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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $140 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
419
Rank: 42nd
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,900
Rank: 5th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$216K
Rank: 2nd
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$516 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $140

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Christopher R. Johnson
Average for Family Practice 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

Christopher R. Johnson

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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,647
times performed,
24% of his services

1st Alert

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

243
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,470an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,142
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 47th

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

248
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,710an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for in... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
944
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,992an average of $18 per time performed $9,440
an average of $10 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
717
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 8th

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

163
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,340an average of $20 per time performed $717
an average of $1 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
560
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 1st

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

284
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$49,280an average of $88 per time performed $26,320
an average of $47 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in an office
498
times performed,
7% of his services

6th Alert

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

216
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$354,078an average of $711 per time performed $91,134
an average of $183 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64484
Performed in an office
376
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert

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

175
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$133,480an average of $355 per time performed $27,448
an average of $73 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
232
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 35th

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

106
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$30,624an average of $132 per time performed $11,832
an average of $51 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
111
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 27th

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

110
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,763an average of $133 per time performed $6,771
an average of $61 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert

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

70
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,295an average of $205 per time performed $5,643
an average of $57 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
95
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 2nd

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

72
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$14,820an average of $156 per time performed $7,315
an average of $77 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 118th

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

77
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,126an average of $117 per time performed $2,106
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,867an average of $143 per time performed $1,794
an average of $26 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,845an average of $315 per time performed $2,961
an average of $47 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections and continuous infusion into lower or sacral s... +

Injections and continuous infusion into lower or sacral spinal canal ×

Service Code: 62319
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.86% of his services

15th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,070an average of $730 per time performed $7,198
an average of $122 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of dye for x-ray imaging of shoulder joint

Service Code: 23350
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.8% of his services

16th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,325an average of $315 per time performed $5,830
an average of $106 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of dye for x-ray imaging of hip joint

Service Code: 27093
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.64% of his services

17th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,688an average of $402 per time performed $5,500
an average of $125 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.51% of his services

18th 108th

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,025an average of $115 per time performed $735
an average of $21 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.42% of his services

19th 150th

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

28
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,480an average of $120 per time performed $609
an average of $21 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.26% of his services

20th 63rd

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,266an average of $237 per time performed $2,052
an average of $114 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
16
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st 10th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$912an average of $57 per time performed $432
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72070
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

22nd Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,002an average of $154 per time performed $325
an average of $25 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 "Sports 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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