Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $263 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
473
Rank: 5th
out of 18 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,643
Rank: 5th
out of 18 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.5 This Provider
Avg 3.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$99K
Rank: 7th
out of 18 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$209 This Provider
Avg $263

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 72 different services in 2015
(57 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

All Services

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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
335
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 1st

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

169
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$23,798.40an average of $71.04 per time performed $16,160.40
an average of $48.24 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
332
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

213
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$34,770.36an average of $104.73 per time performed $22,815.04
an average of $68.72 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
224
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 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, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$672.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $277.76
an average of $1.24 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
156
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 12th

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

156
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,844.56an average of $159.26 per time performed $15,662.40
an average of $100.40 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Air and bone conduction assessment of hearing loss and sp... +

Air and bone conduction assessment of hearing loss and speech recognition ×

Service Code: 92557
Performed in an office
84
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

83
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,116.40an average of $37.10 per time performed $2,078.16
an average of $24.74 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope ×

Service Code: 31575
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 5th

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

53
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,590.66an average of $115.01 per time performed $5,198.16
an average of $78.76 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
57
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 2nd

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

57
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,824.83an average of $102.19 per time performed $3,699.30
an average of $64.90 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of paranasal sinus, less than 3 views

Service Code: 70210
Performed in an office
49
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

44
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,530.76an average of $31.24 per time performed $934.43
an average of $19.07 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of skin debris and drainage of mastoid cavity

Service Code: 69220
Performed in an office
35
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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,671.45an average of $133.47 per time performed $3,211.60
an average of $91.76 per time performed
medical
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
26
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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$613.08an average of $23.58 per time performed $434.98
an average of $16.73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eardrum testing using ear probe

Service Code: 92567
Performed in an office
19
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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$273.98an average of $14.42 per time performed $171.38
an average of $9.02 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Complex control of nose bleed

Service Code: 30903
Performed in an office
19
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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,748.89an average of $197.31 per time performed $2,760.32
an average of $145.28 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pure tone air conduction threshold hearing assessment

Service Code: 92552
Performed in an office
18
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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$509.22an average of $28.29 per time performed $392.58
an average of $21.81 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 8th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$780.98an average of $45.94 per time performed $486.03
an average of $28.59 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Incision of eardrum with insertion of eardrum tube under ... +

Incision of eardrum with insertion of eardrum tube under local or topical anesthesia ×

Service Code: 69433
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.79% of his services

15th 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
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,508.48an average of $192.96 per time performed $1,776.71
an average of $136.67 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.

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Darrell A Kammer
Average for Otolaryngology 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 2015 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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