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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
724
Rank: 7th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,860
Rank: 4th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$147K
Rank: 9th
out of 548 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$203 This Provider
Avg $140

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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David A. Petersen
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

David A. Petersen

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 47 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
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
1,008
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 3rd

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

543
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$14,112an average of $14 per time performed $3,024
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
816
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 12th

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

499
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,928an average of $33 per time performed $10,608
an average of $13 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
758
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 1st

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

320
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$86,412an average of $114 per time performed $29,562
an average of $39 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
607
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 11th

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

426
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,175an average of $25 per time performed $6,677
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
507
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 6th

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
10.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$6,591an average of $13 per time performed $3,042
an average of $6 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
446
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 2nd

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

248
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$76,712an average of $172 per time performed $28,544
an average of $64 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
417
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 20th

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

345
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,097an average of $41 per time performed $9,174
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
398
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 37th

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

328
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,552an average of $24 per time performed $5,174
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
366
times performed,
5% of his services

9th 15th

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

218
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$8,418an average of $23 per time performed $3,660
an average of $10 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
362
times performed,
5% of his services

10th 19th

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

68
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$13,032an average of $36 per time performed $4,706
an average of $13 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
337
times performed,
4% of his services

11th 8th

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

60
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,348an average of $4 per time performed $337
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
292
times performed,
4% of his services

12th 14th

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

268
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,104an average of $62 per time performed $4,964
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 24th

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

143
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,155an average of $7 per time performed $495
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 48th

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

108
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,260an average of $10 per time performed $504
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detect... +

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 89th

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

108
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,104an average of $38 per time performed $756
an average of $7 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 88th

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

108
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,412an average of $189 per time performed $10,044
an average of $93 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
107
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

83
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$642an average of $6 per time performed $428
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 114th

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

67
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,992an average of $24 per time performed $913
an average of $11 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.99% of his services

19th 71st

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

78
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,134an average of $53 per time performed $2,028
an average of $26 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
67
times performed,
0.85% of his services

20th 35th

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

49
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$10,988an average of $164 per time performed $2,680
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.81% of his services

21st 58th

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

60
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$960an average of $15 per time performed $512
an average of $8 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.7% of his services

22nd 29th

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,915an average of $53 per time performed $660
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.7% of his services

23rd 9th

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

54
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,705an average of $31 per time performed $1,155
an average of $21 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,
0.55% of his services

24th 13th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,591an average of $37 per time performed $645
an average of $15 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.53% of his services

25th 30th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,350an average of $175 per time performed $6,510
an average of $155 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.41% of his services

26th 69th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,816an average of $213 per time performed $1,440
an average of $45 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
30
times performed,
0.38% of his services

27th 22nd

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$450an average of $15 per time performed $390
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.37% of his services

28th 107th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$348an average of $12 per time performed $116
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.36% of his services

29th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,008an average of $36 per time performed $532
an average of $19 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
28
times performed,
0.36% of his services

30th 10th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,932an average of $69 per time performed $728
an average of $26 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.36% of his services

31st 25th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,524an average of $233 per time performed $2,156
an average of $77 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.31% of his services

32nd 43rd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$720an average of $30 per time performed $240
an average of $10 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of diagnostic mammogram

Service Code: 77051
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.28% of his services

33rd Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$836an average of $38 per time performed $110
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.27% of his services

34th 135th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$840an average of $40 per time performed $441
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.27% of his services

35th 125th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,008an average of $48 per time performed $546
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

36th 61st

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,786an average of $94 per time performed $1,178
an average of $62 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

37th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,159an average of $61 per time performed $304
an average of $16 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.23% of his services

38th 65th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$234an average of $13 per time performed $234
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Diagnostic mammography, producing direct digital image, u... +

Diagnostic mammography, producing direct digital image, unilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0206
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.23% of his services

39th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,970an average of $165 per time performed $1,080
an average of $60 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.22% of his services

40th 60th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$510an average of $30 per time performed $119
an average of $7 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

41st 108th

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)
$672an average of $48 per time performed $182
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

42nd 111th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$812an average of $58 per time performed $238
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

43rd 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$221an average of $17 per time performed $65
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

44th 124th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,157an average of $89 per time performed $624
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

45th 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$169an average of $13 per time performed $78
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor analysis

Service Code: 86430
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

46th 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$156an average of $13 per time performed $96
an average of $8 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

47th 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
$924an average of $77 per time performed $300
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 "Family 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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