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Laboratorio Blasor Inc.

8163 calle concordia, Ponce, P.R., 00717 | (787) 842-6161

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $134 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 12 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
162
Rank: 116th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,851
Rank: 94th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.6 This Provider
Avg 12.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$32.8K
Rank: 91st
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$203 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $134

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.

Individuals

GERMAN CHAVES

JORGE TORRES

JORGE GUTIERREZ

RICHARD GILES

PEDRO FARINACCI MORALES

Organizations

HOSPITAL DAMAS INC

SAINT LUKES MEMORIAL HO...

Patients saw before

Laboratorio Blasor Inc.

Patients saw after

Individuals

GERMAN CHAVES

JORGE TORRES

PEDRO FARINACCI MORALES

GAMALIER BERMUDEZ-RUIZ

LUIS RUIZ RIVERA

Organizations

HOSPITAL DAMAS INC

SAINT LUKES MEMORIAL HO...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 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
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
528
times performed,
19% of its services

1st 1st

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

155
patients got this service, 96% of its patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,584an average of $3 per time performed $1,584
an average of $3 per time performed
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
320
times performed,
11% of its services

2nd 2nd

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

131
patients got this service, 81% of its patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,520an average of $11 per time performed $3,520
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
299
times performed,
10% of its services

3rd 3rd

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

129
patients got this service, 80% of its patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,485an average of $15 per time performed $3,588
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
290
times performed,
10% of its services

4th 4th

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

131
patients got this service, 81% of its patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,800an average of $20 per time performed $4,350
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
227
times performed,
8% of its services

5th 6th

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

113
patients got this service, 70% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,135an average of $5 per time performed $908
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
7% of its services

6th 5th

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

113
patients got this service, 70% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,872an average of $24 per time performed $4,872
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
3% of its services

7th 7th

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

53
patients got this service, 33% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,330an average of $14 per time performed $1,330
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
3% of its services

8th 13th

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

54
patients got this service, 33% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,032an average of $12 per time performed $860
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
2% of its services

9th 10th

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

40
patients got this service, 25% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$852an average of $12 per time performed $781
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
2% of its services

10th 36th

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

40
patients got this service, 25% of its patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$910an average of $13 per time performed $840
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
2% of its services

11th 21st

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

40
patients got this service, 25% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$828an average of $12 per time performed $759
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
2% of its services

12th 12th

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

50
patients got this service, 31% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,881an average of $43 per time performed $2,814
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
2% of its services

13th 20th

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

43
patients got this service, 27% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$832an average of $13 per time performed $832
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
2% of its services

14th 14th

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

34
patients got this service, 21% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,458an average of $27 per time performed $1,404
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
2% of its services

15th 23rd

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

34
patients got this service, 21% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$392an average of $8 per time performed $392
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of its services

16th 19th

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

36
patients got this service, 22% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$874an average of $23 per time performed $836
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of its services

17th 15th

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

29
patients got this service, 18% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$380an average of $10 per time performed $380
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of its services

18th 22nd

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

25
patients got this service, 15% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$660an average of $22 per time performed $630
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of its services

19th 11th

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

21
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$180an average of $6 per time performed $180
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.95% of its services

20th 17th

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

21
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$270an average of $10 per time performed $243
an average of $9 per time performed
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
27
times performed,
0.95% of its services

21st 16th

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

18
patients got this service, 11% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$135an average of $5 per time performed $135
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.88% of its services

22nd 39th

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

16
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$300an average of $12 per time performed $225
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.81% of its services

23rd 18th

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

17
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$207an average of $9 per time performed $184
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.67% of its services

24th 38th

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

14
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$133an average of $7 per time performed $133
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.67% of its services

25th 32nd

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

13
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$133an average of $7 per time performed $76
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.63% of its services

26th 30th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$144an average of $8 per time performed $72
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.49% of its services

27th 25th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$84an average of $6 per time performed $70
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.49% of its services

28th 54th

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$182an average of $13 per time performed $168
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.46% of its services

29th 31st

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

13
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$273an average of $21 per time performed $273
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Homocysteine (amino acid) level

Service Code: 83090
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.46% of its services

30th 92nd

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$312an average of $24 per time performed $312
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.39% of its services

31st 26th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$110an average of $10 per time performed $55
an average of $5 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 "Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory." 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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