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Treatment Tracker » Guam » Tamuning

Ronald T. Kobayashi MD

590 south marine corps drive, Tamuning, Guam, 96913 | (671) 649-7588

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $199 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
236
Rank: 3rd
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
590
Rank: 2nd
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$48.5K
Rank: 3rd
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$205 This Provider
Avg $199

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Ronald T. Kobayashi
Average for General Surgery 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

Ronald T. Kobayashi

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
94
times performed,
16% of his services

1st Alert

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

41
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,862an average of $73 per time performed $5,170
an average of $55 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
87
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd Alert

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

84
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,487an average of $201 per time performed $13,398
an average of $154 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowe... +

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43239
Performed in a facility
70
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd Alert

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

68
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,580an average of $194 per time performed $6,580
an average of $94 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
68
times performed,
12% of his services

4th Alert

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

55
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,836an average of $27 per time performed $1,292
an average of $19 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
63
times performed,
11% of his services

5th 1st

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

53
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,213an average of $51 per time performed $2,268
an average of $36 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 7th

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

47
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,713an average of $79 per time performed $2,115
an average of $45 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual no... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk ×

Service Code: G0121
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
7% of his services

7th Alert

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

41
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,430an average of $230 per time performed $8,405
an average of $205 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
37
times performed,
6% of his services

8th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,810an average of $130 per time performed $3,404
an average of $92 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
36
times performed,
6% of his services

9th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,744an average of $104 per time performed $2,952
an average of $82 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patien... +

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patient 5 years or older ×

Service Code: 36556
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,108an average of $124 per time performed $1,683
an average of $99 per time performed
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
16
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,280an average of $80 per time performed $960
an average of $60 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$714an average of $51 per time performed $252
an average of $18 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 "Surgery." 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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