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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $292 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,720
Rank: 5th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,847
Rank: 2nd
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.22M
Rank: 1st
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$708 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $292

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

NANCY PUTNAM

MOUSAB ALMUSADDY

MICHAEL MICALETTI

DAVID CHOE

THOMAS KASON

Organizations

PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

MORRIS HOSPITAL

Patients saw before

AHMAD AGHA M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

NANCY PUTNAM

MOUSAB ALMUSADDY

DAVID CHOE

MICHAEL MICALETTI

THOMAS KASON

Organizations

PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

MORRIS HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 60 different services in 2014
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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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
5,042
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 2nd

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

891
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$756,804an average of $150 per time performed $436,839
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin, accessed thro... +

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 95004
Performed in an office
3,304
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,040an average of $10 per time performed $16,520
an average of $5 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
1,315
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 4th

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

423
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$414,225an average of $315 per time performed $246,865
an average of $188 per time performed
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
884
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

420
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$150,368an average of $170 per time performed $71,754
an average of $81 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
810
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 6th

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

633
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$202,500an average of $250 per time performed $138,551
an average of $171 per time performed
medical
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
580
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 16th

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

336
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$116,000an average of $200 per time performed $64,084
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
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
303
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 1st

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

154
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$36,554an average of $121 per time performed $18,259
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
237
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 12th

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

235
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,440an average of $120 per time performed $9,362
an average of $40 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
211
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 81st

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

169
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$45,365an average of $215 per time performed $29,363
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
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
206
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 48th

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

171
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,300an average of $50 per time performed $2,618
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pulmonary exercise testing

Service Code: 94620
Performed in an office
192
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 24th

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

155
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$28,800an average of $150 per time performed $8,329
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
166
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 27th

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

87
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$24,900an average of $150 per time performed $9,376
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
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
159
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 14th

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

159
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,900an average of $100 per time performed $6,858
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung stretching capacity

Service Code: 94750
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 67th

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

157
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,625an average of $125 per time performed $9,170
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 17th

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

155
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,500an average of $100 per time performed $5,825
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
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
147
times performed,
0.99% of his services

16th 61st

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

120
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,880an average of $40 per time performed $1,974
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of lung airways using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of lung airways using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31622
Performed in a facility
124
times performed,
0.84% of his services

17th 69th

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

118
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,000an average of $250 per time performed $15,866
an average of $128 per time performed
medical
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
107
times performed,
0.72% of his services

18th 31st

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

107
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,750an average of $250 per time performed $16,793
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.65% of his services

19th 39th

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

96
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$160,800an average of $1,675 per time performed $36,604
an average of $381 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.64% of his services

20th 34th

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

94
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$205,500an average of $2,163 per time performed $39,444
an average of $415 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic testing in a pulmonary function lab

Service Code: 94375
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.56% of his services

21st 20th

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

81
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,810an average of $70 per time performed $2,525
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.3% of his services

22nd 33rd

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,575an average of $35 per time performed $1,057
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.3% of his services

23rd 78th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,575an average of $35 per time performed $679
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient ×

Service Code: 99292
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.26% of his services

24th 50th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,800an average of $200 per time performed $3,691
an average of $95 per time performed
medical
NA

Removal of fluid from chest cavity with insertion of indw... +

Removal of fluid from chest cavity with insertion of indwelling catheter and imaging guidance, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 32557
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.26% of his services

25th 81st

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,300an average of $350 per time performed $5,888
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
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
28
times performed,
0.19% of his services

26th 63rd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$980an average of $35 per time performed $532
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Aspiration of lung secretions from lung airways using an ... +

Aspiration of lung secretions from lung airways using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31645
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th 64th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,250an average of $250 per time performed $3,539
an average of $142 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.11% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,800an average of $300 per time performed $889
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using ear or fi... +

Measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using ear or finger device ×

Service Code: 94760
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$150an average of $10 per time performed $40
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,340an average of $756 per time performed $2,406
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,240an average of $480 per time performed $1,423
an average of $109 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$260an average of $20 per time performed $58
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of one lobe of lung using an endoscope

Service Code: 31628
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.07% of his services

33rd 62nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,850an average of $350 per time performed $1,816
an average of $165 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Ahmad K Agha
Average for Pulmonary Disease Providers in Illinois

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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