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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $287 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
786
Rank: 274th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,710
Rank: 374th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$356K
Rank: 132nd
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$453 This Provider
Avg $287

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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Rita P. Saldanha
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Illinois

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 73 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

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
1,154
times performed,
25% of her services

1st 1st

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

435
patients got this service, 55% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$144,273an average of $125 per time performed $96,024
an average of $83 per time performed
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
1,139
times performed,
24% of her services

2nd 5th

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

195
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$227,618an average of $200 per time performed $96,439
an average of $85 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
322
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 2nd

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

220
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$35,420an average of $110 per time performed $16,966
an average of $53 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
282
times performed,
6% of her services

4th 28th

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

105
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$21,150an average of $75 per time performed $15,129
an average of $54 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
216
times performed,
5% of her services

5th 6th

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

162
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$54,000an average of $250 per time performed $35,752
an average of $166 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
193
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 3rd

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

59
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$28,950an average of $150 per time performed $11,265
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 43rd

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

63
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$9,360an average of $65 per time performed $4,850
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
115
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 13th

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

99
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,650an average of $110 per time performed $6,751
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 42nd

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

67
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,735an average of $15 per time performed $358
an average of $3 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
106
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 16th

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

103
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,950an average of $75 per time performed $1,381
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 an office
91
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 87th

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

89
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$50,050an average of $550 per time performed $13,027
an average of $143 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 36th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,565an average of $85 per time performed $3,918
an average of $44 per time performed
drug
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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 54th

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

57
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,425an average of $25 per time performed $479
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 8th

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

57
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,425an average of $25 per time performed $1,397
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
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
51
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 4th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$765an average of $15 per time performed $150
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 12th

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,650an average of $150 per time performed $4,443
an average of $87 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
51
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 30th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$5,100an average of $100 per time performed $3,680
an average of $72 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
48
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 14th

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,200an average of $150 per time performed $5,496
an average of $115 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.85% of her services

19th 29th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,450an average of $136 per time performed $4,572
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.83% of her services

20th 48th

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,350an average of $188 per time performed $6,778
an average of $174 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
29
times performed,
0.62% of her services

21st 124th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,350an average of $150 per time performed $3,075
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.51% of her services

22nd 18th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$1,200an average of $50 per time performed $387
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.42% of her services

23rd 44th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,000an average of $150 per time performed $1,182
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
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
17
times performed,
0.36% of her services

24th 79th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,550an average of $150 per time performed $1,432
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.28% of her services

25th 25th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$650an average of $50 per time performed $170
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.28% of her services

26th 60th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,600an average of $200 per time performed $1,691
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.28% of her services

27th 26th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$975an average of $75 per time performed $402
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.28% of her services

28th 45th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,600an average of $200 per time performed $1,965
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76700
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.25% of her services

29th 190th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,320an average of $360 per time performed $1,334
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.25% of her services

30th 123rd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,300an average of $275 per time performed $2,166
an average of $181 per time performed

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.

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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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