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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $102 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
166
Rank: 91st
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,265
Rank: 12th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$32.1K
Rank: 34th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$193 This Provider
Avg $102

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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Anita L. Beach
Average for Nurse Practitioner 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

PATRICK MCDONNELL

RICHARD FRIEDMAN

SUZANNE DANIELL

MICHAEL HENSON

WILLIAM BENEDETTO

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

Patients saw before

Anita L. Beach

Patients saw after

Individuals

RICHARD FRIEDMAN

MICHAEL HENSON

SUZANNE DANIELL

HUGH CECIL

PATRICK MCDONNELL

Organizations

NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL, INC

KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
242
times performed,
19% of her services

1st 6th

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

109
patients got this service, 66% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,904an average of $12 per time performed $726
an average of $3 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 an office
232
times performed,
18% of her services

2nd 1st

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

105
patients got this service, 63% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$25,288an average of $109 per time performed $9,048
an average of $39 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
6% of her services

3rd 21st

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

57
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,960an average of $37 per time performed $880
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
6% of her services

4th 42nd

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

67
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,004an average of $52 per time performed $1,232
an average of $16 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
6% of her services

5th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,776an average of $76 per time performed $2,128
an average of $28 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 44th

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

49
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,752an average of $56 per time performed $1,608
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 23rd

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

54
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,928an average of $48 per time performed $854
an average of $14 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 an office
56
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 4th

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

50
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$9,128an average of $163 per time performed $3,192
an average of $57 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
4% of her services

9th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,196an average of $23 per time performed $208
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
4% of her services

10th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,254an average of $46 per time performed $637
an average of $13 per time performed
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 an office
48
times performed,
4% of her services

11th 54th

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

48
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,040an average of $230 per time performed $4,512
an average of $94 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
3% of her services

12th 19th

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

38
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,064an average of $28 per time performed $912
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
3% of her services

13th 26th

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

18
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,386an average of $42 per time performed $462
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of her services

14th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,176an average of $42 per time performed $308
an average of $11 per time performed
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 an office
27
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 76th

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

27
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,748an average of $324 per time performed $3,591
an average of $133 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
2% of her services

16th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$725an average of $29 per time performed $725
an average of $29 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
2% of her services

17th 78th

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

14
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,420an average of $121 per time performed $360
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
1% of her services

18th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$432an average of $27 per time performed $64
an average of $4 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 an office
14
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 8th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$938an average of $67 per time performed $252
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
1% of her services

20th 73rd

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

13
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,508an average of $116 per time performed $156
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.87% of her services

21st 60th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$154an average of $14 per time performed $132
an average of $12 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 "Family Medicine." 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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