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HECTOR ROSARIO RUIZ M.T.

CALLE C BLQ.A-24 JARDINES DE CAROLINA, CAROLINA, PR, 00987 | (787) 750-1139

Specialist/Technologist, Pathology, Medical Technologist

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $193 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 18 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
123
Rank: 3rd
out of 19 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,153
Rank: 4th
out of 19 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.5 This Provider
Avg 18.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$24.1K
Rank: 4th
out of 19 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$196 This Provider
Avg $193

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 93 different services in 2013
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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
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 1st

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

110
patients got this service, 89% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$900an average of $3 per time performed $888
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

105
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,788an average of $11 per time performed $2,696
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
222
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 4th

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

102
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,186an average of $14 per time performed $2,540
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 3rd

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

97
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,044an average of $19 per time performed $3,111
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 6th

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

98
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$906an average of $4 per time performed $875
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 5th

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

82
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,358an average of $23 per time performed $3,286
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 7th

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

62
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,541an average of $14 per time performed $1,432
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 17th

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

31
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$542an average of $11 per time performed $522
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 11th

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

27
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,820an average of $42 per time performed $1,721
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 20th

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

27
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$231an average of $5 per time performed $223
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 31st

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

25
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$299an average of $8 per time performed $292
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 19th

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

29
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$797an average of $22 per time performed $777
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 22nd

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

24
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$284an average of $8 per time performed $274
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 18th

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

24
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$901an average of $26 per time performed $874
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 23rd

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

29
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$469an average of $13 per time performed $326
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 8th

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

28
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$366an average of $11 per time performed $319
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 30th

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

27
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$300an average of $9 per time performed $289
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 13th

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

24
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$293an average of $11 per time performed $288
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 29th

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

18
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$504an average of $21 per time performed $490
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$265an average of $12 per time performed $260
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.93% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$110an average of $5 per time performed $90
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.79% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$348an average of $20 per time performed $339
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.7% of his services

23rd 28th

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

13
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$75an average of $5 per time performed $72
an average of $5 per time performed

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

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