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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $195 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,026
Rank: 448th
out of 731 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,326
Rank: 34th
out of 731 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$707K
Rank: 18th
out of 731 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$689 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $195

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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Ramesh C. Dhingra
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in Illinois

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 58 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

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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
3,170
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 6th

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

347
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$634,000an average of $200 per time performed $271,923
an average of $86 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
862
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 17th

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

210
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$202,570an average of $235 per time performed $96,992
an average of $113 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
639
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

304
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$108,630an average of $170 per time performed $37,944
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
538
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 1st

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

416
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,133an average of $56 per time performed $3,739
an average of $7 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
533
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 38th

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

96
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$266,500an average of $500 per time performed $99,772
an average of $187 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
395
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 10th

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

327
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$138,250an average of $350 per time performed $66,862
an average of $169 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 a facility
388
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 4th

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

337
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$197,729an average of $510 per time performed $19,932
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
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
310
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 5th

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

137
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,800an average of $80 per time performed $4,848
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
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
308
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 56th

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

136
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$15,400an average of $50 per time performed $3,524
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
260
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 22nd

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

147
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$39,000an average of $150 per time performed $8,434
an average of $32 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
191
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 119th

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

61
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$3,820an average of $20 per time performed $168
an average of $1 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: 93227
Performed in a facility
178
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 37th

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

163
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,449an average of $126 per time performed $3,783
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 162nd

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

60
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$6,760an average of $40 per time performed $3,647
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
161
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 14th

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

158
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,100an average of $100 per time performed $2,829
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
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
161
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,370an average of $170 per time performed $17,985
an average of $112 per time performed
medical
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 interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
159
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 11th

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

155
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,900an average of $100 per time performed $1,876
an average of $12 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
133
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 81st

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$16,560an average of $125 per time performed $9,815
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest, exercise, or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
91
times performed,
0.98% of his services

18th 39th

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

89
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,750an average of $250 per time performed $5,237
an average of $58 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
70
times performed,
0.75% of his services

19th 58th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$7,210an average of $103 per time performed $4,003
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
0.66% of his services

20th 74th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,950an average of $225 per time performed $5,485
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
0.64% of his services

21st 36th

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

59
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,000an average of $200 per time performed $898
an average of $15 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.61% of his services

22nd 143rd

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

57
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,220an average of $39 per time performed $479
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.59% of his services

23rd 63rd

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

54
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,190an average of $58 per time performed $1,478
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.48% of his services

24th 89th

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,250an average of $250 per time performed $6,914
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
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
43
times performed,
0.46% of his services

25th 33rd

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,300an average of $100 per time performed $1,966
an average of $46 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
36
times performed,
0.39% of his services

26th 44th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,800an average of $300 per time performed $6,151
an average of $171 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.36% of his services

27th 32nd

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,800an average of $200 per time performed $113
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
32
times performed,
0.34% of his services

28th 155th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,400an average of $200 per time performed $2,738
an average of $86 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
29
times performed,
0.31% of his services

29th 154th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,250an average of $250 per time performed $4,077
an average of $141 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
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

30th 2nd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,240an average of $160 per time performed $1,244
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

31st 126th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,650an average of $150 per time performed $660
an average of $60 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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