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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 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
954
Rank: 159th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,276
Rank: 358th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.5 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$418K
Rank: 101st
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$438 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

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

AJAY BHATIA

TODD BRACK

JOHN CONNOLLY

LEKSHMI NAIR

RAGHU RAMADURAI

Organizations

CHICAGO CLINICAL LABORA...

PRESENCE SAINTS MARY AN...

Patients saw before

Rita P. Saldanha

Patients saw after

Individuals

AJAY BHATIA

RAGHU RAMADURAI

TODD BRACK

JOHN CONNOLLY

EUGENE KOVALSKY

Organizations

CHICAGO CLINICAL LABORA...

PRESENCE SAINTS MARY AN...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 28 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

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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
1,541
times performed,
29% of her services

1st 5th

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

243
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$308,200an average of $200 per time performed $130,985
an average of $85 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
936
times performed,
18% of her services

2nd 1st

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

431
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$117,000an average of $125 per time performed $78,624
an average of $84 per time performed
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
573
times performed,
11% of her services

3rd 31st

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

167
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$42,975an average of $75 per time performed $28,650
an average of $50 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
504
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 2nd

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

324
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$55,440an average of $110 per time performed $28,224
an average of $56 per time performed
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
335
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 6th

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

213
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$83,750an average of $250 per time performed $56,280
an average of $168 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
248
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 12th

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

170
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$27,280an average of $110 per time performed $14,632
an average of $59 per time performed
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
191
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 32nd

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

101
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$19,100an average of $100 per time performed $13,370
an average of $70 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 44th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,060an average of $65 per time performed $4,216
an average of $34 per time performed
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
123
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 50th

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

123
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,402an average of $174 per time performed $21,156
an average of $172 per time performed
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
85
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 92nd

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

85
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$46,750an average of $550 per time performed $14,365
an average of $169 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
74
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 19th

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

73
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,550an average of $75 per time performed $1,184
an average of $16 per time performed
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
66
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 45th

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$990an average of $15 per time performed $198
an average of $3 per time performed
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
60
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 3rd

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$9,000an average of $150 per time performed $3,600
an average of $60 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 84th

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$2,900an average of $50 per time performed $1,566
an average of $27 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.97% of her services

15th 34th

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,335an average of $85 per time performed $2,295
an average of $45 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
49
times performed,
0.93% of her services

16th 4th

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$735an average of $15 per time performed $147
an average of $3 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
32
times performed,
0.61% of her services

17th 26th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,400an average of $75 per time performed $1,088
an average of $34 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.55% of her services

18th 8th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$725an average of $25 per time performed $725
an average of $25 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.55% of her services

19th 63rd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$725an average of $25 per time performed $290
an average of $10 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
0.53% of her services

20th 14th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,200an average of $150 per time performed $3,276
an average of $117 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.49% of her services

21st 55th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,900an average of $150 per time performed $1,508
an average of $58 per time performed
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
23
times performed,
0.44% of her services

22nd 16th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$1,150an average of $50 per time performed $345
an average of $15 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.42% of her services

23rd 148th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,300an average of $150 per time performed $2,354
an average of $107 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.32% of her services

24th 10th

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)
$2,550an average of $150 per time performed $1,496
an average of $88 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
14
times performed,
0.27% of her services

25th 87th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,100an average of $150 per time performed $1,106
an average of $79 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 ... +

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.25% of her services

26th 131st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,575an average of $275 per time performed $2,288
an average of $176 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity

Service Code: 76770
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of her services

27th 198th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,680an average of $360 per time performed $1,222
an average of $94 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
0.23% of her services

28th 97th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,800an average of $150 per time performed $1,308
an average of $109 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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