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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $157 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
969
Rank: 21st
out of 39 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,859
Rank: 25th
out of 39 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.9 This Provider
Avg 2.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$96.4K
Rank: 27th
out of 39 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$99 This Provider
Avg $157

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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Sharon L. Hecker
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 52 different services in 2013
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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 an office
424
times performed,
23% of her services

1st 3rd

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

282
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$105,746an average of $249 per time performed $29,676
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
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
341
times performed,
18% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

333
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,141an average of $147 per time performed $16,245
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
113
times performed,
6% of her services

3rd 19th

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

113
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$913an average of $8 per time performed $329
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
101
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 21st

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

101
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,260an average of $42 per time performed $1,369
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
5% of her services

5th 16th

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

81
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$12,482an average of $129 per time performed $3,567
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
94
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 26th

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

94
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,488an average of $165 per time performed $4,769
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
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
79
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 9th

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

79
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,700an average of $34 per time performed $860
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
67
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 6th

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

65
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,206an average of $346 per time performed $6,904
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of her services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,273an average of $110 per time performed $1,199
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 18th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,839an average of $77 per time performed $932
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 17th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,204an average of $33 per time performed $390
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of her services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,162an average of $167 per time performed $1,463
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93284
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of her services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,900an average of $175 per time performed $1,119
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 41st

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,342an average of $477 per time performed $4,157
an average of $148 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 68th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,517an average of $58 per time performed $509
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of her services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,800an average of $229 per time performed $1,488
an average of $71 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
20
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 7th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,396an average of $170 per time performed $1,093
an average of $55 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
20
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 10th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,296an average of $165 per time performed $1,117
an average of $56 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
18
times performed,
0.97% of her services

19th 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,282an average of $238 per time performed $1,434
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacem... +

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support, and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.91% of her services

20th 25th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,102an average of $65 per time performed $264
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93351
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.91% of her services

21st 13th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,387an average of $552 per time performed $2,919
an average of $172 per time performed
medical
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 an office
17
times performed,
0.91% of her services

22nd 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, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$584an average of $34 per time performed $192
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of he... +

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93321
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.86% of her services

23rd 84th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$274an average of $17 per time performed $91
an average of $6 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,
0.86% of her services

24th 23rd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,435an average of $465 per time performed $2,506
an average of $157 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 an office
14
times performed,
0.75% of her services

25th 11th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,676an average of $334 per time performed $1,554
an average of $111 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 an office
11
times performed,
0.59% of her services

26th 27th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,230an average of $385 per time performed $1,325
an average of $120 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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