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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $192 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
550
Rank: 29th
out of 206 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,280
Rank: 32nd
out of 206 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.1 This Provider
Avg 3.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$82.7K
Rank: 51st
out of 206 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$150 This Provider
Avg $192

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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Shawn D. Speirs
Average for Internal Medicine 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

BRADY COOK

SCOTT TAYLOR

PETER VANCE

JAMES TAYLOR

ALAN WRAY

Organizations

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL LLC

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

Patients saw before

Shawn D. Speirs

Patients saw after

Individuals

SCOTT TAYLOR

BRADY COOK

PETER VANCE

DAVID WARDEN

CHRISTOPHER HARKER

Organizations

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL LLC

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
555
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 1st

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

284
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$40,515an average of $73 per time performed $22,200
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
549
times performed,
24% of his services

2nd 9th

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

50
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
11
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 8.5)
$3,294an average of $6 per time performed $3,294
an average of $6 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
255
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

183
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$27,795an average of $109 per time performed $15,045
an average of $59 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
132
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

75
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$8,448an average of $64 per time performed $6,468
an average of $49 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,
5% of his services

5th 28th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$116an average of $1 per time performed $116
an average of $1 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 27th

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

91
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,374an average of $114 per time performed $8,918
an average of $98 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
90
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 8th

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

48
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,370an average of $93 per time performed $6,300
an average of $70 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
59
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 24th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,298an average of $22 per time performed $767
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 18th

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

56
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,120an average of $20 per time performed $1,120
an average of $20 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 40th

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

56
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$784an average of $14 per time performed $728
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
55
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 15th

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

51
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,520an average of $64 per time performed $2,695
an average of $49 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 43rd

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

38
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$216an average of $4 per time performed $216
an average of $4 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
52
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 19th

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

51
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,916an average of $133 per time performed $4,680
an average of $90 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
36
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 10th

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

36
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,624an average of $184 per time performed $4,356
an average of $121 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged inpatient or observation hospital service first... +

Prolonged inpatient or observation hospital service first hour ×

Service Code: 99356
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,480an average of $80 per time performed $1,953
an average of $63 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
20
times performed,
0.88% of his services

16th 16th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$880an average of $44 per time performed $540
an average of $27 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.83% of his services

17th 13th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$703an average of $37 per time performed $513
an average of $27 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
16
times performed,
0.7% of his services

18th 5th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$400an average of $25 per time performed $112
an average of $7 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
13
times performed,
0.57% of his services

19th 53rd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,430an average of $110 per time performed $832
an average of $64 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 ... +

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.57% of his services

20th 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,496an average of $192 per time performed $1,547
an average of $119 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.53% of his services

21st 56th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$972an average of $81 per time performed $540
an average of $45 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 "Internal 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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