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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
472
Services
Performed
7,255
Avg Services
Per Patient
15.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$571K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,211

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.

Patients saw before

Luis A Couret M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 66 different services in 2014
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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
2,940
times performed,
41% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

215
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
13.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$327,340an average of $111 per time performed $256,486
an average of $87 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
1,125
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

241
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$129,690an average of $115 per time performed $95,085
an average of $85 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
446
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

92
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,436an average of $3 per time performed $1,400
an average of $3 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 a facility
292
times performed,
4% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

57
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,558an average of $74 per time performed $16,881
an average of $58 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
276
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

189
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$60,993an average of $221 per time performed $47,353
an average of $172 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician supervision of a patient receiving medicare-cov... +

Physician supervision of a patient receiving medicare-covered services provided by a participating home health agency (patient not present) requiring complex and multidisciplinary care modalities involving regular physician development and/or revision of c ×

Service Code: G0181
Performed in an office
269
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

91
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,935an average of $115 per time performed $23,336
an average of $87 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
225
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

72
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,844an average of $44 per time performed $7,531
an average of $33 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
220
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,456an average of $243 per time performed $41,864
an average of $190 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
200
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

126
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,130an average of $116 per time performed $17,988
an average of $90 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
194
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

128
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$590an average of $3 per time performed $570
an average of $3 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
119
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

53
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,150an average of $26 per time performed $2,403
an average of $20 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 a facility
83
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

65
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,086an average of $182 per time performed $11,815
an average of $142 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$79an average of $1 per time performed $61
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

76
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,184an average of $29 per time performed $1,967
an average of $26 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 (afluria) ×

Service Code: Q2035
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

75
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,013an average of $14 per time performed $874
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 15 minutes

Service Code: 99347
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.85% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,727an average of $60 per time performed $2,921
an average of $47 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
50
times performed,
0.69% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

45
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,833an average of $57 per time performed $2,171
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 25 minutes

Service Code: 99348
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.61% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,091an average of $93 per time performed $3,054
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.58% of his services

19th 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, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$147an average of $4 per time performed $144
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge management, more than 30 minutes +

Nursing facility discharge management, more than 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99316
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.55% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,485an average of $112 per time performed $3,515
an average of $88 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
39
times performed,
0.54% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,702an average of $223 per time performed $6,065
an average of $156 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 60 minutes

Service Code: 99350
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.43% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,931an average of $191 per time performed $4,522
an average of $146 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
30
times performed,
0.41% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$635an average of $21 per time performed $382
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.37% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,807an average of $67 per time performed $1,417
an average of $52 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
21
times performed,
0.29% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,232an average of $154 per time performed $2,043
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.28% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,716an average of $236 per time performed $3,697
an average of $185 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.26% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$135an average of $7 per time performed $131
an average of $7 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.23% of his services

28th 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, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51an average of $3 per time performed $35
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient home visit, typically 75 minutes

Service Code: 99345
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

29th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,072an average of $236 per time performed $2,352
an average of $181 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76700
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.17% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,805an average of $150 per time performed $1,275
an average of $106 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
12
times performed,
0.17% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,882an average of $240 per time performed $2,235
an average of $186 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
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$859an average of $78 per time performed $671
an average of $61 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.

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Luis A Couret
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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