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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
244
Rank: 50th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
807
Rank: 65th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.3 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$50.7K
Rank: 64th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$208 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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Steven B. Care
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

AMY WASELCHUK

JEANNE BAILEY

ELIZABETH WHITE

KIRK MILLER

MICHAEL FUCHS

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATI...

Patients saw before

Steven B. Care

Patients saw after

Individuals

ELIZABETH WHITE

AMY WASELCHUK

JEANNE BAILEY

KIRK MILLER

ANDREW CHAI

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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
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
168
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 3rd

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

117
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$19,992an average of $119 per time performed $8,232
an average of $49 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
122
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$610an average of $5 per time performed $122
an average of $1 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
73
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 6th

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

73
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,483an average of $171 per time performed $5,110
an average of $70 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 54th

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

39
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,850an average of $90 per time performed $1,625
an average of $25 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
59
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 17th

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

51
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,891an average of $49 per time performed $2,124
an average of $36 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,666an average of $78 per time performed $1,034
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 35th

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

26
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,849an average of $77 per time performed $814
an average of $22 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 41st

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

30
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$54,144an average of $1,504 per time performed $10,548
an average of $293 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
27
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 76th

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,753an average of $139 per time performed $1,026
an average of $38 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 a facility
27
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 31st

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,781an average of $103 per time performed $1,458
an average of $54 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,768an average of $68 per time performed $468
an average of $18 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,875an average of $1,075 per time performed $4,425
an average of $177 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$399an average of $21 per time performed $114
an average of $6 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of bone joints between wrist and fingers

Service Code: 25447
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$56,000an average of $3,500 per time performed $9,552
an average of $597 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$352an average of $22 per time performed $96
an average of $6 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Relocation of tendon of forearm and/or wrist

Service Code: 25310
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$41,220an average of $2,748 per time performed $3,450
an average of $230 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
2% 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, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$315an average of $21 per time performed $90
an average of $6 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 a facility
14
times performed,
2% of his services

18th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,386an average of $99 per time performed $392
an average of $28 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 "Hand 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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