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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $89 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
299
Rank: 57th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,035
Rank: 46th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.5 This Provider
Avg 2.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$33.3K
Rank: 47th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$111 This Provider
Avg $89

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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Nicole F. Pyle
Average for Physician Assistant 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

COLIN POOLE

MICHAEL FUCHS

JARED BRICKSON

ANDREW CHAI

KRISTIN LINZMEYER

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATI...

Patients saw before

Nicole F. Pyle

Patients saw after

Individuals

COLIN POOLE

JASON LUDWIG

JULIE FRANDEN

MICHAEL FUCHS

LOUIS VOULELIS

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 10 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
294
times performed,
28% of her services

1st 12th

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

48
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,470an average of $5 per time performed $294
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
183
times performed,
18% of her services

2nd 1st

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

141
patients got this service, 47% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$21,777an average of $119 per time performed $7,137
an average of $39 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
82
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 17th

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

54
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,794an average of $217 per time performed $3,034
an average of $37 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
74
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 4th

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

67
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,626an average of $49 per time performed $2,368
an average of $32 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 118th

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

42
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,428an average of $92 per time performed $1,298
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 80th

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

45
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,940an average of $95 per time performed $1,196
an average of $23 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
49
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 3rd

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

48
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,379an average of $171 per time performed $2,597
an average of $53 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
46
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 45th

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

43
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,602an average of $687 per time performed $6,670
an average of $145 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
4% of her services

9th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,730an average of $110 per time performed $1,118
an average of $26 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
4% of her services

10th 71st

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

34
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,939an average of $647 per time performed $5,217
an average of $141 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
27
times performed,
3% of her services

11th 69th

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

23
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,915an average of $145 per time performed $918
an average of $34 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
2% of her services

12th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$667an average of $29 per time performed $184
an average of $8 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of her 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, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$480an average of $24 per time performed $120
an average of $6 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
2% of her services

14th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$532an average of $28 per time performed $133
an average of $7 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of her services

15th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,485an average of $99 per time performed $300
an average of $20 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 a facility
12
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 6th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$900an average of $75 per time performed $588
an average of $49 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 "Physician Assistant, Surgical." 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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