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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $289 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
276
Rank: 20th
out of 29 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,454
Rank: 15th
out of 29 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.3 This Provider
Avg 7.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$70.8K
Rank: 17th
out of 29 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$256 This Provider
Avg $289

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 her 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

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

ROBERT DIETZ

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

Patients saw before

MARTIN LUCAS M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSEPH DILLARD

KATHLEEN RYAN

MITCHELL GALLAGHER

JOHN BRANDON

ROBERT DIETZ

Organizations

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 19 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
565
times performed,
39% of her services

1st 1st

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

159
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$47,793an average of $85 per time performed $33,516
an average of $59 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
432
times performed,
30% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

158
patients got this service, 57% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$23,808an average of $55 per time performed $16,351
an average of $38 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
190
times performed,
13% of her services

3rd 14th

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

42
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,149an average of $27 per time performed $3,418
an average of $18 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
65
times performed,
4% of her services

4th 6th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$3,657an average of $56 per time performed $2,725
an average of $42 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
46
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 13th

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

46
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,531an average of $142 per time performed $4,404
an average of $96 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
43
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 3rd

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

23
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$6,080an average of $141 per time performed $2,455
an average of $57 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
22
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 7th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,622an average of $119 per time performed $1,935
an average of $88 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
12
times performed,
0.83% of her services

8th 17th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,788an average of $399 per time performed $1,937
an average of $161 per time performed
medical
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.76% of her services

9th 21st

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$897an average of $82 per time performed $668
an average of $61 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
11
times performed,
0.76% of her services

10th 16th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,980an average of $271 per time performed $1,206
an average of $110 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.

Martin K Lucas
Average for Hematology & Oncology 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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