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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
152
Rank: 152nd
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,253
Rank: 33rd
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$22.7K
Rank: 77th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$149 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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Thomas W. Tryon
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

STEVEN KOGA

CHARLES SCHNEIDER

JOHN SMITH

CRAIG JAMISON

Organizations

WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CEN...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

Patients saw before

Thomas W. Tryon

Patients saw after

Individuals

GEORGE NICOLA

CHARLES SCHNEIDER

CRAIG JAMISON

HODAKA ABE

JOHN SMITH

Organizations

WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CEN...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 8 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
880
times performed,
70% of his services

1st 9th

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

24
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,080an average of $16 per time performed $7,920
an average of $9 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
128
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 1st

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

101
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,832an average of $69 per time performed $5,248
an average of $41 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
110
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 12th

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

22
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$220an average of $2 per time performed $110
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
64
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 17th

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

44
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,696an average of $89 per time performed $2,944
an average of $46 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 45th

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

32
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,874an average of $261 per time performed $5,202
an average of $153 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 111th

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

12
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$616an average of $44 per time performed $238
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.96% of his services

7th 118th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$420an average of $35 per time performed $228
an average of $19 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of collar bone

Service Code: 23120
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.88% of his services

8th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$605an average of $55 per time performed $418
an average of $38 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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