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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
602
Rank: 163rd
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,344
Rank: 87th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.6 This Provider
Avg 3.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$237K
Rank: 100th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$394 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.

Patients saw before

MAHESH AGARWAL MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 34 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
767
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 1st

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

259
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$145,538an average of $190 per time performed $44,885
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
657
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

234
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$186,949an average of $285 per time performed $53,644
an average of $82 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
646
times performed,
19% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

224
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$177,133an average of $274 per time performed $54,781
an average of $85 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
315
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 16th

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

155
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$119,977an average of $381 per time performed $34,981
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
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
162
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 11th

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

143
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$59,469an average of $367 per time performed $17,436
an average of $108 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in a facility
150
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 7th

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

150
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,743an average of $25 per time performed $1,137
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in a facility
149
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 8th

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

149
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,905an average of $33 per time performed $1,496
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
126
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 9th

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

126
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,914an average of $39 per time performed $1,329
an average of $11 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
58
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 4th

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

48
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$34,318an average of $592 per time performed $10,694
an average of $184 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 33rd

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

44
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$910an average of $20 per time performed $892
an average of $19 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 99th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,266an average of $32 per time performed $472
an average of $12 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
32
times performed,
0.96% of his services

12th 31st

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,717an average of $554 per time performed $5,029
an average of $157 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
30
times performed,
0.9% of his services

13th 19th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$720an average of $24 per time performed $214
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.69% of his services

14th 13th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,415an average of $105 per time performed $721
an average of $31 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
23
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th 5th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,651an average of $202 per time performed $1,194
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.63% of his services

16th 79th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,008an average of $48 per time performed $548
an average of $26 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.63% of his services

17th 100th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,431an average of $211 per time performed $1,591
an average of $76 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
20
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 44th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,145an average of $407 per time performed $2,559
an average of $128 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.

Mahesh K Agarwal
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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