,281an average of $34 per time performed $217
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
33
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 13th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,990an average of $151 per time performed $3,312
an average of $100 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
33
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 9th

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$8,093an average of $245 per time performed $2,442
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, each additional 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99292
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 26th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,145an average of $246 per time performed $2,094
an average of $84 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
23
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 20th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,162an average of $94 per time performed $652
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Examination of lung airways using an endoscope

Service Code: 31623
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,209an average of $343 per time performed $1
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 30th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,081an average of $320 per time performed $1,872
an average of $99 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 a facility
18
times performed,
0.95% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,262an average of $126 per time performed $1,429
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of one lobe of lung using an endoscope

Service Code: 31628
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.9% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,005an average of $412 per time performed $2,089
an average of $123 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
16
times performed,
0.84% of his services

19th 17th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,413an average of $463 per time performed $2,375
an average of $148 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
15
times performed,
0.79% of his services

20th 26th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,350an average of $90 per time performed $883
an average of $59 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
15
times performed,
0.79% of his services

21st 3rd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$2,464an average of $164 per time performed $798
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.58% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,374an average of $125 per time performed $342
an average of $31 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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