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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $308 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 12 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
725
Rank: 51st
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
149,396
Rank: 1st
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
206.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 12.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$381K
Rank: 19th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$526 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $308

Note: About 21% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her 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 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

JAIME BELMARES AVALOS

PAUL FREIER

RODICA DUMITRU

DEEPA POPURI

JUDITH OPERCHAL

Organizations

ADVENTIST HINSDALE HOSP...

ADVENTIST HEALTH SYSTEM...

Patients saw before

NISHI SAHGAL MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

JAIME BELMARES AVALOS

RODICA DUMITRU

BRIAN HARTING

RAM RAMANI

DAVID WAITLEY

Organizations

ADVENTIST HINSDALE HOSP...

LUCAS MEDI-CAR INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 32 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

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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
1,836
times performed,
1% of her services

1st 4th

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

531
patients got this service, 73% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$367,200an average of $200 per time performed $157,253
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
478
times performed,
0.32% of her services

2nd 14th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
23.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 9.7)
$107,550an average of $225 per time performed $27,198
an average of $57 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
378
times performed,
0.25% of her services

3rd 5th

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

328
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$181,440an average of $480 per time performed $64,105
an average of $170 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
187
times performed,
0.13% of her services

4th 10th

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

80
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$45,815an average of $245 per time performed $16,116
an average of $86 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
155
times performed,
0.1% of her services

5th 2nd

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

104
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$26,350an average of $170 per time performed $9,302
an average of $60 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 a facility
103
times performed,
0.07% of her services

6th 16th

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

53
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$16,583an average of $161 per time performed $7,640
an average of $74 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
77
times performed,
0.05% of her services

7th 15th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,925an average of $25 per time performed $226
an average of $3 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
75
times performed,
0.05% of her services

8th 33rd

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

69
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,525an average of $287 per time performed $10,410
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.

Nishi B Sahgal
Average for Infectious Disease 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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