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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $192 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
589
Rank: 23rd
out of 206 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,054
Rank: 15th
out of 206 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.2 This Provider
Avg 3.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$188K
Rank: 3rd
out of 206 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$319 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $192

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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Alan G. Avondet
Average for Internal Medicine 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.

Patients saw before

Alan G. Avondet

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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
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
704
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 2nd

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

334
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$125,312an average of $178 per time performed $46,464
an average of $66 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
495
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 13th

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

130
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$47,025an average of $95 per time performed $14,355
an average of $29 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patie... +

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90961
Performed in an office
409
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd Alert

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

51
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$173,825an average of $425 per time performed $71,166
an average of $174 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
262
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 1st

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

177
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$32,488an average of $124 per time performed $11,266
an average of $43 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
255
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 28th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$765an average of $3 per time performed $255
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
171
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 29th

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

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$13,509an average of $79 per time performed $5,130
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
109
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 5th

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

97
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,398an average of $22 per time performed $763
an average of $7 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
89
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 19th

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

76
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,292an average of $228 per time performed $8,811
an average of $99 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hemodialysis procedure with one physician evaluation

Service Code: 90935
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 68th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$15,405an average of $195 per time performed $4,424
an average of $56 per time performed
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 (not otherwise specified) ×

Service Code: Q2039
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert

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

73
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,520an average of $20 per time performed $912
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 18th

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

73
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,268an average of $43 per time performed $1,672
an average of $22 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
72
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 12th

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

57
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,272an average of $226 per time performed $5,616
an average of $78 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient ... +

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90962
Performed in an office
53
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, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,331an average of $327 per time performed $7,155
an average of $135 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
33
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 97th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,742an average of $174 per time performed $1,485
an average of $45 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.95% of his services

15th 51st

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,610an average of $90 per time performed $1,131
an average of $39 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
28
times performed,
0.92% of his services

16th 53rd

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,096an average of $182 per time performed $1,820
an average of $65 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.75% of his services

17th 15th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,059an average of $133 per time performed $1,219
an average of $53 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.69% of his services

18th 62nd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,575an average of $75 per time performed $567
an average of $27 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.62% of his services

19th 3rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,413an average of $127 per time performed $1,007
an average of $53 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.59% of his services

20th 83rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,962an average of $109 per time performed $648
an average of $36 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
17
times performed,
0.56% of his services

21st 16th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,326an average of $78 per time performed $493
an average of $29 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or ... +

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or less ×

Service Code: 99315
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.52% of his services

22nd Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,760an average of $110 per time performed $848
an average of $53 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 "Internal 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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