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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $759 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 49 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
405
Rank: 5th
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
23,346
Rank: 2nd
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
57.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 48.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$626K
Rank: 3rd
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,545 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $759

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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Svetlana Meier
Average for Rheumatology 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

MIKAEL LAGWINSKI

MICHAEL FUCHS

JAMES HILL

STEVEN MARX

MONTE MOORE

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Svetlana Meier

Patients saw after

Individuals

MIKAEL LAGWINSKI

MICHAEL FUCHS

IAN DAVEY

MONTE MOORE

QUINN DEMORDAUNT

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 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, abatacept (orencia), 10 mg

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
8,100
times performed,
35% of her services

1st 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 her patients
9.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$283,500an average of $35 per time performed $137,700
an average of $17 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, infliximab (remicade), 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
4,280
times performed,
18% of her services

2nd Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$385,200an average of $90 per time performed $205,440
an average of $48 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
1,049
times performed,
4% of her services

3rd 5th

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

379
patients got this service, 94% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$185,673an average of $177 per time performed $74,479
an average of $71 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
962
times performed,
4% of her services

4th 6th

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

374
patients got this service, 92% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$14,430an average of $15 per time performed $2,886
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
936
times performed,
4% of her services

5th Alert

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

369
patients got this service, 91% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,080an average of $30 per time performed $12,168
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
934
times performed,
4% of her services

6th Alert

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

369
patients got this service, 91% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,340an average of $10 per time performed $3,736
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
929
times performed,
4% of her services

7th Alert

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

368
patients got this service, 91% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,935an average of $15 per time performed $6,503
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
904
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 8th

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

360
patients got this service, 89% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$18,080an average of $20 per time performed $9,944
an average of $11 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
882
times performed,
4% of her services

9th 9th

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

124
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,820an average of $10 per time performed $882
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
720
times performed,
3% of her services

10th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,000an average of $25 per time performed $7,920
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement of antibody for assessment of autoimmune diso... +

Measurement of antibody for assessment of autoimmune disorder ×

Service Code: 86235
Performed in an office
632
times performed,
3% of her services

11th Alert

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

81
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,760an average of $55 per time performed $15,800
an average of $25 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
294
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 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 her patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$44,100an average of $150 per time performed $6,174
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Analysis of substance using immunoassay technique

Service Code: 83516
Performed in an office
242
times performed,
1% of her services

13th Alert

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

121
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,260an average of $30 per time performed $3,630
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
0.76% of her services

14th Alert

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

43
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,400an average of $300 per time performed $16,376
an average of $92 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
0.67% of her services

15th Alert

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

141
patients got this service, 35% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,340an average of $15 per time performed $624
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
0.63% of her services

16th Alert

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

98
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$57,477an average of $391 per time performed $21,462
an average of $146 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
0.59% of her services

17th Alert

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

136
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,520an average of $40 per time performed $3,036
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
0.58% of her services

18th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$57,375an average of $425 per time performed $23,355
an average of $173 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
0.57% of her services

19th Alert

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

128
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,660an average of $20 per time performed $665
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
0.54% of her services

20th Alert

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

126
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,970an average of $110 per time performed $7,366
an average of $58 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
123
times performed,
0.53% of her services

21st 22nd

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

123
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,456an average of $272 per time performed $14,391
an average of $117 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement of antibody for rheumatoid arthritis assessment +

Measurement of antibody for rheumatoid arthritis assessment ×

Service Code: 86200
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
0.52% of her services

22nd Alert

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

122
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,880an average of $40 per time performed $2,196
an average of $18 per time performed
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
0.52% of her services

23rd Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,178an average of $149 per time performed $6,222
an average of $51 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor level

Service Code: 86431
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
0.52% of her services

24th Alert

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

121
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,815an average of $15 per time performed $968
an average of $8 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.47% of her services

25th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,350an average of $150 per time performed $5,559
an average of $51 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
100
times performed,
0.43% of her services

26th 28th

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

66
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$19,500an average of $195 per time performed $4,900
an average of $49 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.41% of her services

27th Alert

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

89
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,075an average of $85 per time performed $3,895
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement of complement function (immune system proteins) +

Measurement of complement function (immune system proteins) ×

Service Code: 86161
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.4% of her services

28th Alert

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

47
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,820an average of $30 per time performed $1,504
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement of dna antibody

Service Code: 86225
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.35% of her services

29th Alert

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

81
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,116an average of $38 per time performed $1,558
an average of $19 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of leg or arm

Service Code: 76881
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.33% of her services

30th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,100an average of $300 per time performed $6,853
an average of $89 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for autoimmune disorder

Service Code: 86038
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.3% of her services

31st Alert

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

69
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,070an average of $30 per time performed $966
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cardiolipin antibody (tissue antibody) measurement

Service Code: 86147
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.25% of her services

32nd Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,480an average of $60 per time performed $2,030
an average of $35 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
52
times performed,
0.22% of her services

33rd 13th

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

50
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,240an average of $120 per time performed $2,444
an average of $47 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Beta 2 glycoprotein 1 antibody (autoantibody) measurement +

Beta 2 glycoprotein 1 antibody (autoantibody) measurement ×

Service Code: 86146
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.21% of her services

34th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,880an average of $60 per time performed $1,680
an average of $35 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
43
times performed,
0.18% of her services

35th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,720an average of $40 per time performed $731
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.18% of her services

36th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,300an average of $150 per time performed $1,680
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.12% of her services

37th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,015an average of $35 per time performed $377
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.11% of her services

38th 29th

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

25
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,125an average of $325 per time performed $1,425
an average of $57 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
23
times performed,
0.1% of her services

39th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,220an average of $140 per time performed $966
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Crystal identification from tissue or body fluid

Service Code: 89060
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.08% of her services

40th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$990an average of $55 per time performed $180
an average of $10 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
16
times performed,
0.07% of her services

41st Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,080an average of $130 per time performed $592
an average of $37 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 "Specialist." 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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