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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
418
Rank: 43rd
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,796
Rank: 56th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.3 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$67.3K
Rank: 44th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$161 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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Richard K. Bell
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.

Patients saw before

Richard K. Bell

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 19 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
657
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 1st

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

303
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$75,555an average of $115 per time performed $29,565
an average of $45 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
150
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 25th

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

150
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$34,200an average of $228 per time performed $11,850
an average of $79 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 9th

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

138
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,520an average of $40 per time performed $3,036
an average of $22 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
134
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 8th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$536an average of $4 per time performed $134
an average of $1 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 62nd

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

129
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,805an average of $45 per time performed $2,967
an average of $23 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
120
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 2nd

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

95
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$20,160an average of $168 per time performed $7,800
an average of $65 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
117
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 22nd

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

117
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,340an average of $20 per time performed $1,638
an average of $14 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 33rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,900an average of $25 per time performed $380
an average of $5 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
71
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 13th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,698an average of $38 per time performed $1,207
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 24th

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$481an average of $13 per time performed $111
an average of $3 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 82nd

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,800an average of $75 per time performed $912
an average of $38 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 30th

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,674an average of $167 per time performed $3,410
an average of $155 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 53rd

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,860an average of $130 per time performed $1,166
an average of $53 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 36th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$420an average of $20 per time performed $252
an average of $12 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
19
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 10th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,292an average of $68 per time performed $494
an average of $26 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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 35th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,880an average of $160 per time performed $864
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.78% of his services

17th 106th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$434an average of $31 per time performed $238
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.78% of his services

18th 61st

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,008an average of $72 per time performed $756
an average of $54 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.72% of his services

19th 80th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,365an average of $105 per time performed $481
an average of $37 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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