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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $192 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
66
Rank: 7th
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
741
Rank: 6th
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$15.6K
Rank: 7th
out of 11 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$236 This Provider
Avg $192

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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Ray R. Laboy Espada
Average for General Practice Providers in Montana

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 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
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
111
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 1st

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

50
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$13,649an average of $123 per time performed $5,899
an average of $53 per time performed
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
87
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,740an average of $20 per time performed $258
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,796an average of $59 per time performed $865
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
9% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,146an average of $18 per time performed $192
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
8% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,679an average of $48 per time performed $736
an average of $13 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
39
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,634an average of $42 per time performed $410
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
38
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,726an average of $98 per time performed $1,280
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
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
34
times performed,
5% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,888an average of $173 per time performed $2,428
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,343an average of $71 per time performed $515
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,198an average of $63 per time performed $150
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,066an average of $56 per time performed $386
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$648an average of $41 per time performed $113
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,344an average of $84 per time performed $362
an average of $23 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

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.

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