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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $287 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
639
Rank: 490th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,109
Rank: 328th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$466K
Rank: 68th
out of 3,994 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$729 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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 different services in 2013
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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

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
1,691
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 1st

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

291
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$262,105an average of $155 per time performed $143,617
an average of $85 per time performed
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
1,461
times performed,
29% of his services

2nd 5th

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

291
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$233,760an average of $160 per time performed $123,484
an average of $85 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
461
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 13th

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

325
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$43,334an average of $94 per time performed $27,148
an average of $59 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
434
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 6th

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

305
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$108,500an average of $250 per time performed $72,448
an average of $167 per time performed
medical
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 im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
262
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 43rd

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

124
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$23,318an average of $89 per time performed $8,505
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
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
206
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 31st

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$77,250an average of $375 per time performed $37,997
an average of $184 per time performed
medical
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 imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 36th

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

157
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$20,196an average of $99 per time performed $8,729
an average of $43 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
89
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 47th

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

84
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,580an average of $220 per time performed $12,331
an average of $139 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
73
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 17th

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

55
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$11,680an average of $160 per time performed $4,937
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care high severity

Service Code: 99236
Performed in a facility
68
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 123rd

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

64
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,800an average of $350 per time performed $12,034
an average of $177 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 40 minutes

Service Code: 99349
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 33rd

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

39
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$8,700an average of $150 per time performed $5,675
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient home visit, typically 45 minutes

Service Code: 99343
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.63% of his services

12th 293rd

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,600an average of $175 per time performed $3,393
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.55% of his services

13th 65th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,200an average of $150 per time performed $1,407
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
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
22
times performed,
0.43% of his services

14th 60th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,940an average of $270 per time performed $2,773
an average of $126 per time performed

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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