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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $687 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
278
Rank: 7th
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
30,204
Rank: 3rd
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
108.6 This Provider
Avg 54.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$544K
Rank: 2nd
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,957 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $687

Note: About 82% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicar... +

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered) ×

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
9,025
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 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, 5% of his patients
9.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$270,750an average of $30 per time performed $145,934
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
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
672
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 5th

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

199
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$4,932an average of $7 per time performed $1,922
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
619
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

170
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,547an average of $20 per time performed $6,308
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
586
times performed,
2% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

210
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$72,078an average of $123 per time performed $26,511
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
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
575
times performed,
2% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

185
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,418an average of $13 per time performed $2,030
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
345
times performed,
1% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

52
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,444an average of $16 per time performed $438
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
210
times performed,
0.7% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$52,101an average of $248 per time performed $19,652
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
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
183
times performed,
0.61% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

90
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,551an average of $36 per time performed $2,207
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
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
171
times performed,
0.57% of his services

9th 7th

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

116
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$31,293an average of $183 per time performed $10,713
an average of $63 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
143
times performed,
0.47% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,002an average of $14 per time performed $30
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of arm or leg

Service Code: 76882
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.28% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,794an average of $79 per time performed $2,022
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.25% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,128an average of $54 per time performed $1,570
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.24% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

48
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,047an average of $439 per time performed $10,640
an average of $146 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.16% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,764an average of $179 per time performed $1,993
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of leg or arm

Service Code: 76881
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.15% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,024an average of $296 per time performed $3,866
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.09% of his services

16th 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, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$349an average of $12 per time performed $97
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.09% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,312an average of $127 per time performed $1,242
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.08% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,072an average of $283 per time performed $2,439
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.08% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,889an average of $236 per time performed $1,124
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.05% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,205an average of $138 per time performed $720
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.04% of his services

21st 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$546an average of $42 per time performed $301
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
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
13
times performed,
0.04% of his services

22nd 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$208an average of $16 per time performed $153
an average of $12 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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