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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
430
Services
Performed
1,879
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$275K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$640

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.

Individuals

STEPHEN POMERANZ

LEE GOULD

JEREMY OSTERMILLER

CRAIG FLINDERS

MARK TERRY

Organizations

ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL MED...

TRI-STATE MEMORIAL HOSP...

Patients saw before

Gregory Dean Dietrich MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

JEREMY OSTERMILLER

CRAIG FLINDERS

LEE GOULD

PAUL SANCHIRICO

BRET PAULSON

Organizations

ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL MED...

TRI-STATE MEMORIAL HOSP...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 108 different services in 2014
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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
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
167
times performed,
9% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

139
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,046an average of $138 per time performed $8,756
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

94
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,892an average of $104 per time performed $3,997
an average of $25 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
128
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

59
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$690an average of $5 per time performed $177
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
6% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

99
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,840an average of $82 per time performed $3,535
an average of $29 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
93
times performed,
5% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

88
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,879an average of $203 per time performed $7,038
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

85
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$97,249an average of $1,093 per time performed $10,089
an average of $113 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
80
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

80
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,960an average of $312 per time performed $9,510
an average of $119 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization +

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization ×

Service Code: 22851
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$104,127an average of $1,707 per time performed $18,291
an average of $300 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,172an average of $103 per time performed $1,153
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spin... +

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63047
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 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, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$175,909an average of $3,665 per time performed $26,650
an average of $555 per time performed
medical
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
37
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,548an average of $204 per time performed $2,728
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Bone marrow aspiration

Service Code: 38220
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,172an average of $810 per time performed $1,214
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posteri... +

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22633
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$270,655an average of $7,733 per time performed $47,038
an average of $1,344 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
33
times performed,
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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,448an average of $256 per time performed $1,373
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,584an average of $237 per time performed $1,296
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord... +

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63048
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 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, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$31,744an average of $1,024 per time performed $4,852
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of neck for stabilization, 1 interspace ×

Service Code: 22840
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 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, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$86,103an average of $3,189 per time performed $15,189
an average of $563 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,675an average of $107 per time performed $655
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,066an average of $86 per time performed $462
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,712an average of $272 per time performed $1,980
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of bone with release of spinal cord or sp... +

Partial removal of bone with release of spinal cord or spinal nerves of 1 interspace in lower spine ×

Service Code: 63030
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
1% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$85,305an average of $4,490 per time performed $12,128
an average of $638 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.8% 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, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,410an average of $94 per time performed $334
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 3 to 6 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22842
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.8% of his services

23rd 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$47,895an average of $3,193 per time performed $8,399
an average of $560 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.69% of his services

24th 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, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,052an average of $1,004 per time performed $1,200
an average of $92 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.64% of his services

25th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,280an average of $190 per time performed $836
an average of $70 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.

Gregory Dean Dietrich
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine 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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