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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 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,457
Rank: 11th
out of 326 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,853
Rank: 2nd
out of 326 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$894K
Rank: 3rd
out of 326 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$613 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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Dennis F. Kellar
Average for Pulmonary Disease Providers in Illinois

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 84 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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
1,633
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 2nd

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

397
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$323,334an average of $198 per time performed $137,172
an average of $84 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
1,042
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 4th

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

605
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$208,473an average of $200 per time performed $85,715
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
950
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 8th

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

560
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$63,650an average of $67 per time performed $26,562
an average of $28 per time performed
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
732
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

196
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$382,836an average of $523 per time performed $133,385
an average of $182 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
723
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 11th

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

558
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$71,577an average of $99 per time performed $33,865
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in an office
709
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 17th

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

547
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$65,937an average of $93 per time performed $32,302
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin for immediate ... +

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin for immediate reaction analysis ×

Service Code: 95004
Performed in an office
680
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,160an average of $12 per time performed $3,393
an average of $5 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
663
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 13th

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

393
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$179,010an average of $270 per time performed $73,600
an average of $111 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 a facility
480
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

101
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$120,000an average of $250 per time performed $52,901
an average of $110 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
470
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 41st

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

159
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$78,960an average of $168 per time performed $34,836
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
387
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 5th

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

301
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$52,245an average of $135 per time performed $21,045
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 12th

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

240
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$35,148an average of $116 per time performed $14,544
an average of $48 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
243
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 55th

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

210
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$76,059an average of $313 per time performed $33,604
an average of $138 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
190
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 6th

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

167
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$73,530an average of $387 per time performed $31,234
an average of $164 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 40 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 40 mg ×

Service Code: J2920
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

70
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,560an average of $20 per time performed $249
an average of $1 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
150
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 22nd

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

77
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$19,200an average of $128 per time performed $8,495
an average of $57 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,370an average of $10 per time performed $104
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 54th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,940an average of $44 per time performed $2,518
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.93% of his services

19th 53rd

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

95
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,600an average of $30 per time performed $1,727
an average of $14 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
119
times performed,
0.93% of his services

20th 26th

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

119
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,291an average of $389 per time performed $19,102
an average of $161 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of inhaled nitric oxide gas

Service Code: 95012
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
0.72% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

81
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,627an average of $39 per time performed $1,385
an average of $15 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
93
times performed,
0.72% of his services

22nd 1st

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

62
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$12,741an average of $137 per time performed $5,454
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
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
90
times performed,
0.7% of his services

23rd 67th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
6.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,420an average of $38 per time performed $1,284
an average of $14 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
87
times performed,
0.68% of his services

24th 33rd

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

80
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$125,725an average of $1,445 per time performed $44,180
an average of $508 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
75
times performed,
0.58% of his services

25th 40th

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

72
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$99,104an average of $1,321 per time performed $36,216
an average of $483 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic testing in a pulmonary function lab

Service Code: 94375
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.45% of his services

26th 20th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,234an average of $73 per time performed $1,670
an average of $29 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
44
times performed,
0.34% of his services

27th 49th

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: 3.6)
$3,652an average of $83 per time performed $1,598
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.34% of his services

28th 30th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,180an average of $95 per time performed $1,070
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient home visit, typically 60 minutes

Service Code: 99350
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.33% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,491an average of $337 per time performed $5,581
an average of $130 per time performed
drug
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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.32% of his services

30th 76th

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,895an average of $95 per time performed $601
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells us... +

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31624
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.25% of his services

31st 45th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,488an average of $609 per time performed $3,896
an average of $122 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of lung airways using an endoscope

Service Code: 31625
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.2% of his services

32nd 84th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,056an average of $656 per time performed $3,408
an average of $131 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of allergenic extracts for airborne allergens i... +

Injection of allergenic extracts for airborne allergens into skin for immediate reaction analysis ×

Service Code: 95027
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.82% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$216an average of $9 per time performed $91
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, each additional 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99292
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.18% of his services

34th 39th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,428an average of $236 per time performed $2,103
an average of $91 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
20
times performed,
0.16% of his services

35th 47th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,600an average of $80 per time performed $678
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Demonstration or evaluation of patient use of aerosol gen... +

Demonstration or evaluation of patient use of aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or intermittent positive pressure breathing (ippb) device ×

Service Code: 94664
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.12% of his services

36th 51st

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)
$480an average of $30 per time performed $231
an average of $14 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

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