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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $191 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
501
Rank: 734th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,485
Rank: 177th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$360K
Rank: 164th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$718 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $191

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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Christopher Pavlovic
Average for Cardiology 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.

Patients saw before

Christopher Pavlovic

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 34 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
MEDICINE

Interpretation and report of electrical activity of heart... +

Interpretation and report of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads ×

Service Code: 93042
Performed in a facility
2,480
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 48th

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

182
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
13.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$109,120an average of $44 per time performed $14,880
an average of $6 per time performed
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
2,397
times performed,
37% of his services

2nd 7th

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

143
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
16.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$529,737an average of $221 per time performed $206,142
an average of $86 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
197
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

138
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$38,612an average of $196 per time performed $15,760
an average of $80 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
147
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 10th

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

132
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,272an average of $376 per time performed $24,990
an average of $170 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 a facility
131
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 5th

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

127
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,300an average of $300 per time performed $7,074
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads w... +

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93040
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 61st

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

77
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,802an average of $49 per time performed $1,078
an average of $11 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
95
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 6th

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

74
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,885an average of $83 per time performed $1,520
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 86th

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

74
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,655an average of $49 per time performed $855
an average of $9 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
93
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 16th

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

70
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$26,784an average of $288 per time performed $10,602
an average of $114 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 9th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$2,380an average of $34 per time performed $420
an average of $6 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
69
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 127th

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,245an average of $105 per time performed $2,415
an average of $35 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 169th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,478an average of $83 per time performed $1,254
an average of $19 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.93% of his services

13th 13th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,500an average of $175 per time performed $2,580
an average of $43 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 an office
59
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,390an average of $210 per time performed $6,549
an average of $111 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 an office
54
times performed,
0.83% of his services

15th 216th

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

52
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,840an average of $460 per time performed $7,452
an average of $138 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician supervision of a patient receiving medicare-cov... +

Physician supervision of a patient receiving medicare-covered services provided by a participating home health agency (patient not present) requiring complex and multidisciplinary care modalities involving regular physician development and/or revision of care plans, review of subsequent reports of patient status, review of laboratory and other studies, communication (including telephone calls) with other health care professionals involved in the patient's care, integration of new information into the medical treatment plan and/or adjustment of medical therapy, within a calendar month, 30 minutes or more ×

Service Code: G0181
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th 90th

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$6,300an average of $150 per time performed $3,780
an average of $90 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 an office
37
times performed,
0.57% of his services

17th 126th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$6,845an average of $185 per time performed $2,738
an average of $74 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.42% of his services

18th 25th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,300an average of $900 per time performed $7,263
an average of $269 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
21
times performed,
0.32% of his services

19th 11th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,983an average of $1,523 per time performed $3,780
an average of $180 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.29% of his services

20th 23rd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,866an average of $414 per time performed $1,425
an average of $75 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.28% of his services

21st 45th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,494an average of $83 per time performed $306
an average of $17 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of catheter into abdominal pelvic or leg artery +

Insertion of catheter into abdominal pelvic or leg artery ×

Service Code: 36245
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

22nd 257th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,490an average of $970 per time performed $2,108
an average of $124 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

23rd 21st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,074an average of $2,122 per time performed $7,225
an average of $425 per time performed
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
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 41st

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,624an average of $414 per time performed $2,768
an average of $173 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle or catheter into an artery of arm or leg +

Insertion of needle or catheter into an artery of arm or leg ×

Service Code: 36140
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

25th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,608an average of $788 per time performed $800
an average of $50 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation of imaging of... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation of imaging of artery of one arm or leg ×

Service Code: 75710
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

26th 128th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,440an average of $215 per time performed $720
an average of $45 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of blood vessel

Service Code: 75898
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

27th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,296an average of $331 per time performed $1,216
an average of $76 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

28th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,520an average of $95 per time performed $640
an average of $40 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.23% of his services

29th 30th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,390an average of $226 per time performed $735
an average of $49 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
15
times performed,
0.23% of his services

30th 44th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$7,785an average of $519 per time performed $2,850
an average of $190 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Repair of blood vessel of leg

Service Code: 35226
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.23% of his services

31st Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$47,955an average of $3,197 per time performed $11,550
an average of $770 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of catheter into chest or arm artery

Service Code: 36216
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

32nd 248th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,132an average of $938 per time performed $1,960
an average of $140 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

33rd 105th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,846an average of $142 per time performed $624
an average of $48 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation of infusion v... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation of infusion via catheter ×

Service Code: 75896
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

34th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,199an average of $1,323 per time performed $780
an average of $60 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

35th 26th

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)
$12,650an average of $1,150 per time performed $1,540
an average of $140 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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