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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $260 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
413
Rank: 8th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,411
Rank: 13th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.8 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$99.8K
Rank: 21st
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$242 This Provider
Avg $260

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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Charles A. Jacobson
Average for Orthopedic Surgery 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

DEAN EASTON

CHRISTOPHER REISENAUER

ROBERT FARNER

ROBERT LLOYD

ALFRED WRIGHT

Organizations

GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER INC

PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRIC...

Patients saw before

Charles A. Jacobson

Patients saw after

Individuals

DEAN EASTON

ROBERT LLOYD

ROBERT FARNER

CHRISTOPHER REISENAUER

KAMA WHITE

Organizations

GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER INC

PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRIC...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 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, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
803
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 2nd

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

118
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,606an average of $2 per time performed $803
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
318
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 5th

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

207
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,310an average of $45 per time performed $8,586
an average of $27 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
208
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

154
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$15,600an average of $75 per time performed $9,360
an average of $45 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
193
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

109
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,405an average of $85 per time performed $8,106
an average of $42 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 14th

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

106
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,762an average of $49 per time performed $3,864
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
128
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 6th

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

128
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,464an average of $113 per time performed $8,704
an average of $68 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 39th

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

86
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,125an average of $33 per time performed $2,125
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 22nd

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

85
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,095an average of $35 per time performed $1,872
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 13th

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

65
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,160an average of $40 per time performed $2,704
an average of $26 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 8th

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

58
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,306an average of $38 per time performed $1,914
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$957an average of $33 per time performed $609
an average of $21 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.79% of his services

12th 76th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,292an average of $68 per time performed $684
an average of $36 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Computer-assisted surgical navigational procedure for bon... +

Computer-assisted surgical navigational procedure for bone procedures ×

Service Code: 20985
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.79% of his services

13th 34th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,250an average of $750 per time performed $2,109
an average of $111 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.79% of his services

14th 15th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,478an average of $1,762 per time performed $21,926
an average of $1,154 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.79% of his services

15th 41st

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,930an average of $470 per time performed $5,776
an average of $304 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.79% of his services

16th 80th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$912an average of $48 per time performed $532
an average of $28 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
18
times performed,
0.75% of his services

17th 7th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,980an average of $110 per time performed $1,332
an average of $74 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.71% of his services

18th 27th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,643an average of $1,979 per time performed $17,510
an average of $1,030 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.71% of his services

19th 25th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,326an average of $78 per time performed $714
an average of $42 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, low to moderately severe problem +

Emergency department visit, low to moderately severe problem ×

Service Code: 99282
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.58% of his services

20th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$924an average of $66 per time performed $364
an average of $26 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 "Orthopaedic Surgery." 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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