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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
114
Rank: 94th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
768
Rank: 70th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.7 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$36.8K
Rank: 76th
out of 120 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$323 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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William C. Lindner
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

SHANE MCGONEGLE

MARK WILLIAMS

JEFFREY SHILT

CURTIS COULAM

REGINALD GOBEL

Organizations

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

Patients saw before

William C. Lindner

Patients saw after

Individuals

MARK WILLIAMS

SHANE MCGONEGLE

VIVEK KADYAN

JEFFREY SHILT

BENJAMIN HOM

Organizations

SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONA...

ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDIC...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 13 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
352
times performed,
46% of his services

1st 2nd

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

39
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,760an average of $5 per time performed $352
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
92
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

65
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,488an average of $114 per time performed $4,508
an average of $49 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
62
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 4th

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

38
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,152an average of $196 per time performed $2,852
an average of $46 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
50
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 5th

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

39
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,550an average of $71 per time performed $1,550
an average of $31 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 8th

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

43
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,185an average of $65 per time performed $1,029
an average of $21 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 11th

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

15
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,633an average of $71 per time performed $598
an average of $26 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
23
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 6th

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

23
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,450an average of $150 per time performed $1,541
an average of $67 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
23
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 7th

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

22
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,013an average of $131 per time performed $1,679
an average of $73 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
21
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 20th

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

21
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,334an average of $254 per time performed $2,373
an average of $113 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 14th

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

14
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,980an average of $99 per time performed $620
an average of $31 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 43rd

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

18
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,334an average of $963 per time performed $2,376
an average of $132 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 73rd

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

18
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,950an average of $2,775 per time performed $13,932
an average of $774 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endos... +

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29824
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 67th

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

17
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,144an average of $1,832 per time performed $3,264
an average of $192 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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