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This Provider: At A Glance

Number of
Patients
274
Services
Performed
1,030
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$28.8K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$105

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

MICHAEL CURTIN

KATRINA JOHNSON

ALEJANDRO HOMAECHEVARRIA

WAYNE MORTENSEN

JAMES HILL

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

Patients saw before

KURT NILSSON MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

KATRINA JOHNSON

MICHAEL CURTIN

ALEJANDRO HOMAECHEVARRIA

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 43 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
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
241
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 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, 46% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,277an average of $126 per time performed $7,813
an average of $32 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 a facility
170
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

111
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,330an average of $49 per time performed $5,715
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
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
108
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

81
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,700an average of $25 per time performed $1,807
an average of $17 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 a facility
93
times performed,
9% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

93
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,579an average of $103 per time performed $4,347
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
8% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

64
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,557an average of $83 per time performed $1,857
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,440an average of $24 per time performed $413
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in a facility
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

33
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,073an average of $29 per time performed $285
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of leg or arm

Service Code: 76881
Performed in a facility
31
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

28
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,387an average of $77 per time performed $745
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,970an average of $99 per time performed $931
an average of $31 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 a facility
20
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, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,500an average of $75 per time performed $1,057
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in a facility
16
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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$448an average of $28 per time performed $124
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in a facility
15
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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$435an average of $29 per time performed $119
an average of $8 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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Kurt J Nilsson
Average for Sports Medicine 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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