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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $260 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
433
Rank: 6th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,223
Rank: 3rd
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$178K
Rank: 8th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$411 This Provider
Avg $260

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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Mark C. Meier
Average for Orthopedic Surgery 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

JOSEPH DAINES

STEFANI WESTERBERG

KAE LEINBERGER

EMILY RUPRECHT

MARGARET MCLAIN

Organizations

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

Patients saw before

Mark C. Meier

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSEPH DAINES

KAE LEINBERGER

STEFANI WESTERBERG

JEFFREY SYMMONDS

SHANE MCGONEGLE

Organizations

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 16 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
2,408
times performed,
57% of his services

1st 2nd

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

179
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$16,856an average of $7 per time performed $2,408
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
405
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 4th

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

199
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$73,305an average of $181 per time performed $17,820
an average of $44 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
326
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 5th

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

242
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$23,472an average of $72 per time performed $8,802
an average of $27 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
194
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 3rd

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

168
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$22,892an average of $118 per time performed $8,730
an average of $45 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 11th

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

126
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,870an average of $135 per time performed $4,212
an average of $26 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
151
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 13th

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

119
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,479an average of $129 per time performed $3,624
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 14th

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

118
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,732an average of $146 per time performed $4,118
an average of $29 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J7324
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,818an average of $331 per time performed $10,296
an average of $132 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
67
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 7th

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

64
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,256an average of $168 per time performed $4,623
an average of $69 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 15th

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

59
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$431,514an average of $7,074 per time performed $66,429
an average of $1,089 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of 2 or more joints, single view

Service Code: 77077
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert

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

52
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,580an average of $165 per time performed $1,508
an average of $29 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,
1% of his services

12th 6th

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

51
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,721an average of $171 per time performed $3,723
an average of $73 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
37
times performed,
0.88% of his services

13th 25th

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,292an average of $116 per time performed $1,702
an average of $46 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.85% of his services

14th 27th

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$236,664an average of $6,574 per time performed $38,052
an average of $1,057 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.71% of his services

15th 80th

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,200an average of $140 per time performed $750
an average of $25 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.54% of his services

16th 8th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,944an average of $128 per time performed $483
an average of $21 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 "Orthopaedic Surgery." 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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