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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $162 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
464
Rank: 1st
out of 8 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,715
Rank: 1st
out of 8 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.7 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$98.7K
Rank: 2nd
out of 8 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$213 This Provider
Avg $162

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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Steven R. Boyea
Average for Hand 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.

Patients saw before

Steven R. Boyea

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

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
288
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 1st

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

249
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$32,832an average of $114 per time performed $13,824
an average of $48 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
229
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd Alert

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

163
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,374an average of $6 per time performed $229
an average of $1 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 5th

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

79
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$29,184an average of $192 per time performed $5,624
an average of $37 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
152
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 3rd

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

114
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,184an average of $67 per time performed $4,256
an average of $28 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert

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

83
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,856an average of $72 per time performed $2,829
an average of $23 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
123
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

74
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,551an average of $37 per time performed $1,722
an average of $14 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
116
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 4th

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

116
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,604an average of $169 per time performed $7,888
an average of $68 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
74
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

74
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,388an average of $262 per time performed $7,622
an average of $103 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,525an average of $85 per time performed $1,755
an average of $27 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert

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

52
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$75,516an average of $1,302 per time performed $15,892
an average of $274 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
52
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

37
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,360an average of $180 per time performed $1,716
an average of $33 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,354an average of $78 per time performed $989
an average of $23 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,323an average of $203 per time performed $1,640
an average of $40 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, long arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass +

Cast supplies, long arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4006
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,760an average of $69 per time performed $760
an average of $19 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$48,951an average of $1,813 per time performed $5,508
an average of $204 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of bone joints between wrist and fingers

Service Code: 25447
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$76,024an average of $2,924 per time performed $15,860
an average of $610 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of wrist bone

Service Code: 25210
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,928an average of $872 per time performed $4,344
an average of $181 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, gauntlet cast (includes lower forearm and ... +

Cast supplies, gauntlet cast (includes lower forearm and hand), adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4014
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$874an average of $38 per time performed $437
an average of $19 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 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
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,224an average of $68 per time performed $378
an average of $21 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.87% of his services

20th 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,165an average of $211 per time performed $570
an average of $38 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of cast, elbow to finger (short arm)

Service Code: 29075
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.82% 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
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,158an average of $297 per time performed $840
an average of $60 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal (less than 1.5 centimeters) muscle growth of hand... +

Removal (less than 1.5 centimeters) muscle growth of hand or finger ×

Service Code: 26116
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.7% of his services

22nd 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
$17,616an average of $1,468 per time performed $3,816
an average of $318 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 "Hand 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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