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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $287 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
453
Rank: 1275th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,998
Rank: 859th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$228K
Rank: 450th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$504 This Provider
Avg $287

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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Nadeem Ahmad
Average for Internal Medicine 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.

Patients saw before

Nadeem Ahmad

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 8 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
1,401
times performed,
47% of his services

1st 5th

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

224
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$245,175an average of $175 per time performed $120,486
an average of $86 per time performed
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
530
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

158
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$60,950an average of $115 per time performed $25,970
an average of $49 per time performed
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
329
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 18th

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

188
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$82,250an average of $250 per time performed $38,164
an average of $116 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
293
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 3rd

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

115
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$26,370an average of $90 per time performed $17,580
an average of $60 per time performed
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
163
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 26th

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

88
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$16,300an average of $100 per time performed $4,890
an average of $30 per time performed
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
118
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 32nd

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

59
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$14,750an average of $125 per time performed $8,142
an average of $69 per time performed
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
109
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 31st

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

41
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$9,810an average of $90 per time performed $5,995
an average of $55 per time performed
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
55
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 94th

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

47
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,350an average of $170 per time performed $7,205
an average of $131 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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