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Treatment Tracker » Montana » Billings

Loren P. Budge MD

1020 n 27th st, Billings, Mont., 59101 | (406) 238-2500

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
782
Rank: 3rd
out of 4 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
944
Rank: 4th
out of 4 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.2 This Provider
Avg 2.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$32.5K
Rank: 4th
out of 4 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$42 This Provider
Avg $154

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.

Patients saw before

Loren P. Budge

Patients saw after

Individuals

CHARLOTTE ROBERTSON

ALAN THOMETZ

SCOTT SAMPLE

RONALD DARBY

RONNY JIJI

Organizations

BILLINGS CLINIC

ST. VINCENT HEALTHCARE

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 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

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead p... +

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker heart rhythm strips up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93293
Performed in a facility
486
times performed,
51% of his services

1st Alert

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

465
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,842an average of $47 per time performed $5,832
an average of $12 per time performed
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 a facility
130
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd Alert

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

128
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,380an average of $126 per time performed $4,030
an average of $31 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
51
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,479an average of $29 per time performed $357
an average of $7 per time performed
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 a facility
45
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert

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

44
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,110an average of $158 per time performed $2,070
an average of $46 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
38
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,268an average of $86 per time performed $2,318
an average of $61 per time performed
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 a facility
35
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,195an average of $177 per time performed $1,750
an average of $50 per time performed
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 a facility
25
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,625an average of $105 per time performed $650
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead card... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,775an average of $231 per time performed $1,325
an average of $53 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
20
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,140an average of $57 per time performed $760
an average of $38 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,640an average of $132 per time performed $1,640
an average of $82 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 a facility
19
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,018an average of $422 per time performed $988
an average of $52 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93282
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,834an average of $131 per time performed $476
an average of $34 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
13
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,145an average of $165 per time performed $1,326
an average of $102 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker in... +

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker including upper and lower chamber electrodes ×

Service Code: 33208
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,312an average of $3,276 per time performed $5,220
an average of $435 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheters for recording, pacing, and attempt... +

Insertion of catheters for recording, pacing, and attempted induction of abnormal rhythm in right upper and lower heart ×

Service Code: 93620
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,744an average of $3,704 per time performed $3,674
an average of $334 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 "Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology." 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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