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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
317
Rank: 87th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,679
Rank: 60th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.3 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$81.9K
Rank: 33rd
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$258 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $140

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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 W. Ippolito
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.

Patients saw before

Joseph W. Ippolito

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 13 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
539
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 2nd

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

189
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$60,368an average of $112 per time performed $35,035
an average of $65 per time performed
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
407
times performed,
24% of his services

2nd 1st

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

204
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$31,339an average of $77 per time performed $17,094
an average of $42 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
184
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 8th

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

37
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,840an average of $10 per time performed $184
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
179
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 25th

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

172
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,387an average of $153 per time performed $14,141
an average of $79 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
123
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 10th

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

76
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,781an average of $47 per time performed $3,198
an average of $26 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
64
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 7th

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,760an average of $90 per time performed $3,008
an average of $47 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
45
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 35th

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

29
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,780an average of $84 per time performed $1,935
an average of $43 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 157th

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,680an average of $120 per time performed $2,730
an average of $70 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
38
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 41st

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

32
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,330an average of $35 per time performed $494
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 44th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,166an average of $114 per time performed $1,273
an average of $67 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
15
times performed,
0.89% of his services

11th 61st

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$930an average of $62 per time performed $780
an average of $52 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
14
times performed,
0.83% of his services

12th 38th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,346an average of $239 per time performed $1,722
an average of $123 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.77% of his services

13th 65th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$325an average of $25 per time performed $286
an average of $22 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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