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Top 25 physician groups in Illinois by Medicare charges

Medicare charges for physician groups give insight into the size, clinical activity, and the relative cost of procedures and patient visits for these facilities.

The state of Illinois is home to nearly 5,400 physician groups, ranging in size from a single physician to more than 1,000 members.

Using data from the Definitive Healthcare PhysicianGroupView product, we compiled a list of the top physician groups in Illinois based on the highest total Medicare charges.

Illinois physician groups by highest Medicare charges

RankDefinitive IDPhysician group nameCityNumber of physiciansMedicare chargesExplore dataset
1552709Northwestern Medical GroupGeneva1,339$718,005,494 Explore
2955695Duly Health and Care (FKA DuPage Medical Group)Downers Grove852$520,463,527 Explore
3724787University of Chicago Medicine PhysiciansHarvey1,320$484,433,240 Explore
4956922Springfield ClinicSpringfield386$407,833,051 Explore
5552133OSF Healthcare Physicians (FKA OSF Medical Group)Abingdon1,062$405,130,996 Explore
6550274Carle Health Physicians (FKA Carle Physician Group)Mahomet782$334,510,153 Explore
7641879Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical GroupWinfield888$319,021,486 Explore
81046191NorthShore Medical GroupEvanston1,152$306,330,368 Explore
9639919Metro Infectious Disease Consultants (MIDC)Burr Ridge134$291,612,119 Explore
10654542Illinois Cancer Care PC (AKA Oncology Hematology Association of Central Illinois)Peoria24$258,554,792 Explore
111027741Rush PhysiciansChicago898$224,999,521 Explore
12700000Loyola Medical Group (FKA MacNeal Physicians Group)Berwyn701$223,777,825 Explore
13684443Illinois Cancer SpecialistsArlington Heights22$222,228,315 Explore
14656708Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (FKA Igor Rechitsky MD Neurologist LTD)Des Plaines174$221,953,474 Explore
15955527Athletico Physical TherapyOak Brook63$217,669,417 Explore
16955314ATI Physical TherapyBolingbrook23$209,634,667 Explore
17550557Quincy Medical GroupQuincy231$205,579,285 Explore
18691527Cancer Care Specialists of Central IllinoisDecatur34$204,939,068 Explore
19955860Lifeline Vascular CareVernon Hills89$203,592,487 Explore
20748424Associates in NephrologyChicago371$187,389,528 Explore
21841184Specialists In Medical ImagingPeoria176$185,290,600 Explore
22550221Advocate Medical GroupBuffalo Grove626$181,322,519 Explore
23755690Affiliated Oncologists LLCOak Lawn26$155,026,995 Explore
24550292Christie ClinicChampaign130$151,951,125 Explore
25630881Midwest Anesthesia Partners LLC (AKA Park Ridge Anesthesiology Associates)Arlington Heights279$150,599,507 Explore

Fig. 1 Data is from the Definitive Healthcare PhysicianGroupView product. Physician group data is sourced from proprietary research and aggregated from provider Public Use File (PUF) data. Data accurate as of May 2022.

Which is the largest physician group in Illinois based on Medicare charges?

Northwestern Medical Group, headquartered in Geneva, had the most Medicare charges of all physician groups in Illinois. It also has the highest number of physicians among Illinois physician groups. Northwestern Medical Group is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, a leading academic medical center in the state and a top hospital in Chicago.

Duly Health and Care, formerly known as DuPage Medical Group, and University of Chicago Medicine Physicians round out the top three physician groups in Illinois by Medicare charges.

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