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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $140 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
250
Rank: 138th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
854
Rank: 163rd
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$25.2K
Rank: 209th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$101 This Provider
Avg $140

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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Lynn P. Eskelson
Average for Family Practice Providers in Idaho

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

DAVID BECKSTEAD

BLAKE MORTENSON

C. HOPKINS

MARK ANDERSON

JEFFREY JOB

Organizations

FRANKLIN COUNTY MEDICAL...

IHC HEALTH SERVICES INC.

Patients saw before

Lynn P. Eskelson

Patients saw after

Individuals

BLAKE MORTENSON

C. HOPKINS

JEFFREY JOB

DAVID BECKSTEAD

MARK ANDERSON

Organizations

FRANKLIN COUNTY MEDICAL...

IHC HEALTH SERVICES INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 10 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
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
293
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

168
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,510an average of $70 per time performed $12,892
an average of $44 per time performed
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
159
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 13th

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

34
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$5,088an average of $32 per time performed $2,385
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 8th

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

23
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$278an average of $2 per time performed $139
an average of $1 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
116
times performed,
14% of his services

4th 10th

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

86
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$6,148an average of $53 per time performed $2,900
an average of $25 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
55
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 7th

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,950an average of $90 per time performed $2,750
an average of $50 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 24th

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$308an average of $11 per time performed $84
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 32nd

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,380an average of $169 per time performed $1,900
an average of $95 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
19
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 2nd

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,995an average of $105 per time performed $1,273
an average of $67 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 26th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,484an average of $106 per time performed $700
an average of $50 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,
1% of his services

10th 94th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$132an average of $12 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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