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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $796 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 57 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
256
Rank: 6th
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
51,102
Rank: 2nd
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
199.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 57.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$666K
Rank: 2nd
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,600 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $796

Note: About 87% 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.

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

CRAIG WIESENHUTTER MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 44 different services in 2014
All Services

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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
7,650
times performed,
15% 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
7.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$246,330an average of $32 per time performed $133,646
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
3,480
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$320,264an average of $92 per time performed $196,690
an average of $57 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
753
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

206
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,518an average of $6 per time performed $2,146
an average of $3 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
715
times performed,
1% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

190
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,892an average of $8 per time performed $2,503
an average of $4 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
701
times performed,
1% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

182
patients got this service, 71% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,216an average of $16 per time performed $7,038
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
593
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

203
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$98,153an average of $166 per time performed $26,394
an average of $45 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
271
times performed,
0.53% of his services

7th 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, 16% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,528an average of $6 per time performed $65
an average of $0 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
238
times performed,
0.47% of his services

8th 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, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,326an average of $6 per time performed $321
an average of $1 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
185
times performed,
0.36% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

89
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,521an average of $35 per time performed $2,298
an average of $12 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
180
times performed,
0.35% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,032an average of $122 per time performed $7,472
an average of $42 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
155
times performed,
0.3% of his services

11th 8th

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

114
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$28,753an average of $186 per time performed $10,977
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of arm or leg

Service Code: 76882
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
0.24% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

108
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,237an average of $83 per time performed $2,921
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
123
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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,262an average of $51 per time performed $2,471
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
0.2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,342an average of $233 per time performed $9,140
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of leg or arm

Service Code: 76881
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.11% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

55
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,504an average of $295 per time performed $3,428
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
48
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

48
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,275an average of $131 per time performed $2,064
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.07% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$276an average of $7 per time performed $121
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
30
times performed,
0.06% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,044an average of $135 per time performed $1,289
an average of $43 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
29
times performed,
0.06% of his services

19th 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
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,491an average of $465 per time performed $1,349
an average of $47 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
20
times performed,
0.04% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,708an average of $285 per time performed $2,133
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
18
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
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$855an average of $48 per time performed $76
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.03% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$558an average of $43 per time performed $234
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cryoglobulin (protein) measurement

Service Code: 82595
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.02% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$168an average of $14 per time performed $104
an average of $9 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Craig W Wiesenhutter
Average for Rheumatology Providers in Idaho

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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