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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $508 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
672
Rank: 94th
out of 314 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,695
Rank: 100th
out of 314 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7 This Provider
Avg 8.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$458K
Rank: 35th
out of 314 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$681 This Provider
Avg $508

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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Ravi K. Damaraju
Average for Nephrology 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

GONGYU YANG

DANA SAMPALEANU

AMITABH SINGH

AJAY MEHTA

SUBBA RAJU

Organizations

SHERMAN HOSPITAL

PRESENCE HOSPITALS PRV

Patients saw before

Ravi K. Damaraju

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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
2,492
times performed,
53% of his services

1st 6th

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

336
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$475,972an average of $191 per time performed $209,328
an average of $84 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
1,023
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 9th

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

401
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$194,370an average of $190 per time performed $85,932
an average of $84 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
405
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 13th

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

324
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$162,000an average of $400 per time performed $66,015
an average of $163 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient ... +

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90962
Performed in an office
193
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 28th

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

39
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$66,199an average of $343 per time performed $28,950
an average of $150 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
191
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 3rd

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

81
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$25,403an average of $133 per time performed $11,269
an average of $59 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
112
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 23rd

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

51
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$58,240an average of $520 per time performed $20,608
an average of $184 per time performed
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
77
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 26th

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

77
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,710an average of $230 per time performed $9,933
an average of $129 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity

Service Code: 76770
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
1% of his services

8th Alert

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

66
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,114an average of $306 per time performed $5,106
an average of $74 per time performed
MEDICINE

Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age... +

Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age or older ×

Service Code: 90966
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 20th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$23,115an average of $345 per time performed $13,266
an average of $198 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hemodialysis procedure with one physician evaluation

Service Code: 90935
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.83% of his services

10th 11th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$5,460an average of $140 per time performed $2,379
an average of $61 per time performed
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patie... +

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90961
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.58% of his services

11th 16th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$12,825an average of $475 per time performed $5,400
an average of $200 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 "Specialist." 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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