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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $89 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
147
Rank: 156th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,166
Rank: 38th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$18.5K
Rank: 98th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$126 This Provider
Avg $89

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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Hodaka P. Abe
Average for Physician Assistant 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

GEORGE NICOLA

JOHN SMITH

ROBERT HANSEN

MICHAEL SHEVLIN

STEVEN KOGA

Organizations

WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CEN...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

Patients saw before

Hodaka P. Abe

Patients saw after

Individuals

GEORGE NICOLA

MICHAEL SHEVLIN

JOHN SMITH

CHARLES SCHNEIDER

CRAIG JAMISON

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CEN...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 6 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
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for in... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
833
times performed,
71% of his services

1st 9th

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

18
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,495an average of $15 per time performed $8,330
an average of $10 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
126
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 1st

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

109
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,694an average of $69 per time performed $5,292
an average of $42 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
116
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 12th

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

28
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$232an average of $2 per time performed $116
an average of $1 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 17th

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

48
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,704an average of $92 per time performed $3,100
an average of $50 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
16
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 7th

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

15
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$784an average of $49 per time performed $400
an average of $25 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
1% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,382an average of $414 per time performed $1,612
an average of $124 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 "Physician Assistant." 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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