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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $1,250 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 87 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
342
Rank: 189th
out of 367 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
77,672
Rank: 90th
out of 367 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
227.1 This Provider
Avg 86.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$715K
Rank: 119th
out of 367 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,090 This Provider
Avg $1,250

Note: About 72% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 his 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

MARK NITEKMAN

JAMES SONG

ELIZABETH HOLLAND

JAMES WELCH

RONALD MYINT

Organizations

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

A2CL SERVICES, LLC

Patients saw before

MAHMOUD MAHAFZAH MD, PH.D

Patients saw after

Individuals

ELIZABETH HOLLAND

RONALD MYINT

GHASSAN ZALZALEH

CHONG KIM

HAMDI KHILFEH

Organizations

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

A2CL SERVICES, LLC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 84 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
3,840
times performed,
5% of his services

1st 20th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
9.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$37,786an average of $10 per time performed $307
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,906
times performed,
4% of his services

2nd 6th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
8.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$28,973an average of $10 per time performed $291
an average of $0 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
564
times performed,
0.73% of his services

3rd 17th

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

97
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$5,640an average of $10 per time performed $1,658
an average of $3 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,
0.71% of his services

4th 32nd

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

176
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$208,620an average of $380 per time performed $47,357
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
412
times performed,
0.53% of his services

5th 24th

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
9.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$53,560an average of $130 per time performed $10,139
an average of $25 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
345
times performed,
0.44% of his services

6th 19th

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

112
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$137,558an average of $399 per time performed $28,732
an average of $83 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
325
times performed,
0.42% of his services

7th 36th

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
8.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$3,221an average of $10 per time performed $81
an average of $0 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
297
times performed,
0.38% of his services

8th 31st

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

136
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$80,190an average of $270 per time performed $17,781
an average of $60 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
216
times performed,
0.28% of his services

9th 23rd

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

71
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$58,320an average of $270 per time performed $12,776
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
0.27% of his services

10th 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
8.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$110,240an average of $520 per time performed $23,384
an average of $110 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
137
times performed,
0.18% of his services

11th 49th

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

110
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$102,750an average of $750 per time performed $22,701
an average of $166 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
0.13% of his services

12th 27th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$9,000an average of $90 per time performed $2,050
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.11% of his services

13th 47th

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$860an average of $10 per time performed $41
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.11% of his services

14th 54th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$22,140an average of $270 per time performed $4,219
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.07% of his services

15th 41st

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$7,185an average of $131 per time performed $1,267
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.06% of his services

16th 86th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$141an average of $3 per time performed $30
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.05% of his services

17th 29th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$3,240an average of $90 per time performed $644
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis, concurrent with another infusion ×

Service Code: 96368
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.04% of his services

18th 102nd

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$2,240an average of $70 per time performed $541
an average of $17 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
27
times performed,
0.03% of his services

19th 38th

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$14,310an average of $530 per time performed $3,256
an average of $121 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
19
times performed,
0.02% of his services

20th 94th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,094an average of $584 per time performed $2,276
an average of $120 per time performed
medical
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.02% of his services

21st 128th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,440an average of $620 per time performed $1,664
an average of $139 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.

Mahmoud Mahafzah
Average for Hematology & Oncology 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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