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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
834
Rank: 257th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,435
Rank: 226th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.7 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$532K
Rank: 43rd
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$638 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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Nazeerdulla Shaik
Average for Internal Medicine 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

JOSHUA TEPPER

JOHN DONGAS

JOANN DONOGHUE

JOHN GROCH

ROBERT ELGAR

Organizations

PRESENCE HOSPITALS PRV

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

Patients saw before

Nazeerdulla Shaik

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOANN DONOGHUE

RAKESH CHAUDHARI

ANDREW JOHANEK

ROBERT BOYD

TERRY KUSHNER

Organizations

PRESENCE HOSPITALS PRV

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 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
1,873
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 5th

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

484
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$412,060an average of $220 per time performed $159,205
an average of $85 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
867
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 1st

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

247
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$134,385an average of $155 per time performed $70,227
an average of $81 per time performed
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
688
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

335
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$87,376an average of $127 per time performed $40,592
an average of $59 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
659
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 6th

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

528
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$217,470an average of $330 per time performed $109,394
an average of $166 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
647
times performed,
10% of his services

5th 12th

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

525
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$103,520an average of $160 per time performed $38,173
an average of $59 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
192
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 29th

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$93,120an average of $485 per time performed $35,712
an average of $186 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
123
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 19th

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

88
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,840an average of $80 per time performed $1,845
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 71st

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$5,016an average of $44 per time performed $1,710
an average of $15 per time performed
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
105
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 25th

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

51
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$3,150an average of $30 per time performed $2,100
an average of $20 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 44th

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,690an average of $110 per time performed $2,607
an average of $33 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 34th

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

75
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,850an average of $150 per time performed $3,476
an average of $44 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
75
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 55th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,650an average of $182 per time performed $4,425
an average of $59 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
72
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 88th

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

70
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,720an average of $260 per time performed $7,920
an average of $110 per time performed
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
62
times performed,
0.96% of his services

14th 2nd

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$6,820an average of $110 per time performed $3,286
an average of $53 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
60
times performed,
0.93% of his services

15th 92nd

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

58
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$66,000an average of $1,100 per time performed $10,140
an average of $169 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.93% of his services

16th 404th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,200an average of $20 per time performed $120
an average of $2 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
58
times performed,
0.9% of his services

17th 4th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$870an average of $15 per time performed $174
an average of $3 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.73% of his services

18th 8th

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$517an average of $11 per time performed $517
an average of $11 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Electrical stimulation (unattended), to one or more areas... +

Electrical stimulation (unattended), to one or more areas for indication(s) other than wound care, as part of a therapy plan of care ×

Service Code: G0283
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.73% of his services

19th 113th

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.4)
$1,645an average of $35 per time performed $470
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.73% of his services

20th 133rd

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,850an average of $550 per time performed $7,285
an average of $155 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (i... +

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (inside the brain) ×

Service Code: 93886
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.73% of his services

21st Alert

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

46
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,670an average of $610 per time performed $7,755
an average of $165 per time performed
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
47
times performed,
0.73% of his services

22nd 63rd

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,175an average of $25 per time performed $470
an average of $10 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.65% of his services

23rd 87th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,140an average of $170 per time performed $3,486
an average of $83 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.62% of his services

24th 138th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,600an average of $115 per time performed $2,360
an average of $59 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.59% of his services

25th 149th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,650an average of $175 per time performed $1,976
an average of $52 per time performed
MEDICINE

Demonstration and/or evaluation of patient use of aerosol... +

Demonstration and/or evaluation of patient use of aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or intermittent positive pressure breathing (ippb) device ×

Service Code: 94664
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.57% of his services

26th 281st

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,775an average of $75 per time performed $555
an average of $15 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.53% of his services

27th 135th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$850an average of $25 per time performed $34
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care moderate severity,... +

Hospital observation or inpatient care moderate severity, 50 minutes per day' ×

Service Code: 99235
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.4% of his services

28th 166th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,840an average of $340 per time performed $3,536
an average of $136 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.39% of his services

29th 116th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$750an average of $30 per time performed $125
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.33% of his services

30th 33rd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$252an average of $12 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.33% of his services

31st 68th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,452an average of $212 per time performed $2,772
an average of $132 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

32nd 226th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,650an average of $350 per time performed $1,653
an average of $87 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of both ... +

Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of both legs ×

Service Code: 93925
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

33rd 227th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,780an average of $620 per time performed $2,888
an average of $152 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of veins of both arms or legs including ... +

Ultrasound study of veins of both arms or legs including assessment of functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93965
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.28% of his services

34th 245th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,850an average of $325 per time performed $1,926
an average of $107 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including a... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93970
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.28% of his services

35th 186th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,880an average of $660 per time performed $2,844
an average of $158 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

36th 65th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,400an average of $200 per time performed $1,003
an average of $59 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.19% of his services

37th 23rd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,320an average of $110 per time performed $192
an average of $16 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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