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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $103 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
268
Rank: 61st
out of 301 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
834
Rank: 61st
out of 301 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$21.7K
Rank: 80th
out of 301 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$81 This Provider
Avg $103

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

TONY ROISUM

PETER VANCE

JASON LANCE

JAMES TAYLOR

ALLEN SALEM

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

Patients saw before

MATTHEW MERZLOCK PA-C

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
167
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 5th

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

148
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$18,727an average of $112 per time performed $8,629
an average of $52 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
126
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 10th

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

116
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$504an average of $4 per time performed $368
an average of $3 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
86
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

81
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,431an average of $75 per time performed $3,182
an average of $37 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
84
times performed,
10% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

78
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$546an average of $7 per time performed $355
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
64
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 49th

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

64
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,355an average of $37 per time performed $1,016
an average of $16 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
45
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

23
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,074an average of $68 per time performed $1,803
an average of $40 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
37
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

37
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$397an average of $11 per time performed $171
an average of $5 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
28
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

24
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,561an average of $91 per time performed $1,454
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of abdomen

Service Code: 74020
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$757an average of $45 per time performed $380
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of paranasal sinus, less than 3 views

Service Code: 70210
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 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, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$604an average of $38 per time performed $279
an average of $17 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
13
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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,122an average of $86 per time performed $860
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
11
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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$290an average of $26 per time performed $156
an average of $14 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
11
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$732an average of $67 per time performed $358
an average of $33 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.

Matthew J Merzlock
Average for Physician Assistant 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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