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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $308 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 12 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
927
Rank: 20th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,736
Rank: 29th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.3 This Provider
Avg 12.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$407K
Rank: 13th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$439 This Provider
Avg $308

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

DANIEL HIRSCH MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 different services in 2014
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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
2,461
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 4th

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

638
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$492,200an average of $200 per time performed $213,541
an average of $87 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
656
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 5th

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

570
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$314,880an average of $480 per time performed $111,133
an average of $169 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
376
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

214
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$63,920an average of $170 per time performed $22,688
an average of $60 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
227
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 16th

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

90
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$36,547an average of $161 per time performed $17,134
an average of $75 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
155
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 33rd

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

135
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$44,485an average of $287 per time performed $21,742
an average of $140 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
60
times performed,
0.78% of his services

6th 17th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$20,040an average of $334 per time performed $6,917
an average of $115 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
43
times performed,
0.56% of his services

7th 10th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$10,535an average of $245 per time performed $3,664
an average of $85 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
21
times performed,
0.27% of his services

8th 22nd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,541an average of $121 per time performed $1,215
an average of $58 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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Daniel J Hirsch
Average for Infectious 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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