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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $140 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
784
Rank: 5th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,556
Rank: 13th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.8 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$161K
Rank: 7th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$205 This Provider
Avg $140

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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Reed I. Ward
Average for Family Practice 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

ALAN JENSEN

PETER VANCE

JAMES TAYLOR

JAMES EDLIN

DAVID WARDEN

Organizations

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

LABORATORY CORPORTION O...

Patients saw before

Reed I. Ward

Patients saw after

Individuals

ALAN JENSEN

DAVID WARDEN

JAMES EDLIN

PETER VANCE

JAMES TAYLOR

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORTION O...

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 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
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
913
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 1st

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

431
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$74,866an average of $82 per time performed $41,998
an average of $46 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
599
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 8th

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

64
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,594an average of $6 per time performed $599
an average of $1 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
599
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

394
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$64,692an average of $108 per time performed $38,935
an average of $65 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
472
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 3rd

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

372
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,888an average of $4 per time performed $1,416
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
190
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 16th

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

167
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$760an average of $4 per time performed $760
an average of $4 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
180
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 21st

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

168
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,260an average of $7 per time performed $720
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 6th

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$1,705an average of $11 per time performed $930
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
150
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 7th

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

59
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$11,700an average of $78 per time performed $7,800
an average of $52 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
138
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 63rd

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

138
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,908an average of $166 per time performed $13,110
an average of $95 per time performed
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
129
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 13th

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

64
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$5,160an average of $40 per time performed $1,935
an average of $15 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
119
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 38th

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

103
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,919an average of $201 per time performed $17,017
an average of $143 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
114
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 36th

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

114
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,420an average of $30 per time performed $1,368
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 9th

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

113
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,390an average of $30 per time performed $2,486
an average of $22 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
97
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 31st

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

57
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$10,185an average of $105 per time performed $7,275
an average of $75 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
85
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 44th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,180an average of $108 per time performed $6,460
an average of $76 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 52nd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$1,190an average of $17 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 82nd

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,705an average of $65 per time performed $2,109
an average of $37 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 27th

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

52
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,032an average of $116 per time performed $2,652
an average of $51 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.99% of his services

19th 29th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,530an average of $34 per time performed $855
an average of $19 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
43
times performed,
0.94% of his services

20th 35th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,440an average of $80 per time performed $1,849
an average of $43 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
36
times performed,
0.79% of his services

21st 19th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$756an average of $21 per time performed $504
an average of $14 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.75% of his services

22nd Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,666an average of $49 per time performed $1,020
an average of $30 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99306
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.66% of his services

23rd 68th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,770an average of $159 per time performed $3,630
an average of $121 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.59% of his services

24th 41st

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$756an average of $28 per time performed $270
an average of $10 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.5% of his services

25th 53rd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,955an average of $85 per time performed $1,265
an average of $55 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.44% of his services

26th 33rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$200an average of $10 per time performed $100
an average of $5 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.35% of his services

27th 80th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$752an average of $47 per time performed $560
an average of $35 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.29% of his services

28th 65th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$338an average of $26 per time performed $286
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.29% of his services

29th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$429an average of $33 per time performed $286
an average of $22 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 ... +

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.26% of his services

30th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,772an average of $231 per time performed $1,920
an average of $160 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 61st

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$480an average of $40 per time performed $480
an average of $40 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 "Family Medicine." 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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