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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $385 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
217
Rank: 51st
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,013
Rank: 45th
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 4.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$70.2K
Rank: 57th
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$323 This Provider
Avg $385

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

PETER VANCE

JOHN STROBEL

JAMES TAYLOR

CHRISTOPHER HARKER

JASON LANCE

Organizations

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL LLC

Patients saw before

BENJAMIN GARNER DO

Patients saw after

Individuals

PETER VANCE

CHRISTOPHER HARKER

JOHN STROBEL

JAMES EDLIN

STEVEN SMITH

Organizations

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL LLC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 90 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
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
341
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

63
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,705an average of $5 per time performed $436
an average of $1 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
127
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

86
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,891an average of $133 per time performed $5,936
an average of $47 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
83
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 5th

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

83
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,351an average of $197 per time performed $5,614
an average of $68 per time performed
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 an office
67
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

40
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,132an average of $241 per time performed $2,557
an average of $38 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 24th

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

24
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$850an average of $17 per time performed $219
an average of $4 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
24
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 8th

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,728an average of $197 per time performed $1,748
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 48th

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,254an average of $1,236 per time performed $5,128
an average of $285 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 an office
12
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 7th

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$960an average of $80 per time performed $373
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 30th

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,496an average of $136 per time performed $480
an average of $44 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.

Benjamin B Garner
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery 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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