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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
700
Rank: 451st
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,910
Rank: 140th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$458K
Rank: 70th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$655 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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Dilip P. Patel
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

YILI GUO

SONIA BOBRA

AAKASH AHUJA

RITA ABEJO

AJANTA DE

Organizations

GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

SUPERIOR AIR-GROUND AMB...

Patients saw before

Dilip P. Patel

Patients saw after

Individuals

YILI GUO

RITA ABEJO

SONIA BOBRA

AAKASH AHUJA

RAMESH DHINGRA

Organizations

GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

VHS WESTLAKE HOSPITAL INC

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
1,392
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 5th

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

285
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$243,600an average of $175 per time performed $118,320
an average of $85 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
873
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 4th

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

248
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$26,190an average of $30 per time performed $2,619
an average of $3 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
768
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

195
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$69,120an average of $90 per time performed $39,936
an average of $52 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
708
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 15th

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

92
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
7.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$99,120an average of $140 per time performed $49,560
an average of $70 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
640
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 3rd

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

141
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$80,000an average of $125 per time performed $38,400
an average of $60 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
615
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 1st

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

239
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$76,875an average of $125 per time performed $47,355
an average of $77 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
390
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 21st

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

201
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$46,800an average of $120 per time performed $7,410
an average of $19 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
281
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 6th

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

220
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$77,275an average of $275 per time performed $46,646
an average of $166 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
235
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 45th

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

75
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$5,640an average of $24 per time performed $705
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
187
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 10th

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

154
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$28,050an average of $150 per time performed $16,456
an average of $88 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
179
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 18th

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

139
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$44,750an average of $250 per time performed $20,406
an average of $114 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
170
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 8th

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

165
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,100an average of $30 per time performed $4,420
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83037
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 107th

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

77
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,600an average of $75 per time performed $2,352
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 43rd

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

120
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,550an average of $25 per time performed $568
an average of $4 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
141
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 19th

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

133
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,985an average of $85 per time performed $1,974
an average of $14 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
124
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 14th

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

97
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$24,180an average of $195 per time performed $12,772
an average of $103 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 42nd

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

89
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,700an average of $30 per time performed $1,170
an average of $13 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 38th

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

80
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,400an average of $30 per time performed $1,120
an average of $14 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
78
times performed,
0.99% of his services

19th 53rd

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

70
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$15,600an average of $200 per time performed $10,608
an average of $136 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
71
times performed,
0.9% of his services

20th 12th

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,875an average of $125 per time performed $4,189
an average of $59 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
68
times performed,
0.86% of his services

21st 34th

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,500an average of $125 per time performed $2,992
an average of $44 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.83% of his services

22nd 33rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$792an average of $12 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
60
times performed,
0.76% of his services

23rd 26th

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,200an average of $70 per time performed $1,980
an average of $33 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.64% of his services

24th 90th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,060an average of $60 per time performed $408
an average of $8 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
0.52% of his services

25th 55th

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

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,740an average of $140 per time performed $2,419
an average of $59 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.49% of his services

26th 57th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,700an average of $300 per time performed $5,733
an average of $147 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
33
times performed,
0.42% of his services

27th 44th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,300an average of $100 per time performed $990
an average of $30 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
32
times performed,
0.4% of his services

28th 92nd

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,856an average of $933 per time performed $3,616
an average of $113 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.39% of his services

29th 64th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,643an average of $53 per time performed $1,612
an average of $52 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.39% of his services

30th 69th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$930an average of $30 per time performed $806
an average of $26 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99310
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 66th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$5,130an average of $190 per time performed $2,889
an average of $107 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge management, more than 30 minutes +

Nursing facility discharge management, more than 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99316
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.32% of his services

32nd 175th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,750an average of $150 per time performed $2,125
an average of $85 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.25% of his services

33rd 99th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$400an average of $20 per time performed $80
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.25% of his services

34th 226th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,000an average of $350 per time performed $1,500
an average of $75 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 35 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99226
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.25% of his services

35th 154th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,300an average of $215 per time performed $1,720
an average of $86 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
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

36th 166th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,150an average of $225 per time performed $1,974
an average of $141 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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