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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $508 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
824
Rank: 53rd
out of 314 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,367
Rank: 72nd
out of 314 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.9 This Provider
Avg 8.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$926K
Rank: 6th
out of 314 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,124 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $508

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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Mohammad Zahid
Average for Nephrology 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

SHAHID ALI

MICHAEL RECHITSKY

PHILIP GILROY

JAMES LINK

ANOOP KARNA

Organizations

NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDIC...

SHERMAN HOSPITAL

Patients saw before

Mohammad Zahid

Patients saw after

Individuals

MICHAEL RECHITSKY

PHILIP GILROY

SHAHID ALI

ANOOP KARNA

JAMES LINK

Organizations

NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDIC...

SHERMAN HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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
2,684
times performed,
36% of his services

1st 6th

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

376
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
7.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$469,700an average of $175 per time performed $220,088
an average of $82 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
1,180
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 22nd

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

460
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$265,500an average of $225 per time performed $127,440
an average of $108 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (4 or more physician visits per month),... +

Dialysis services (4 or more physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90960
Performed in an office
979
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 7th

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

129
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$513,975an average of $525 per time performed $226,149
an average of $231 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hemodialysis procedure with repeated evaluations

Service Code: 90937
Performed in a facility
744
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 36th

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

128
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$245,520an average of $330 per time performed $63,240
an average of $85 per time performed
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
713
times performed,
10% of his services

5th 23rd

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

164
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$270,940an average of $380 per time performed $128,340
an average of $180 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
553
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 13th

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

340
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$127,190an average of $230 per time performed $89,586
an average of $162 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patie... +

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90961
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 16th

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

77
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$65,250an average of $450 per time performed $27,985
an average of $193 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Mechanical separation of plasma from opening blood

Service Code: 36514
Performed in a facility
144
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
10.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,000an average of $250 per time performed $11,232
an average of $78 per time performed
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
94
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 43rd

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

94
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,500an average of $250 per time performed $15,134
an average of $161 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient ... +

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90962
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 28th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$37,200an average of $400 per time performed $13,578
an average of $146 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
38
times performed,
0.52% of his services

11th 9th

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,700an average of $150 per time performed $2,964
an average of $78 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 "Nephrology." 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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