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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $89 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
563
Rank: 10th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,415
Rank: 8th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$90.4K
Rank: 10th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$161 This Provider
Avg $89

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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Seth A. Permann
Average for Physician Assistant 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

RYAN COLE

GAVIN POWELL

STEVEN KOGA

SUZANNE MCCONNAUGHEY

RANDALL HUTCHINGS

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CEN...

Patients saw before

Seth A. Permann

Patients saw after

Individuals

RYAN COLE

GAVIN POWELL

STEVEN KOGA

JAMES FIELD

STANLEY STRINGAM

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

WEST VALLEY MEDICAL CEN...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,372
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 2nd

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

227
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,976an average of $8 per time performed $5,488
an average of $4 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
417
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

324
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$32,526an average of $78 per time performed $15,429
an average of $37 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 8th

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

281
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,272an average of $88 per time performed $12,040
an average of $35 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 13th

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

169
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,244an average of $113 per time performed $9,588
an average of $51 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
175
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 7th

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

152
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,225an average of $47 per time performed $3,850
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum a... +

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum and ultraviolet b ×

Service Code: 96910
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
9.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,502an average of $71 per time performed $6,804
an average of $42 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
128
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 11th

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

128
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,368an average of $81 per time performed $4,224
an average of $33 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
122
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 12th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$244an average of $2 per time performed $122
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 28th

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

99
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,753an average of $117 per time performed $6,431
an average of $59 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 35th

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

55
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,636an average of $36 per time performed $2,020
an average of $20 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 57th

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

61
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,075an average of $175 per time performed $6,831
an average of $99 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
57
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 16th

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

57
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,498an average of $114 per time performed $2,736
an average of $48 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.97% of his services

13th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,039an average of $183 per time performed $2,475
an average of $75 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.82% of his services

14th 120th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,168an average of $256 per time performed $2,128
an average of $76 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.56% of his services

15th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$114an average of $6 per time performed $114
an average of $6 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.53% of his services

16th 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
$3,006an average of $167 per time performed $2,160
an average of $120 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.5% of his services

17th 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,633an average of $449 per time performed $4,352
an average of $256 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.47% of his services

18th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,712an average of $107 per time performed $816
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant a... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.47% of his services

19th 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
$2,160an average of $135 per time performed $992
an average of $62 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.38% of his services

20th 15th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$338an average of $26 per time performed $182
an average of $14 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.32% of his services

21st Alert

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,420an average of $220 per time performed $1,298
an average of $118 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 "Physician Assistant." 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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