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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
378
Rank: 56th
out of 591 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,209
Rank: 55th
out of 591 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.8 This Provider
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$102K
Rank: 22nd
out of 591 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$269 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $152

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

MATTHEW WILLIAMSON

GEORGE STEPHENS

STEVEN LARSEN

DAVID CAMERON

LORIN BACHMAN

Organizations

POCATELLO HOSPITAL LLC

TANABELL HEALTH SERVICE...

Patients saw before

GERALD KNOUF MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

MATTHEW WILLIAMSON

STEVEN LARSEN

LORIN BACHMAN

GEORGE STEPHENS

DAVID CAMERON

Organizations

POCATELLO HOSPITAL LLC

TANABELL HEALTH SERVICE...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 47 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
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
650
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 2nd

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

209
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$65,507an average of $101 per time performed $43,407
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
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
610
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 1st

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

192
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$42,102an average of $69 per time performed $27,365
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
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
147
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 12th

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

30
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$3,535an average of $24 per time performed $2,423
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in an office
131
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 110th

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

119
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,006an average of $130 per time performed $12,224
an average of $93 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 15th

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

28
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,975an average of $16 per time performed $150
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 49th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$8,938an average of $96 per time performed $5,921
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein, patient 3 years or older

Service Code: 36410
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

69
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,380an average of $16 per time performed $850
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
67
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 17th

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

29
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,738an average of $41 per time performed $1,692
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 19th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$420an average of $12 per time performed $116
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 99th

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,519an average of $51 per time performed $905
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
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
23
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 63rd

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,612an average of $157 per time performed $1,984
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,135an average of $52 per time performed $774
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
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
18
times performed,
0.81% of his services

13th 3rd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$304an average of $17 per time performed $53
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
17
times performed,
0.77% of his services

14th 57th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,037an average of $61 per time performed $593
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.68% of his services

15th 135th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$259an average of $17 per time performed $187
an average of $12 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Gerald L Knouf
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Idaho

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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