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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
257
Rank: 131st
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,433
Rank: 83rd
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.6 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$53K
Rank: 77th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$206 This Provider
Avg $140

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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Kurt J. Nilsson
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.

Individuals

ALEJANDRO HOMAECHEVARRIA

KATRINA JOHNSON

MICHAEL CURTIN

JAMES HILL

MICHAEL FUCHS

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATI...

Patients saw before

Kurt J. Nilsson

Patients saw after

Individuals

MICHAEL CURTIN

ALEJANDRO HOMAECHEVARRIA

KATRINA JOHNSON

SHANE BALL

ANDREW CHAI

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
456
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 8th

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

94
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,280an average of $5 per time performed $456
an average of $1 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
162
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 35th

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

88
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$31,914an average of $197 per time performed $7,776
an average of $48 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
135
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 1st

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

90
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$16,065an average of $119 per time performed $6,210
an average of $46 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
96
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 10th

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

75
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,216an average of $96 per time performed $2,784
an average of $29 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular ... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert

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
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,048an average of $171 per time performed $10,032
an average of $114 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 a facility
73
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 71st

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

31
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,395an average of $115 per time performed $2,336
an average of $32 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert

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

59
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,105an average of $385 per time performed $8,176
an average of $112 per time performed
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
51
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 27th

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

51
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,721an average of $171 per time performed $3,468
an average of $68 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 108th

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

34
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,075an average of $75 per time performed $902
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of leg or arm

Service Code: 76881
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert

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

40
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,963an average of $243 per time performed $2,788
an average of $68 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,400an average of $110 per time performed $1,240
an average of $31 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 a facility
35
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 4th

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

30
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,715an average of $49 per time performed $1,295
an average of $37 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,154an average of $134 per time performed $1,209
an average of $39 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 a facility
31
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 49th

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$775an average of $25 per time performed $589
an average of $19 per time performed
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 a facility
18
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 94th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,854an average of $103 per time performed $1,008
an average of $56 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
1% of his services

16th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$833an average of $49 per time performed $595
an average of $35 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 2nd

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,890an average of $170 per time performed $1,156
an average of $68 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 111th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,504an average of $94 per time performed $416
an average of $26 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.84% of his services

19th 56th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,440an average of $120 per time performed $552
an average of $46 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 "Sports 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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