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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $276 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
660
Rank: 414th
out of 4,062 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,786
Rank: 448th
out of 4,062 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.7 This Provider
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$306K
Rank: 162nd
out of 4,062 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$464 This Provider
Avg $276

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

AJAY BHATIA

JOSEPH ESCOBAR

LEKSHMI NAIR

RAGHU RAMADURAI

TODD BRACK

Organizations

CHICAGO CLINICAL LABORA...

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

Patients saw before

RITA SALDANHA M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
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
988
times performed,
26% of her services

1st 1st

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

304
patients got this service, 46% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$145,849an average of $148 per time performed $83,545
an average of $85 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
549
times performed,
15% of her services

2nd 4th

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

130
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$133,802an average of $244 per time performed $47,895
an average of $87 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
305
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 30th

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

124
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$25,751an average of $84 per time performed $17,019
an average of $56 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
273
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 26th

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

142
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$34,750an average of $127 per time performed $20,464
an average of $75 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
233
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 3rd

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

54
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$38,951an average of $167 per time performed $14,120
an average of $61 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
178
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 18th

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

121
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,551an average of $155 per time performed $19,653
an average of $110 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
146
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 2nd

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

113
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$18,941an average of $130 per time performed $7,602
an average of $52 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
123
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 6th

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

98
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,700an average of $274 per time performed $21,128
an average of $172 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,
3% of her services

9th 17th

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

103
patients got this service, 16% 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 $1,239
an average of $12 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
102
times performed,
3% of her services

10th 99th

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

101
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,100an average of $550 per time performed $18,421
an average of $181 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
75
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 46th

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

49
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,875an average of $65 per time performed $2,366
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 15th

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

53
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,820an average of $126 per time performed $3,766
an average of $61 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
62
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 34th

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

52
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,610an average of $90 per time performed $2,641
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 10th

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,150an average of $170 per time performed $3,777
an average of $90 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
40
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 116th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,000an average of $150 per time performed $4,480
an average of $112 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.98% of her services

16th 148th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,350an average of $550 per time performed $5,829
an average of $158 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.71% of her services

17th 8th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$675an average of $25 per time performed $662
an average of $25 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
27
times performed,
0.71% of her services

18th 96th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$675an average of $25 per time performed $227
an average of $8 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
26
times performed,
0.69% of her services

19th 48th

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,200an average of $200 per time performed $4,468
an average of $172 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
25
times performed,
0.66% of her services

20th 5th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$375an average of $15 per time performed $74
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.66% of her services

21st 44th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,000an average of $200 per time performed $3,673
an average of $147 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
23
times performed,
0.61% of her services

22nd 40th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$345an average of $15 per time performed $72
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.61% of her services

23rd 39th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,450an average of $150 per time performed $1,403
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99310
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.61% of her services

24th 80th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$3,450an average of $150 per time performed $2,588
an average of $113 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
20
times performed,
0.53% of her services

25th 21st

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,000an average of $200 per time performed $2,323
an average of $116 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
17
times performed,
0.45% of her services

26th 20th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$850an average of $50 per time performed $282
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.37% of her services

27th 134th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,680an average of $120 per time performed $663
an average of $47 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Rita Pamela Saldanha
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Illinois

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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