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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $102 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
618
Rank: 8th
out of 269 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,458
Rank: 16th
out of 269 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$70.5K
Rank: 16th
out of 269 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$114 This Provider
Avg $102

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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Matthew J. Merzlock
Average for Physician Assistant Providers in Idaho

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 71 different services in 2013
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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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
448
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 5th

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

326
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$50,512an average of $113 per time performed $25,688
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
362
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 9th

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

273
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,531an average of $4 per time performed $1,057
an average of $3 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
210
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 61st

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

177
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,378an average of $7 per time performed $888
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
185
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 40th

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

164
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,037an average of $38 per time performed $3,071
an average of $17 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
172
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 1st

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

142
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,607an average of $79 per time performed $6,727
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
7% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

96
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,724an average of $69 per time performed $6,975
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
6% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

126
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,565an average of $12 per time performed $819
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
5% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

77
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,302an average of $90 per time performed $6,173
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge management, more than 30 minutes +

Nursing facility discharge management, more than 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99316
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 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, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,869an average of $85 per time performed $6,081
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of paranasal sinus, less than 3 views

Service Code: 70210
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
1% 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, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$980an average of $34 per time performed $506
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,271an average of $45 per time performed $623
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$672an average of $24 per time performed $442
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 20th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$843an average of $31 per time performed $357
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99310
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.98% 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,201an average of $133 per time performed $1,992
an average of $83 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of abdomen

Service Code: 74020
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.9% of his services

15th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,022an average of $46 per time performed $458
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.73% of his services

16th 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$580an average of $32 per time performed $344
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.61% of his services

17th 97th

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: 1.1)
$656an average of $44 per time performed $370
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.61% of his services

18th 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$86an average of $6 per time performed $66
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.61% of his services

19th 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,699an average of $113 per time performed $1,314
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views mini... +

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views minimum 6 views ×

Service Code: 72114
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.57% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$964an average of $69 per time performed $475
an average of $34 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
13
times performed,
0.53% of his services

21st 39th

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)
$2,273an average of $175 per time performed $1,008
an average of $78 per time performed
drug
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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.45% 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$165an average of $15 per time performed $158
an average of $14 per time performed

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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