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Virginia M. Santiago Mercado BSMT

369 ave domenech, San juan, P.R., 00918 | (787) 765-2556

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
226
Rank: 65th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,911
Rank: 62nd
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.3 This Provider
Avg 12.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$45.2K
Rank: 55th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$200 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

CARLOS MARRERO

WILLIAM CRUZ

GILBERTO RAMIREZ

RICARDO CASTRO

JOSE LAZAGA

Organizations

HOSPITAL ESPANOL AUXILI...

ASOCIACION HOSPITAL DEL...

Patients saw before

Virginia M. Santiago Mercado

Patients saw after

Individuals

ANGEL PACHECO-RIVERA

GILBERTO RAMIREZ

WILLIAM CRUZ

CARLOS MARRERO

JOSE LAZAGA

Organizations

HOSPITAL ESPANOL AUXILI...

ASOCIACION HOSPITAL DEL...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 36 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
643
times performed,
16% of her services

1st 1st

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

214
patients got this service, 95% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,929an average of $3 per time performed $1,929
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
468
times performed,
12% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

196
patients got this service, 87% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$5,148an average of $11 per time performed $5,148
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
402
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

190
patients got this service, 84% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,628an average of $14 per time performed $4,422
an average of $11 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
384
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 6th

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

179
patients got this service, 79% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,920an average of $5 per time performed $1,536
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
338
times performed,
9% of her services

5th 4th

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

173
patients got this service, 77% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,422an average of $19 per time performed $5,070
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 5th

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

131
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,830an average of $21 per time performed $4,830
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 7th

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

95
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,212an average of $14 per time performed $2,212
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 66th

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

85
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,860an average of $12 per time performed $1,860
an average of $12 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
106
times performed,
3% of her services

9th 16th

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

64
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$530an average of $5 per time performed $530
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 12th

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

68
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,738an average of $42 per time performed $3,738
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 15th

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

64
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,886an average of $23 per time performed $820
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 14th

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

42
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,898an average of $26 per time performed $1,898
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 22nd

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

48
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,342an average of $22 per time performed $1,281
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 20th

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

40
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$540an average of $9 per time performed $540
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 11th

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

32
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$348an average of $6 per time performed $348
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 17th

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

48
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$504an average of $9 per time performed $504
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 23rd

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

29
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$344an average of $8 per time performed $344
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82042
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 42nd

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

26
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$168an average of $4 per time performed $168
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 18th

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

27
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$312an average of $8 per time performed $312
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86141
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.95% of her services

20th 65th

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

31
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$703an average of $19 per time performed $666
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor analysis

Service Code: 86430
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.84% of her services

21st 60th

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$264an average of $8 per time performed $264
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.79% of her services

22nd 31st

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

28
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$651an average of $21 per time performed $651
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Glutamyltransferase (liver enzyme) level

Service Code: 82977
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.77% of her services

23rd 43rd

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

17
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$300an average of $10 per time performed $180
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.77% of her services

24th 13th

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

26
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$270an average of $9 per time performed $240
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.77% of her services

25th 19th

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

29
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$690an average of $23 per time performed $690
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Dihydroxyvitamin d, 1, 25 level

Service Code: 82652
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.77% of her services

26th 73rd

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

29
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,650an average of $55 per time performed $1,650
an average of $55 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.69% of her services

27th 37th

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$729an average of $27 per time performed $729
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Homocysteine (amino acid) level

Service Code: 83090
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.66% of her services

28th 92nd

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

23
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$624an average of $24 per time performed $624
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.66% of her services

29th 49th

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

21
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$234an average of $9 per time performed $234
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine measurement

Service Code: 82540
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.56% of her services

30th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$154an average of $7 per time performed $154
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.54% of her services

31st 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$147an average of $7 per time performed $147
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for autoimmune disorder

Service Code: 86038
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.51% of her services

32nd 40th

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$340an average of $17 per time performed $340
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.49% of her services

33rd 25th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$114an average of $6 per time performed $95
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine clearance measurement to test for kidney function +

Creatinine clearance measurement to test for kidney function ×

Service Code: 82575
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.43% of her services

34th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$238an average of $14 per time performed $221
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.36% of her services

35th 57th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$70an average of $5 per time performed $70
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ige (immune system protein) level

Service Code: 82785
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.28% of her services

36th 113th

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$264an average of $24 per time performed $253
an average of $23 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 "Clinical Laboratory Director, Non-physician." 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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