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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $93 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
74
Rank: 3rd
out of 6 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
642
Rank: 2nd
out of 6 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$15.2K
Rank: 2nd
out of 6 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$206 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $93

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Lisa K. Sessions
Average for Pediatric Medicine 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.

Patients saw before

Lisa K. Sessions

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
186
times performed,
29% of her services

1st Alert

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

60
patients got this service, 81% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,790an average of $15 per time performed $558
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
9% of her services

2nd Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 61% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,425an average of $75 per time performed $1,416
an average of $24 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
51
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 57% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,785an average of $35 per time performed $561
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
7% of her services

4th Alert

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

40
patients got this service, 54% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250an average of $50 per time performed $585
an average of $13 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
38
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

25
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,574an average of $173 per time performed $2,470
an average of $65 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 an office
37
times performed,
6% of her services

6th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 46% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,249an average of $277 per time performed $2,997
an average of $81 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
36
times performed,
6% of her services

7th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,320an average of $120 per time performed $1,908
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
5% of her services

8th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,550an average of $50 per time performed $434
an average of $14 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
27
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

20
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$675an average of $25 per time performed $108
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
3% of her services

10th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$770an average of $35 per time performed $264
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
3% of her services

11th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$399an average of $19 per time performed $63
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
3% of her services

12th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,330an average of $70 per time performed $285
an average of $15 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
3% of her services

13th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250an average of $125 per time performed $1,008
an average of $56 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
16
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

16
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$640an average of $40 per time performed $224
an average of $14 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
2% of her services

15th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,550an average of $325 per time performed $2,198
an average of $157 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
11
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

11
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$550an average of $50 per time performed $88
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
2% of her services

17th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$330an average of $30 per time performed $77
an average of $7 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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