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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $247 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
646
Rank: 2nd
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,019
Rank: 2nd
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 3.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$194K
Rank: 1st
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$300 This Provider
Avg $247

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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Kevin J. Chang
Average for Pulmonary Disease 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

Kevin J. Chang

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

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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
777
times performed,
26% of his services

1st 1st

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

174
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$91,686an average of $118 per time performed $40,404
an average of $52 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
514
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 5th

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

253
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$85,838an average of $167 per time performed $36,494
an average of $71 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
275
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

107
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$103,675an average of $377 per time performed $44,275
an average of $161 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
216
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

159
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$24,192an average of $112 per time performed $9,720
an average of $45 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
179
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 3rd

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

61
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$30,609an average of $171 per time performed $13,246
an average of $74 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
160
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 16th

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

158
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,600an average of $85 per time performed $5,920
an average of $37 per time performed
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 18th

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

154
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,536an average of $106 per time performed $5,772
an average of $37 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
128
times performed,
4% of his services

8th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$256an average of $2 per time performed $128
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 19th

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

125
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,750an average of $110 per time performed $5,250
an average of $42 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
107
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 20th

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

107
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,392an average of $256 per time performed $12,519
an average of $117 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,092an average of $14 per time performed $780
an average of $10 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 21st

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

73
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,168an average of $318 per time performed $10,564
an average of $139 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 28th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,366an average of $118 per time performed $1,924
an average of $52 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
28
times performed,
0.93% of his services

14th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$980an average of $35 per time performed $504
an average of $18 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
25
times performed,
0.83% of his services

15th 27th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,175an average of $167 per time performed $1,800
an average of $72 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.66% of his services

16th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$660an average of $33 per time performed $420
an average of $21 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.66% of his services

17th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$300an average of $15 per time performed $260
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Multiple measurements and graphic recordings of the amoun... +

Multiple measurements and graphic recordings of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94070
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,890an average of $105 per time performed $774
an average of $43 per time performed
MEDICINE

Overnight measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using... +

Overnight measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using ear or finger device ×

Service Code: 94762
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.56% 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, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$680an average of $40 per time performed $170
an average of $10 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells us... +

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31624
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.53% of his services

20th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,648an average of $353 per time performed $1,136
an average of $71 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.4% of his services

21st 6th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$648an average of $54 per time performed $72
an average of $6 per time performed
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of lung airways using an endoscope

Service Code: 31625
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.4% 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,860an average of $405 per time performed $1,560
an average of $130 per time performed
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.4% of his services

23rd 9th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$828an average of $69 per time performed $108
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.36% of his services

24th 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
$660an average of $60 per time performed $286
an average of $26 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 "Pulmonary Disease." 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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