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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $159 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
598
Rank: 11th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,925
Rank: 31st
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2 This Provider
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$87.4K
Rank: 28th
out of 384 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$146 This Provider
Avg $159

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

GEORGE RO

TYLER WILL

JEFFREY KESSLER

JAMES DANIEL

JAMES HARRIS

Organizations

CMSC, LLC

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

Patients saw before

LIBBY LAKE MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

JEFFREY KESSLER

JAMES DANIEL

GEORGE RO

TYLER WILL

JAMES HARRIS

Organizations

CMSC, LLC

BENEFIS HOSPITALS, INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 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 an office
689
times performed,
36% of her services

1st 4th

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

408
patients got this service, 68% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$81,254an average of $118 per time performed $47,493
an average of $69 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
426
times performed,
22% of her services

2nd 1st

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

280
patients got this service, 47% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$33,437an average of $78 per time performed $20,499
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 21st

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$7,798an average of $54 per time performed $2,720
an average of $19 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 an office
108
times performed,
6% of her services

4th 10th

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

80
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,906an average of $45 per time performed $3,281
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 13th

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

53
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,323an average of $25 per time performed $1,286
an average of $24 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 42nd

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

47
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,639an average of $35 per time performed $1,528
an average of $33 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
31
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 24th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,240an average of $40 per time performed $965
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of her services

8th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$518an average of $25 per time performed $501
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 54th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$480an average of $24 per time performed $266
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.73% of her services

10th 62nd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$696an average of $50 per time performed $682
an average of $49 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.57% of her services

11th 116th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,793an average of $163 per time performed $1,660
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and co... +

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory ×

Service Code: Q0091
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.57% of her services

12th 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 her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$567an average of $52 per time performed $485
an average of $44 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.

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Libby A Lake
Average for Family Medicine 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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