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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $260 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
312
Rank: 25th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,315
Rank: 15th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.4 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$52.9K
Rank: 60th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$170 This Provider
Avg $260

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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Joseph R. Petersen
Average for Orthopedic Surgery 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

FREDERICK FITTS

SPENCER ROBERTSON

GLEN PAGE

LANNY CAMPBELL

JOHN DAY

Organizations

IHC HEALTH SERVICES INC

ST. LUKE'S MAGIC VALLEY...

Patients saw before

Joseph R. Petersen

Patients saw after

Individuals

FREDERICK FITTS

SPENCER ROBERTSON

GLEN PAGE

JOHN DAY

JAMES SPACKMAN

Organizations

IHC HEALTH SERVICES INC

ST. LUKE'S MAGIC VALLEY...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 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, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
811
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 2nd

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

108
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,433an average of $3 per time performed $811
an average of $1 per time performed
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
481
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 1st

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,734an average of $14 per time performed $4,810
an average of $10 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
368
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 5th

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

198
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,720an average of $40 per time performed $10,304
an average of $28 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
207
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 4th

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

90
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,939an average of $77 per time performed $8,487
an average of $41 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 10th

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

42
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,590an average of $30 per time performed $1,060
an average of $20 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine, 1 view

Service Code: 72020
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,325an average of $25 per time performed $795
an average of $15 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
2% of his services

7th Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,890an average of $42 per time performed $1,215
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 35th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,209an average of $31 per time performed $936
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 22nd

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

37
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,026an average of $27 per time performed $570
an average of $15 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
29
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 7th

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

29
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,871an average of $99 per time performed $2,262
an average of $78 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 55th

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

25
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,090an average of $465 per time performed $6,214
an average of $239 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 36th

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

25
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,375an average of $495 per time performed $5,925
an average of $237 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $36 per time performed $425
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both knees, standing, front to back view

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.95% of his services

14th 26th

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

22
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$726an average of $33 per time performed $506
an average of $23 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.95% of his services

15th 60th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,254an average of $57 per time performed $792
an average of $36 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.82% of his services

16th 54th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$532an average of $28 per time performed $399
an average of $21 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip on one side of body, 1 view

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.73% of his services

17th 39th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$459an average of $27 per time performed $289
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, 1 view

Service Code: 73020
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th Alert

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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$300an average of $25 per time performed $180
an average of $15 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an endoscope

Service Code: 29881
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.52% of his services

19th 75th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,236an average of $603 per time performed $4,524
an average of $377 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.48% of his services

20th Alert

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,610an average of $510 per time performed $2,552
an average of $232 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 "Specialist." 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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