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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $191 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,740
Rank: 318th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,550
Rank: 32nd
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$915K
Rank: 5th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$526 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $191

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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John Bajgrowicz
Average for Cardiology 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

RAMI DOUKKY

AAKASH AHUJA

RITA ABEJO

SONIA BOBRA

STEPHANIE ROSANIA

Organizations

GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDIC...

Patients saw before

John Bajgrowicz

Patients saw after

Individuals

AAKASH AHUJA

RITA ABEJO

SONIA BOBRA

TIMOTHY OZGA

STEPHANIE ROSANIA

Organizations

GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

SUPERIOR AIR-GROUND AMB...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 36 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
2,420
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 7th

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

297
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
8.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$750,200an average of $310 per time performed $208,120
an average of $86 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
1,601
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

689
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$280,175an average of $175 per time performed $128,080
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
1,062
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 1st

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

783
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$53,100an average of $50 per time performed $7,434
an average of $7 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
666
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 25th

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

332
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$169,830an average of $255 per time performed $134,532
an average of $202 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
423
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 10th

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

316
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$173,430an average of $410 per time performed $71,487
an average of $169 per time performed
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 a facility
400
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 5th

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

339
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$318,000an average of $795 per time performed $21,600
an average of $54 per time performed
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
339
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 11th

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

336
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$544,095an average of $1,605 per time performed $58,308
an average of $172 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
333
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 23rd

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

332
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$204,795an average of $615 per time performed $24,642
an average of $74 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
333
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 21st

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

332
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$633,366an average of $1,902 per time performed $117,549
an average of $353 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
266
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 30th

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

124
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$47,880an average of $180 per time performed $11,970
an average of $45 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
253
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 9th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
8.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$16,445an average of $65 per time performed $1,518
an average of $6 per time performed
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
191
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 20th

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

123
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,820an average of $20 per time performed $573
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dobutamine hydrochloride, per 250 mg

Service Code: J1250
Performed in an office
184
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 153rd

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

183
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,000an average of $125 per time performed $920
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, adenosine for diagnostic use, 30 mg (not to be... +

Injection, adenosine for diagnostic use, 30 mg (not to be used to report any adenosine phosphate compounds) ×

Service Code: J0152
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 125th

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

71
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,240an average of $280 per time performed $15,738
an average of $86 per time performed
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
180
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 14th

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

111
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$9,900an average of $55 per time performed $2,340
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
179
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 33rd

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
6.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$14,320an average of $80 per time performed $6,086
an average of $34 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
162
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 6th

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

128
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$16,200an average of $100 per time performed $2,592
an average of $16 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
153
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 16th

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

128
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$39,015an average of $255 per time performed $16,371
an average of $107 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
146
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 38th

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

133
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,390an average of $215 per time performed $3,212
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
115
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 15th

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

112
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,525an average of $135 per time performed $2,185
an average of $19 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
115
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 12th

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

112
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,425an average of $195 per time performed $1,495
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads w... +

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93040
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.97% of his services

22nd 61st

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

77
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,222an average of $61 per time performed $1,122
an average of $11 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 a facility
81
times performed,
0.77% of his services

23rd 35th

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,655an average of $255 per time performed $7,533
an average of $93 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
0.75% of his services

24th 39th

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

79
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,685an average of $515 per time performed $4,819
an average of $61 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.63% of his services

25th 84th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,220an average of $170 per time performed $2,574
an average of $39 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
62
times performed,
0.59% of his services

26th 41st

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

62
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,600an average of $300 per time performed $9,734
an average of $157 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support, and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.55% of his services

27th 40th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,960an average of $120 per time performed $1,276
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
0.54% of his services

28th 26th

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

54
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$85,500an average of $1,500 per time performed $14,193
an average of $249 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93282
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.45% of his services

29th 106th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,750an average of $250 per time performed $2,350
an average of $50 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.38% of his services

30th 42nd

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,600an average of $265 per time performed $640
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.38% of his services

31st 34th

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,600an average of $190 per time performed $120
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead card... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.34% of his services

32nd 60th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,320an average of $120 per time performed $1,728
an average of $48 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 a facility
24
times performed,
0.23% of his services

33rd 18th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,200an average of $175 per time performed $1,584
an average of $66 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

34th 82nd

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,555an average of $285 per time performed $552
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

35th 80th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,945an average of $215 per time performed $483
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

36th 52nd

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

17
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,760an average of $120 per time performed $506
an average of $22 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 a facility
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

37th 103rd

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,900an average of $300 per time performed $3,289
an average of $143 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.19% of his services

38th 71st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,800an average of $290 per time performed $1,320
an average of $66 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent via catheter

Service Code: 92980
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th 36th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$92,910an average of $4,890 per time performed $14,801
an average of $779 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker in... +

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker including upper and lower chamber electrodes ×

Service Code: 33208
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.11% of his services

40th 107th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.69% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,980an average of $3,915 per time performed $5,748
an average of $479 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.1% of his services

41st 68th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,700an average of $1,700 per time performed $3,520
an average of $320 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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