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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
458
Rank: 1078th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,602
Rank: 134th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$574K
Rank: 29th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,252 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Luis A. Couret
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Illinois

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 69 different services in 2013
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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

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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
2,624
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 5th

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

227
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
11.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$289,165an average of $110 per time performed $225,008
an average of $86 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
945
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

215
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$108,562an average of $115 per time performed $81,355
an average of $86 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
470
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 42nd

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

84
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,636an average of $3 per time performed $1,490
an average of $3 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
385
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 3rd

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

67
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$31,763an average of $83 per time performed $23,173
an average of $60 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
314
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 6th

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

200
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$68,038an average of $217 per time performed $53,295
an average of $170 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
296
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 37th

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

101
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$34,064an average of $115 per time performed $25,915
an average of $88 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
268
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 11th

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

61
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$19,674an average of $73 per time performed $15,303
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
246
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 12th

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

146
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$28,260an average of $115 per time performed $21,764
an average of $88 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
246
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 43rd

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

78
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$10,940an average of $44 per time performed $8,423
an average of $34 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
195
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 4th

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

130
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$655an average of $3 per time performed $577
an average of $3 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
188
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 31st

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$45,011an average of $239 per time performed $35,197
an average of $187 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 15 minutes

Service Code: 99347
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 208th

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$9,023an average of $59 per time performed $7,060
an average of $46 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
151
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 14th

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

96
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$23,188an average of $154 per time performed $17,616
an average of $117 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 24th

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

50
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$3,055an average of $28 per time performed $2,331
an average of $21 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
99
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 18th

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

81
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$2,293an average of $23 per time performed $1,519
an average of $15 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
88
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 54th

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

87
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,504an average of $17 per time performed $740
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 8th

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

85
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,788an average of $33 per time performed $2,282
an average of $27 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 35th

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

27
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$50an average of $1 per time performed $34
an average of $0 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
78
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 47th

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

64
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,913an average of $178 per time performed $10,922
an average of $140 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
60
times performed,
0.79% of his services

20th 2nd

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

47
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,842an average of $81 per time performed $3,533
an average of $59 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
48
times performed,
0.63% of his services

21st 36th

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

45
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,722an average of $57 per time performed $2,145
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.57% of his services

22nd 41st

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

27
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$172an average of $4 per time performed $149
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 25 minutes

Service Code: 99348
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.47% of his services

23rd 84th

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$3,265an average of $91 per time performed $2,516
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
32
times performed,
0.42% of his services

24th 32nd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$1,620an average of $51 per time performed $1,182
an average of $37 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
31
times performed,
0.41% of his services

25th 109th

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,871an average of $222 per time performed $5,008
an average of $162 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
29
times performed,
0.38% of his services

26th 157th

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

27
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,229an average of $111 per time performed $2,443
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

27th 52nd

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$724an average of $40 per time performed $483
an average of $27 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection int... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

28th 53rd

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,399an average of $78 per time performed $1,276
an average of $71 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
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

29th 87th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,600an average of $200 per time performed $2,696
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.22% of his services

30th 65th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$1,144an average of $67 per time performed $872
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

31st 123rd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,013an average of $232 per time performed $2,358
an average of $181 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of legs with functional mane... +

Ultrasound study of arteries of legs with functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93923
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.14% of his services

32nd 236th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,707an average of $155 per time performed $1,089
an average of $99 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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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