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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $392 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,178
Rank: 5th
out of 744 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,375
Rank: 6th
out of 744 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$504K
Rank: 4th
out of 744 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$428 This Provider
Avg $392

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
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 nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in an office
1,248
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 7th

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

445
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$112,320an average of $90 per time performed $64,834
an average of $52 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
1,246
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 6th

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

201
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$186,900an average of $150 per time performed $105,773
an average of $85 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in an office
1,148
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 19th

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

283
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$91,840an average of $80 per time performed $38,332
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
NA

Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/or family member +

Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/or family member ×

Service Code: 90833
Performed in an office
547
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

130
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$65,640an average of $120 per time performed $27,317
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
511
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 1st

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

165
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$45,990an average of $90 per time performed $28,534
an average of $56 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 an office
395
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 31st

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

359
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$108,625an average of $275 per time performed $52,721
an average of $133 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
333
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 9th

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

106
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$21,645an average of $65 per time performed $11,352
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 25 m... +

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99335
Performed in an office
317
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 40th

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

97
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$39,625an average of $125 per time performed $23,591
an average of $74 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 an office
300
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 16th

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

193
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$30,000an average of $100 per time performed $21,195
an average of $71 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
238
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 3rd

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

102
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$28,560an average of $120 per time performed $19,892
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
NA

Psychotherapy, 45 minutes with patient and/or family member +

Psychotherapy, 45 minutes with patient and/or family member ×

Service Code: 90836
Performed in an office
199
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 8th

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

71
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.1)
$29,850an average of $150 per time performed $12,579
an average of $63 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
155
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 22nd

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

115
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$42,625an average of $275 per time performed $25,611
an average of $165 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 40 m... +

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99336
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 49th

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

70
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$23,700an average of $162 per time performed $15,175
an average of $104 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
103
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 2nd

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$12,875an average of $125 per time performed $6,064
an average of $59 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 an office
81
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 32nd

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

69
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$12,250an average of $151 per time performed $8,810
an average of $109 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
54
times performed,
0.73% of his services

16th 39th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,850an average of $275 per time performed $7,501
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient assisted living visit, typically 45 minutes

Service Code: 99326
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.71% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,700an average of $225 per time performed $5,131
an average of $99 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
49
times performed,
0.66% of his services

18th 29th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$9,190an average of $188 per time performed $5,348
an average of $109 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
49
times performed,
0.66% of his services

19th 54th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,025an average of $225 per time performed $8,142
an average of $166 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
46
times performed,
0.62% of his services

20th 10th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$4,140an average of $90 per time performed $2,439
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 60 m... +

Established patient assisted living visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99337
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.56% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,120an average of $222 per time performed $6,427
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility annual assessment, typically 30 minutes +

Nursing facility annual assessment, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99318
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.37% of his services

22nd 74th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,400an average of $200 per time performed $1,620
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.3% of his services

23rd 11th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$1,760an average of $80 per time performed $732
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician 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 imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,600an average of $200 per time performed $566
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

25th 53rd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,125an average of $177 per time performed $1,219
an average of $102 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Benedict Gierl
Average for Psychiatry Providers in Illinois

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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