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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $195 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
856
Rank: 493rd
out of 731 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,617
Rank: 44th
out of 731 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$595K
Rank: 29th
out of 731 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$695 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $195

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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Paul H. Nguyen
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in Illinois

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 different services in 2013
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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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
3,573
times performed,
41% of his services

1st 6th

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

344
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
10.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$541,881an average of $152 per time performed $279,837
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
1,176
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

259
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$123,433an average of $105 per time performed $63,316
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
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
840
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

404
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$133,711an average of $159 per time performed $62,429
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
698
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 1st

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

286
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$41,880an average of $60 per time performed $4,390
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
415
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 10th

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

340
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$122,948an average of $296 per time performed $61,138
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
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
357
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 5th

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

226
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,420an average of $60 per time performed $4,684
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
311
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 4th

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

273
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,650an average of $150 per time performed $14,881
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 17th

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

119
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$32,577an average of $213 per time performed $15,575
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 13th

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

145
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$72,951an average of $493 per time performed $19,589
an average of $132 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
147
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 38th

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

112
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$48,063an average of $327 per time performed $24,234
an average of $165 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 33rd

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

75
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,462an average of $57 per time performed $3,627
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
91
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 14th

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

90
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,915an average of $65 per time performed $1,443
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
91
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 11th

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

90
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,732an average of $52 per time performed $967
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.78% of his services

14th 44th

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

67
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,482an average of $306 per time performed $10,240
an average of $153 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, each additional 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99292
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.45% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,396an average of $164 per time performed $3,322
an average of $85 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93282
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.43% of his services

16th 131st

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,319an average of $63 per time performed $1,085
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.32% of his services

17th 79th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,640an average of $130 per time performed $1,126
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99306
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.31% of his services

18th 178th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,642an average of $246 per time performed $3,433
an average of $127 per time performed
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 an office
23
times performed,
0.27% of his services

19th 7th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,495an average of $108 per time performed $1,014
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.27% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,485an average of $195 per time performed $2,314
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacem... +

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support, and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$810an average of $41 per time performed $361
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

22nd 240th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,734an average of $102 per time performed $882
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.17% of his services

23rd 50th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.5)
$1,995an average of $133 per time performed $1,019
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the as... +

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the asymptomatic patient; intensive, greater than 10 minutes ×

Service Code: G0437
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.16% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$490an average of $35 per time performed $371
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monit... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93270
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 135th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$663an average of $51 per time performed $83
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 124th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$910an average of $70 per time performed $239
an average of $18 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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.

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