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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
176
Rank: 78th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,177
Rank: 34th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.7 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$63.8K
Rank: 48th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$363 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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Stanley J. Waters
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

BARBARA TESNOHLIDEK

MICHAEL FUCHS

JAMES HILL

STEVEN MARX

TODD BURT

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

Patients saw before

Stanley J. Waters

Patients saw after

Individuals

BARBARA TESNOHLIDEK

JAMES HILL

STEVEN MARX

MICHAEL FUCHS

JASON LUDWIG

Organizations

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
464
times performed,
39% of his services

1st 2nd

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

68
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$928an average of $2 per time performed $464
an average of $1 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
123
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 4th

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

64
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,439an average of $93 per time performed $4,920
an average of $40 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 13th

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

51
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,830an average of $42 per time performed $2,530
an average of $22 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
104
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 3rd

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

79
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,528an average of $82 per time performed $4,576
an average of $44 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 72190
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
8% of his services

5th Alert

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

54
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,512an average of $47 per time performed $2,496
an average of $26 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
83
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 7th

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

72
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,292an average of $124 per time performed $5,727
an average of $69 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 8th

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

35
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,800an average of $36 per time performed $900
an average of $18 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
38
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 20th

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

38
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,144an average of $188 per time performed $4,028
an average of $106 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 14th

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

25
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,410an average of $47 per time performed $870
an average of $29 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

20
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,920an average of $2,196 per time performed $20,120
an average of $1,006 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 27th

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

14
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,290an average of $1,686 per time performed $14,820
an average of $988 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
14
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 34th

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

14
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,408an average of $172 per time performed $1,358
an average of $97 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
14
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 5th

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

13
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$686an average of $49 per time performed $224
an average of $16 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
11
times performed,
0.93% of his services

14th 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,397an average of $127 per time performed $726
an average of $66 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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