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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
1,315
Rank: 479th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,325
Rank: 38th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$704K
Rank: 27th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$536 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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Ramesh C. Dhingra
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

Ramesh C. Dhingra

Patients saw after

Individuals

RITA ABEJO

SONIA BOBRA

TIMOTHY OZGA

AAKASH AHUJA

PETER ZUEHLKE

Organizations

GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

SUPERIOR AIR-GROUND AMB...

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
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
3,120
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 7th

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

364
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
8.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$624,000an average of $200 per time performed $265,200
an average of $85 per time performed
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
1,127
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 1st

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

744
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$61,985an average of $55 per time performed $7,889
an average of $7 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
1,076
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 16th

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

225
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$228,112an average of $212 per time performed $121,588
an average of $113 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
605
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

312
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$102,850an average of $170 per time performed $36,300
an average of $60 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
439
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 10th

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

358
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$153,650an average of $350 per time performed $73,752
an average of $168 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
436
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 44th

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

91
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$218,000an average of $500 per time performed $81,968
an average of $188 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
426
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 5th

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

379
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$128,226an average of $301 per time performed $23,004
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
412
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 61st

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

178
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$20,600an average of $50 per time performed $4,532
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
412
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 6th

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

178
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$32,960an average of $80 per time performed $6,592
an average of $16 per time performed
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
259
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 104th

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$10,360an average of $40 per time performed $5,180
an average of $20 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
258
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 98th

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$5,160an average of $20 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
230
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 19th

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

130
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$34,500an average of $150 per time performed $7,590
an average of $33 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 and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
196
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 15th

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

188
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,600an average of $100 per time performed $3,528
an average of $18 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 interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
195
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 12th

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

187
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,500an average of $100 per time performed $2,535
an average of $13 per time performed
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
186
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 38th

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

174
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,250an average of $125 per time performed $4,092
an average of $22 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
109
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 158th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
6.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$18,530an average of $170 per time performed $11,990
an average of $110 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
106
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 39th

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

104
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,500an average of $250 per time performed $6,466
an average of $61 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
100
times performed,
0.97% of his services

18th 111th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$12,000an average of $120 per time performed $7,400
an average of $74 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.89% of his services

19th 74th

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

92
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,392an average of $26 per time performed $2,300
an average of $25 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 (afluria) ×

Service Code: Q2035
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.73% of his services

20th Alert

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

75
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,000an average of $40 per time performed $900
an average of $12 per time performed
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
72
times performed,
0.7% of his services

21st 42nd

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

70
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,400an average of $200 per time performed $1,152
an average of $16 per time performed
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
71
times performed,
0.69% of his services

22nd 34th

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

69
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,200an average of $200 per time performed $213
an average of $3 per time performed
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
53
times performed,
0.51% of his services

23rd 72nd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$5,300an average of $100 per time performed $2,968
an average of $56 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
39
times performed,
0.38% of his services

24th 41st

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,867an average of $253 per time performed $6,708
an average of $172 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 101st

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)
$8,500an average of $250 per time performed $5,202
an average of $153 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
32
times performed,
0.31% of his services

26th 30th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,200an average of $100 per time performed $1,600
an average of $50 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
30
times performed,
0.29% of his services

27th 2nd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,800an average of $160 per time performed $2,670
an average of $89 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.27% of his services

28th 89th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,000an average of $250 per time performed $2,464
an average of $88 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
22
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th 171st

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: 1.1)
$5,500an average of $250 per time performed $3,058
an average of $139 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.19% of his services

30th 138th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,000an average of $150 per time performed $1,200
an average of $60 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.16% of his services

31st 108th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$340an average of $20 per time performed $170
an average of $10 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
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd 224th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,200an average of $200 per time performed $1,376
an average of $86 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
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

33rd 334th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,424an average of $89 per time performed $1,040
an average of $65 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

34th 349th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$544an average of $34 per time performed $416
an average of $26 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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