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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $260 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
95
Rank: 101st
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
689
Rank: 77th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.3 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$36.1K
Rank: 77th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$380 This Provider
Avg $260

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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Jeffrey G. Hessing
Average for Orthopedic Surgery 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.

Organizations

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

Patients saw before

Jeffrey G. Hessing

Patients saw after

Individuals

ROBERT HORSEMAN

BRENT CHILDERS

Organizations

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

TREASURE VALLEY HOSPITA...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
336
times performed,
49% of his services

1st 2nd

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

32
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,352an average of $7 per time performed $336
an average of $1 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 8th

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

68
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,520an average of $128 per time performed $1,800
an average of $20 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
42
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 4th

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

32
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,602an average of $181 per time performed $2,058
an average of $49 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
38
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

29
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,446an average of $117 per time performed $1,786
an average of $47 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 6th

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

35
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,020an average of $172 per time performed $2,415
an average of $69 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
34
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 5th

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

26
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,448an average of $72 per time performed $1,020
an average of $30 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
33
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 7th

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

31
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,544an average of $168 per time performed $2,244
an average of $68 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 43rd

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

24
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$87,864an average of $3,661 per time performed $3,024
an average of $126 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endos... +

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29824
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 67th

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

23
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$88,803an average of $3,861 per time performed $6,417
an average of $279 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endos... +

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29823
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$70,433an average of $3,707 per time performed $3,705
an average of $195 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 73rd

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

15
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$94,935an average of $6,329 per time performed $11,190
an average of $746 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 "Orthopaedic Surgery." 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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