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Alan J. Jensen PA

3360 washington pkwy, Idaho falls, Idaho, 83404 | (208) 528-8170

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
622
Rank: 7th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,772
Rank: 6th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$94.5K
Rank: 9th
out of 373 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$152 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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Alan J. Jensen
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

REED WARD

PETER VANCE

STEVEN SMITH

JAMES EDLIN

ALAN WRAY

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORTION O...

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

Patients saw before

Alan J. Jensen

Patients saw after

Individuals

REED WARD

PETER VANCE

DAVID WARDEN

STEVEN SMITH

JAMES EDLIN

Organizations

EASTERN IDAHO HEALTH SE...

LABORATORY CORPORTION O...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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
1,336
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 1st

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

466
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$110,888an average of $83 per time performed $53,440
an average of $40 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
508
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 5th

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

361
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,540an average of $5 per time performed $1,524
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
392
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 24th

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

312
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,568an average of $4 per time performed $1,568
an average of $4 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
388
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 3rd

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

307
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$43,068an average of $111 per time performed $20,952
an average of $54 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
388
times performed,
10% of his services

5th 12th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,328an average of $6 per time performed $388
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
176
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 31st

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$1,936an average of $11 per time performed $1,056
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 15th

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

72
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,640an average of $40 per time performed $1,274
an average of $14 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
76
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 39th

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

76
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,312an average of $162 per time performed $6,384
an average of $84 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 36th

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,516an average of $37 per time performed $1,156
an average of $17 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
44
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 16th

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

44
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,148an average of $117 per time performed $2,068
an average of $47 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 14th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,599an average of $41 per time performed $39
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.93% of his services

12th 106th

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$910an average of $26 per time performed $315
an average of $9 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.85% of his services

13th 19th

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$960an average of $30 per time performed $704
an average of $22 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.85% of his services

14th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$960an average of $30 per time performed $384
an average of $12 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.8% of his services

15th 56th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,620an average of $54 per time performed $750
an average of $25 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.66% of his services

16th 8th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,075an average of $83 per time performed $1,025
an average of $41 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.61% of his services

17th 2nd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$230an average of $10 per time performed $92
an average of $4 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
21
times performed,
0.56% of his services

18th 17th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,680an average of $80 per time performed $903
an average of $43 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.5% of his services

19th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$665an average of $35 per time performed $304
an average of $16 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.45% of his services

20th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$289an average of $17 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.42% of his services

21st Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$480an average of $30 per time performed $128
an average of $8 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.42% of his services

22nd Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$400an average of $25 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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, Medical." 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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