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JOSE MUNOZ BENEDICTO MD

#100 CARR. 165 TORRE I CTRO INTERNACIONAL DE MERCADEO SUITE 304, GUAYNABO, PR, 00968 | (787) 620-5050

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $270 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
333
Rank: 17th
out of 546 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
26,632
Rank: 1st
out of 546 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
80 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$387K
Rank: 2nd
out of 546 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,164 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $270

Note: About 87% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, natalizumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J2323
Performed in an office
18,900
times performed,
71% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$243,432an average of $13 per time performed $190,701
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
3,840
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

54
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$54,490an average of $14 per time performed $42,778
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
304
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,233an average of $99 per time performed $23,666
an average of $78 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
190
times performed,
0.71% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,691an average of $225 per time performed $33,843
an average of $178 per time performed
drug
NA

Zoldedronic acid 1mg

Service Code: Q2051
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.39% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,702an average of $188 per time performed $15,447
an average of $147 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
83
times performed,
0.31% of his services

6th 5th

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

30
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$7,612an average of $92 per time performed $4,636
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
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
73
times performed,
0.27% of his services

7th 6th

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

69
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,591an average of $77 per time performed $4,339
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or ... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.25% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

56
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,509an average of $53 per time performed $2,759
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.23% of his services

9th 10th

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

61
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,122an average of $18 per time performed $623
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.22% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

59
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,132an average of $53 per time performed $2,473
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
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
40
times performed,
0.15% of his services

11th 31st

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

40
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,523an average of $263 per time performed $5,100
an average of $128 per time performed
medical
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
29
times performed,
0.11% of his services

12th 16th

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

29
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,798an average of $131 per time performed $2,056
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

13th 8th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$247an average of $19 per time performed $73
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Emergency department visit, moderately severe problem

Service Code: 99283
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.05% of his services

14th 20th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$336an average of $28 per time performed $263
an average of $22 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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