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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $759 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 49 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
357
Rank: 7th
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,508
Rank: 4th
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
43.4 This Provider
Avg 48.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$412K
Rank: 4th
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,155 This Provider
Avg $759

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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Craig W. Wiesenhutter
Average for Rheumatology 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

Craig W. Wiesenhutter

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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, abatacept (orencia), 10 mg

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
8,500
times performed,
55% of his services

1st Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
8.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$255,000an average of $30 per time performed $144,500
an average of $17 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, infliximab (remicade), 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
3,110
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$261,240an average of $84 per time performed $158,610
an average of $51 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
756
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 6th

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

232
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$9,828an average of $13 per time performed $2,268
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
639
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 8th

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

170
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$23,643an average of $37 per time performed $7,029
an average of $11 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
602
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 13th

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

217
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$72,240an average of $120 per time performed $28,896
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
558
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

199
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,486an average of $17 per time performed $2,232
an average of $4 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
1% of his services

7th Alert

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

105
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,525an average of $35 per time performed $2,580
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
210
times performed,
1% of his services

8th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
6.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,760an average of $256 per time performed $20,370
an average of $97 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
198
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 5th

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

125
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$34,650an average of $175 per time performed $12,870
an average of $65 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
135
times performed,
0.87% of his services

10th 9th

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

30
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,160an average of $16 per time performed $135
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.57% of his services

11th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,984an average of $56 per time performed $1,958
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.55% of his services

12th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,190an average of $14 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.52% of his services

13th 29th

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

81
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,275an average of $275 per time performed $4,617
an average of $57 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.52% of his services

14th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,520an average of $294 per time performed $13,440
an average of $168 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.5% of his services

15th 22nd

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

78
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,216an average of $272 per time performed $7,878
an average of $101 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cryoglobulin (protein) measurement

Service Code: 82595
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.26% of his services

16th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,160an average of $29 per time performed $360
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.19% of his services

17th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$551an average of $19 per time performed $116
an average of $4 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
25
times performed,
0.16% of his services

18th 28th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,625an average of $185 per time performed $1,175
an average of $47 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
23
times performed,
0.15% of his services

19th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$391an average of $17 per time performed $276
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.14% of his services

20th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$946an average of $43 per time performed $484
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.11% of his services

21st Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,244an average of $132 per time performed $833
an average of $49 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.1% of his services

22nd Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$304an average of $19 per time performed $64
an average of $4 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 "Rheumatology." 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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