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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
1,350
Rank: 44th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,752
Rank: 307th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.3 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$287K
Rank: 294th
out of 4,416 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$213 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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Suresh V. Shingala
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

Suresh V. Shingala

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
2,566
times performed,
45% of his services

1st 13th

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

1,309
patients got this service, 97% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$25,660an average of $10 per time performed $17,962
an average of $7 per time performed
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
1,517
times performed,
26% of his services

2nd 5th

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

282
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$226,033an average of $149 per time performed $130,462
an average of $86 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
334
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 6th

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

268
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$95,190an average of $285 per time performed $56,780
an average of $170 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
273
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 125th

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

256
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,505an average of $185 per time performed $15,015
an average of $55 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in a facility
221
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 429th

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

184
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,260an average of $60 per time performed $4,641
an average of $21 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 a facility
218
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 15th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
7.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$27,250an average of $125 per time performed $16,132
an average of $74 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
212
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 1st

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

119
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$26,500an average of $125 per time performed $18,656
an average of $88 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretati... +

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretation of patient-triggered events greater than 24-hour ekg up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93228
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert

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

142
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,800an average of $100 per time performed $3,256
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 228th

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

74
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,625an average of $195 per time performed $5,625
an average of $75 per time performed
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
58
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 14th

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

56
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,730an average of $185 per time performed $6,902
an average of $119 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
54
times performed,
0.94% of his services

11th 2nd

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,400an average of $100 per time performed $3,294
an average of $61 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
35
times performed,
0.61% of his services

12th 18th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,750an average of $250 per time performed $4,095
an average of $117 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 a facility
27
times performed,
0.47% of his services

13th 53rd

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)
$4,995an average of $185 per time performed $3,780
an average of $140 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.24% of his services

14th 443rd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,400an average of $100 per time performed $308
an average of $22 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 "Interventional Cardiology." 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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