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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
934
Rank: 17th
out of 40 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,341
Rank: 30th
out of 40 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.4 This Provider
Avg 2.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$56.1K
Rank: 34th
out of 40 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$60 This Provider
Avg $184

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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Fernando Boschini
Average for Cardiology 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.

Individuals

SCOTT SAMPLE

BRIAN RAH

KRISTIN SCOTT-TILLERY

BARBARA DUDCZAK

STEVEN BLOHM

Organizations

BILLINGS CLINIC

FRANCES MAHON DEACONESS...

Patients saw before

Fernando Boschini

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
322
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 3rd

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

315
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$138,138an average of $429 per time performed $15,456
an average of $48 per time performed
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
264
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 4th

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

204
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,048an average of $57 per time performed $9,768
an average of $37 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 a facility
159
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 1st

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

143
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,611an average of $29 per time performed $954
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
139
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 17th

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

137
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,900an average of $100 per time performed $1,668
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
130
times performed,
10% of his services

5th 32nd

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

130
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$93,080an average of $716 per time performed $8,710
an average of $67 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 a facility
88
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 13th

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

84
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,568an average of $86 per time performed $5,016
an average of $57 per time performed
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
67
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 37th

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

67
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,055an average of $165 per time performed $6,566
an average of $98 per time performed
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
57
times performed,
4% of his services

8th Alert

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

57
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,871an average of $103 per time performed $3,192
an average of $56 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 a facility
54
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,350an average of $25 per time performed $1,080
an average of $20 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 52nd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,472an average of $124 per time performed $448
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 6th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$30,240an average of $1,440 per time performed $2,940
an average of $140 per time performed
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for m... +

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for more than 48 hours up to 21 days ×

Service Code: 0298T
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.89% of his services

12th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,872an average of $406 per time performed $252
an average of $21 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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