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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $385 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
423
Rank: 8th
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,762
Rank: 8th
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.5 This Provider
Avg 4.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$180K
Rank: 8th
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$426 This Provider
Avg $385

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

ROBERT LLOYD

ROBERT FARNER

DEAN EASTON

CHRISTIN REISENAUER

ISAAC GRINDELAND

Organizations

PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRIC...

GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER INC

Patients saw before

STEVEN PENNINGTON M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

ROBERT LLOYD

ROBERT FARNER

DEAN EASTON

CHRISTIN REISENAUER

ROBERT SMITH

Organizations

PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRIC...

GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 102 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
drug
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,
32% of his services

1st 1st

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

125
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,808an average of $2 per time performed $1,191
an average of $1 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
217
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 4th

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

115
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,438an average of $85 per time performed $8,196
an average of $38 per time performed
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
208
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 8th

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

159
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,575an average of $113 per time performed $15,238
an average of $73 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
194
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 3rd

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

142
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,581an average of $75 per time performed $9,236
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
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
175
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 5th

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

175
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,081an average of $115 per time performed $12,170
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
151
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 18th

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

126
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,471an average of $49 per time performed $4,607
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 9th

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

60
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,444an average of $41 per time performed $2,110
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip on one side of body, 1 view

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

54
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,749an average of $34 per time performed $1,471
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 21st

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

55
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,674an average of $36 per time performed $1,388
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 13th

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

52
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,833an average of $40 per time performed $1,484
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 15th

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

35
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$65,178an average of $1,811 per time performed $36,678
an average of $1,019 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 33rd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,036an average of $37 per time performed $681
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.65% of his services

13th 11th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$756an average of $42 per time performed $456
an average of $25 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
17
times performed,
0.62% of his services

14th 7th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$782an average of $46 per time performed $366
an average of $22 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
16
times performed,
0.58% of his services

15th 20th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,871an average of $179 per time performed $1,498
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.54% of his services

16th 25th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,146an average of $1,876 per time performed $14,459
an average of $964 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an endoscope

Service Code: 29881
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.54% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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 his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,091an average of $939 per time performed $5,363
an average of $358 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.47% of his services

18th 32nd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,066an average of $236 per time performed $1,936
an average of $149 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.43% of his services

19th 48th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,748an average of $479 per time performed $3,643
an average of $304 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.

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Steven E Pennington
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery 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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