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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $305 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,223
Rank: 29th
out of 326 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,801
Rank: 5th
out of 326 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.38M
Rank: 1st
out of 326 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,127 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $305

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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This Provider's Services

This provider performed 28 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

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
5,191
times performed,
53% of his services

1st 3rd

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

602
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
8.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,091,506an average of $403 per time performed $962,931
an average of $186 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
777
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 13th

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

324
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$154,475an average of $199 per time performed $88,772
an average of $114 per time performed
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
636
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

161
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$134,864an average of $212 per time performed $54,550
an average of $86 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
480
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 1st

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

96
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$96,365an average of $201 per time performed $28,378
an average of $59 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
455
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 41st

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

97
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$72,800an average of $160 per time performed $33,879
an average of $74 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
230
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 4th

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

176
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$38,930an average of $169 per time performed $20,275
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung stretching capacity

Service Code: 94750
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 64th

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

109
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,660an average of $140 per time performed $15,477
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout +

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout ×

Service Code: 94727
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 34th

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

171
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,200an average of $91 per time performed $7,938
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of airway resistance by impulse oscillometry +

Measurement of airway resistance by impulse oscillometry ×

Service Code: 94728
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

171
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,000an average of $95 per time performed $7,658
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 11th

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

171
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,400an average of $97 per time performed $10,406
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of one lobe of lung using an endoscope

Service Code: 31628
Performed in a facility
169
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 63rd

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

152
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$45,292an average of $268 per time performed $27,170
an average of $161 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of lung airways using an endoscope

Service Code: 31625
Performed in a facility
168
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 84th

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

151
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$51,195an average of $305 per time performed $3,180
an average of $19 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
149
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 15th

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

48
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$21,697an average of $146 per time performed $4,758
an average of $32 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
95
times performed,
0.97% of his services

14th 55th

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

95
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,050an average of $190 per time performed $13,462
an average of $142 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
70
times performed,
0.71% of his services

15th 26th

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

70
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,716an average of $296 per time performed $11,625
an average of $166 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 a facility
64
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th 42nd

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$12,736an average of $199 per time performed $5,626
an average of $88 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
56
times performed,
0.57% of his services

17th 33rd

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$88,480an average of $1,580 per time performed $30,822
an average of $550 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout +

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout ×

Service Code: 94727
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 35th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,823an average of $91 per time performed $573
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of airway resistance by impulse oscillometry +

Measurement of airway resistance by impulse oscillometry ×

Service Code: 94728
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
0.54% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,035an average of $95 per time performed $573
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
0.54% of his services

20th 7th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,141an average of $97 per time performed $426
an average of $8 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
43
times performed,
0.44% of his services

21st 40th

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: 1.1)
$64,070an average of $1,490 per time performed $21,978
an average of $511 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
39
times performed,
0.4% of his services

22nd 6th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,060an average of $309 per time performed $6,508
an average of $167 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 a facility
32
times performed,
0.33% of his services

23rd 23rd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,480an average of $390 per time performed $3,335
an average of $104 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 a facility
31
times performed,
0.32% of his services

24th 25th

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: 1.6)
$5,270an average of $170 per time performed $2,017
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.31% of his services

25th 16th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,160an average of $239 per time performed $4,217
an average of $141 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 a facility
30
times performed,
0.31% of his services

26th 103rd

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,940an average of $298 per time performed $4,245
an average of $141 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 a facility
21
times performed,
0.21% of his services

27th 27th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,980an average of $380 per time performed $2,037
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.2% of his services

28th 14th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,000an average of $250 per time performed $2,277
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.16% of his services

29th 61st

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)
$3,840an average of $240 per time performed $1,770
an average of $111 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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