ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $131 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
380
Rank: 1st
out of 34 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,016
Rank: 5th
out of 34 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.7 This Provider
Avg 2.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$35.6K
Rank: 4th
out of 34 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$94 This Provider
Avg $131

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 her 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

COLIN POOLE

BARBARA TESNOHLIDEK

BRIAN NOLAN

MICHAEL JOHNSON

LISA MUNGER

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

Patients saw before

NICOLE PYLE PA-C

Patients saw after

Individuals

COLIN POOLE

LAURA LINDSAY

NICOLE OLSEN

JAMES HILL

CHRISTIAN HAMLAT

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 different services in 2014
All Services

Show Only:

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
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 a facility
346
times performed,
34% of her services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

263
patients got this service, 69% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,027an average of $49 per time performed $9,048
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in a facility
162
times performed,
16% of her services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

108
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,888an average of $24 per time performed $855
an average of $5 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 a facility
127
times performed,
13% of her services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

79
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,282an average of $120 per time performed $3,302
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
73
times performed,
7% of her services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

64
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$258,712an average of $3,544 per time performed $9,524
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in a facility
63
times performed,
6% of her services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

61
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,764an average of $28 per time performed $370
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
6% of her services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

41
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,682an average of $29 per time performed $364
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
5% of her services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

49
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,700an average of $34 per time performed $378
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
4% of her services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$136,038an average of $3,318 per time performed $5,482
an average of $134 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
30
times performed,
3% of her services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,470an average of $49 per time performed $719
an average of $24 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Nicole F Pyle
Average for Physician Assistant, Surgical 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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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.

Read our methodology.