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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $292 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,424
Rank: 12th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,836
Rank: 7th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.5 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$553K
Rank: 7th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$388 This Provider
Avg $292

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.

Individuals

MICHAEL RECHITSKY

MILTON HUMMEL

NIRAV SHAH

JAMES LINK

PHILIP GILROY

Organizations

NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDIC...

ADVOCATE HEALTH AND HOS...

Patients saw before

FIRAS DAIRI MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

PHILIP GILROY

SHAHID ALI

MILTON HUMMEL

MICHAEL RECHITSKY

NIRAV SHAH

Organizations

NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDIC...

MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 47 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 hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
1,822
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 1st

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

551
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$218,640an average of $120 per time performed $103,326
an average of $57 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
1,143
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

419
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$194,310an average of $170 per time performed $93,612
an average of $82 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
637
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 4th

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

359
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$382,200an average of $600 per time performed $113,513
an average of $178 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
617
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 5th

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

396
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$61,700an average of $100 per time performed $31,973
an average of $52 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
576
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 3rd

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

334
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$80,761an average of $140 per time performed $42,296
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in a facility
510
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 7th

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

494
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,500an average of $50 per time performed $3,672
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout +

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout ×

Service Code: 94727
Performed in a facility
509
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 38th

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

493
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,450an average of $50 per time performed $4,907
an average of $10 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 a facility
447
times performed,
6% of his services

8th 9th

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

435
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,820an average of $60 per time performed $4,568
an average of $10 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
412
times performed,
5% of his services

9th 6th

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

348
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$107,120an average of $260 per time performed $66,340
an average of $161 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
157
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 44th

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

138
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$149,150an average of $950 per time performed $16,510
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
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
144
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 15th

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

144
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,800an average of $200 per time performed $17,303
an average of $120 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 a facility
137
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 23rd

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

130
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$89,050an average of $650 per time performed $13,774
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pulmonary exercise testing

Service Code: 94620
Performed in a facility
107
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 42nd

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

101
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$37,450an average of $350 per time performed $2,517
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung stretching capacity

Service Code: 94750
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 67th

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

63
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,300an average of $100 per time performed $4,455
an average of $54 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 a facility
75
times performed,
0.96% of his services

15th 19th

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

73
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,500an average of $60 per time performed $505
an average of $7 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 a facility
70
times performed,
0.89% of his services

16th 28th

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$45,500an average of $650 per time performed $6,797
an average of $97 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
63
times performed,
0.8% of his services

17th 10th

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,780an average of $60 per time performed $1,469
an average of $23 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
55
times performed,
0.7% of his services

18th 45th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,025an average of $55 per time performed $1,782
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Emergent insertion of breathing tube into windpipe cartil... +

Emergent insertion of breathing tube into windpipe cartilage using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31500
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.41% of his services

19th 77th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,800an average of $150 per time performed $2,933
an average of $92 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
29
times performed,
0.37% of his services

20th 31st

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,296an average of $252 per time performed $4,369
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pulmonary exercise testing

Service Code: 94620
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.36% of his services

21st 24th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,800an average of $350 per time performed $604
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using ear or fi... +

Measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using ear or finger device ×

Service Code: 94760
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.32% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$625an average of $25 per time performed $60
an average of $2 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
24
times performed,
0.31% of his services

23rd 16th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,200an average of $175 per time performed $2,552
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of lung airways using an endoscope

Service Code: 31625
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.28% of his services

24th 86th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,660an average of $1,030 per time performed $3,045
an average of $138 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patien... +

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patient 5 years or older ×

Service Code: 36556
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

25th 65th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,500an average of $500 per time performed $1,916
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of lung airways using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of lung airways using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31622
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th 69th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,220an average of $940 per time performed $1,582
an average of $122 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.

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Firas Dairi
Average for Pulmonary Disease 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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