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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
3,920
Rank: 9th
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,206
Rank: 82nd
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.1 This Provider
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$360K
Rank: 162nd
out of 897 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$92 This Provider
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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Ali R. Zaidi
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.

Individuals

RASHMI RAGHUVIR

MASOOD QAZI

GLENN HENRIKSON

JAMES SONG

MARK NITEKMAN

Organizations

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

A2CL SERVICES, LLC

Patients saw before

Ali R. Zaidi

Patients saw after

Individuals

CHONG KIM

JAMES WELCH

MUHYALDEEN DIA

MARK NITEKMAN

SCOTT GROSSBERG

Organizations

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

SUPERIOR AIR-GROUND AMB...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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

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
3,658
times performed,
45% of his services

1st 1st

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

2,727
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$65,844an average of $18 per time performed $25,606
an average of $7 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
1,719
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 7th

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

561
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$257,850an average of $150 per time performed $147,834
an average of $86 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
941
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 5th

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

881
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$305,825an average of $325 per time performed $50,814
an average of $54 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
339
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 10th

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

296
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$101,022an average of $298 per time performed $56,952
an average of $168 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
239
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 15th

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

239
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,246an average of $114 per time performed $4,302
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
231
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 12th

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

231
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,334an average of $114 per time performed $2,772
an average of $12 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 a facility
215
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 22nd

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

214
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$68,800an average of $320 per time performed $13,760
an average of $64 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
159
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 16th

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

89
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$36,729an average of $231 per time performed $18,285
an average of $115 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
126
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 11th

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

124
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,950an average of $325 per time performed $6,930
an average of $55 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

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

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
94
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 55th

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

94
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,080an average of $320 per time performed $6,862
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 9th

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

37
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,290an average of $15 per time performed $516
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.58% of his services

12th 14th

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

24
patients got this service, 0.61% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,016an average of $42 per time performed $720
an average of $15 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
39
times performed,
0.48% of his services

13th 42nd

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

37
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,290an average of $110 per time performed $624
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
39
times performed,
0.48% of his services

14th 34th

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

37
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,705an average of $95 per time performed $117
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.45% of his services

15th 78th

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

33
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,034an average of $82 per time performed $814
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.45% of his services

16th 49th

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

36
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,164an average of $572 per time performed $3,330
an average of $90 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.43% of his services

17th 109th

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

34
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,635an average of $361 per time performed $3,605
an average of $103 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
34
times performed,
0.41% of his services

18th 41st

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

34
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,356an average of $334 per time performed $5,746
an average of $169 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 a facility
33
times performed,
0.4% of his services

19th 35th

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

33
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,623an average of $231 per time performed $3,036
an average of $92 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
25
times performed,
0.3% of his services

20th 39th

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

25
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,725an average of $229 per time performed $1,450
an average of $58 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
23
times performed,
0.28% of his services

21st 6th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.54% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,380an average of $60 per time performed $368
an average of $16 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
22
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd 224th

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

22
patients got this service, 0.56% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,530an average of $115 per time performed $1,870
an average of $85 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 a facility
16
times performed,
0.19% of his services

23rd 103rd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.41% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,344an average of $334 per time performed $2,288
an average of $143 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

24th 32nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$770an average of $70 per time performed $286
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 "Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital." 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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