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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $357 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
467
Rank: 3rd
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,103
Rank: 5th
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.5 This Provider
Avg 8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$98K
Rank: 6th
out of 13 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$210 This Provider
Avg $357

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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Craig G. Flinders
Average for Interventional Pain Management 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

Craig G. Flinders

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 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
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in a facility
504
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 4th

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

246
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$100,296an average of $199 per time performed $11,088
an average of $22 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in a facility
363
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 5th

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

182
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$289,674an average of $798 per time performed $22,143
an average of $61 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
250
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd Alert

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

47
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250an average of $9 per time performed $250
an average of $1 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
202
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 1st

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

170
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$23,230an average of $115 per time performed $9,696
an average of $48 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in a facility
164
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 10th

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

98
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$173,512an average of $1,058 per time performed $14,432
an average of $88 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into upper or middle spine

Service Code: 62310
Performed in a facility
158
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 12th

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

86
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$126,084an average of $798 per time performed $12,324
an average of $78 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
85
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 9th

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

76
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,610an average of $66 per time performed $2,380
an average of $28 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
75
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 13th

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

75
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,125an average of $175 per time performed $5,250
an average of $70 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
75
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 16th

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

75
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,350an average of $258 per time performed $8,625
an average of $115 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
48
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 30th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,888an average of $206 per time performed $1,968
an average of $41 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 a facility
41
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,692an average of $212 per time performed $984
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Moderate sedation services by physician also performing a... +

Moderate sedation services by physician also performing a procedure, patient 5 years of age or older, first 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99144
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 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
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,886an average of $134 per time performed $435
an average of $15 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 a facility
24
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,760an average of $115 per time performed $840
an average of $35 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 19th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$11,201an average of $487 per time performed $1,633
an average of $71 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation of percutaneo... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation of percutaneous repair or reconstruction of vertebra (accessed through the skin) using fluoroscopic guidance ×

Service Code: 72291
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.95% of his services

15th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,980an average of $449 per time performed $1,080
an average of $54 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 a facility
19
times performed,
0.9% of his services

16th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,254an average of $66 per time performed $323
an average of $17 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of bone cement into body of lower spine bone, a... +

Injection of bone cement into body of lower spine bone, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 22521
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.57% of his services

17th 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
$15,300an average of $1,275 per time performed $4,452
an average of $371 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th 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
$2,189an average of $199 per time performed $187
an average of $17 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 "Interventional Pain 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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