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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $335 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
478
Rank: 3rd
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,368
Rank: 2nd
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$188K
Rank: 1st
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$394 This Provider
Avg $335

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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Romeo M. Samonte
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Guam

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

Romeo M. Samonte

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
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
1,339
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 2nd

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

434
patients got this service, 91% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$148,629an average of $111 per time performed $95,069
an average of $71 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
403
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

179
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$30,225an average of $75 per time performed $20,553
an average of $51 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
296
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 5th

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

41
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$30,488an average of $103 per time performed $24,272
an average of $82 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
258
times performed,
8% of his services

4th Alert

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

154
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,868an average of $46 per time performed $6,708
an average of $26 per time performed
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 an office
215
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 11th

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

185
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,935an average of $9 per time performed $1,290
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 12th

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

185
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,568an average of $12 per time performed $1,926
an average of $9 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert

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

77
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,596an average of $22 per time performed $2,006
an average of $17 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
113
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 15th

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

96
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$16,724an average of $148 per time performed $12,430
an average of $110 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
60
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 7th

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

41
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,060an average of $201 per time performed $8,820
an average of $147 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,313an average of $107 per time performed $5,015
an average of $85 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$0an average of $0 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 20th

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

58
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,802an average of $169 per time performed $3,654
an average of $63 per time performed
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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

41
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$533an average of $13 per time performed $533
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 6th

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

40
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$320an average of $8 per time performed $320
an average of $8 per time performed
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
30
times performed,
0.89% of his services

15th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,270an average of $209 per time performed $3,810
an average of $127 per time performed
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
26
times performed,
0.77% of his services

16th 3rd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$1,872an average of $72 per time performed $1,482
an average of $57 per time performed
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
24
times performed,
0.71% of his services

17th 8th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$936an average of $39 per time performed $744
an average of $31 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.45% of his services

18th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$285an average of $19 per time performed $150
an average of $10 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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