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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
690
Rank: 476th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,516
Rank: 330th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$505K
Rank: 52nd
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$731 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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Judy Joseph
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

TAE KIM

THOMAS CRONIN

JOSEPH CALANDRA

VISHNU GAIHA

SHEILA MAJOR

Organizations

PRESENCE SAINT FRANCIS ...

CITY OF CHICAGO

Patients saw before

Judy Joseph

Patients saw after

Individuals

THOMAS CRONIN

TAE KIM

JOSEPH CALANDRA

RICHARD KANE

VISHNU GAIHA

Organizations

PRESENCE SAINT FRANCIS ...

CITY OF CHICAGO

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 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
1,819
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 5th

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

383
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$291,040an average of $160 per time performed $154,615
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
1,610
times performed,
29% of his services

2nd 1st

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

299
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$249,550an average of $155 per time performed $136,850
an average of $85 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
553
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 12th

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

410
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$51,982an average of $94 per time performed $32,627
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
498
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 6th

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

382
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$124,500an average of $250 per time performed $83,664
an average of $168 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
305
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 44th

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

142
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$27,145an average of $89 per time performed $10,370
an average of $34 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
243
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 34th

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

178
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$24,057an average of $99 per time performed $10,692
an average of $44 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
225
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 29th

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

43
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$84,375an average of $375 per time performed $42,300
an average of $188 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 ... +

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity, 55 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 131st

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,600an average of $350 per time performed $10,192
an average of $182 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 40 minutes

Service Code: 99349
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.89% of his services

9th 35th

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$7,350an average of $150 per time performed $4,704
an average of $96 per time performed
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
47
times performed,
0.85% of his services

10th 53rd

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,340an average of $220 per time performed $6,533
an average of $139 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
32
times performed,
0.58% of his services

11th 65th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,800an average of $150 per time performed $1,952
an average of $61 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
27
times performed,
0.49% of his services

12th 68th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,290an average of $270 per time performed $3,591
an average of $133 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient home visit, typically 45 minutes

Service Code: 99343
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.47% of his services

13th 372nd

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,550an average of $175 per time performed $2,756
an average of $106 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.27% of his services

14th 15th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$2,400an average of $160 per time performed $1,110
an average of $74 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.2% of his services

15th 98th

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)
$1,661an average of $151 per time performed $946
an average of $86 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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