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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

BRAIN BIOLOGY LAB. P.S.C.

187 CALLE DALIA SUITE 219 ISLA VERDE MALL, CAROLINA, PR, 00979 | (787) 791-9630

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $180 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 16 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
308
Rank: 22nd
out of 529 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,059
Rank: 31st
out of 529 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.4 This Provider
Avg 16.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$58.4K
Rank: 29th
out of 529 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$190 This Provider
Avg $180

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 124 different services in 2015
(90 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

All Services

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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
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
816
times performed,
16% of services

1st 1st

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

294
patients got this service, 95% of patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$2,448.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $2,399.04
an average of $2.94 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
607
times performed,
12% of services

2nd 2nd

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

271
patients got this service, 88% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$6,640.58an average of $10.94 per time performed $6,294.59
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
527
times performed,
10% of services

3rd 3rd

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

245
patients got this service, 80% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$7,836.49an average of $14.87 per time performed $7,383.27
an average of $14.01 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
426
times performed,
8% of services

4th 8th

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

219
patients got this service, 71% of patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,895.70an average of $4.45 per time performed $1,797.72
an average of $4.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
421
times performed,
8% of services

5th 4th

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

219
patients got this service, 71% of patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$7,935.85an average of $18.85 per time performed $7,481.17
an average of $17.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
287
times performed,
6% of services

6th 5th

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

185
patients got this service, 60% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$6,784.68an average of $23.64 per time performed $6,431.67
an average of $22.41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
227
times performed,
4% of services

7th 7th

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

142
patients got this service, 46% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,100.82an average of $13.66 per time performed $2,939.65
an average of $12.95 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
2% of services

8th 11th

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

67
patients got this service, 22% of patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,436.40an average of $11.40 per time performed $1,360.80
an average of $10.80 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
2% of services

9th 16th

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

44
patients got this service, 14% of patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$564.06an average of $5.53 per time performed $534.48
an average of $5.24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
2% of services

10th 9th

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

76
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,999.36an average of $41.66 per time performed $3,790.08
an average of $39.48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
2% of services

11th 24th

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

50
patients got this service, 16% of patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$976.96an average of $11.36 per time performed $926.22
an average of $10.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
2% of services

12th 13th

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

55
patients got this service, 18% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,071.20an average of $25.89 per time performed $1,962.40
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of services

13th 15th

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

55
patients got this service, 18% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$725.25an average of $9.67 per time performed $687.00
an average of $9.16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
1% of services

14th 20th

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

50
patients got this service, 16% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$637.70an average of $9.11 per time performed $604.10
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of services

15th 14th

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

45
patients got this service, 15% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$496.54an average of $8.14 per time performed $470.31
an average of $7.71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
1% of services

16th 17th

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

47
patients got this service, 15% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$761.40an average of $12.69 per time performed $721.20
an average of $12.02 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
1% of services

17th 63rd

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

36
patients got this service, 12% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$648.09an average of $11.37 per time performed $614.46
an average of $10.78 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
1% of services

18th 18th

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

47
patients got this service, 15% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,186.14an average of $22.38 per time performed $1,124.66
an average of $21.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
1% of services

19th 32nd

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

36
patients got this service, 12% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$645.01an average of $12.17 per time performed $611.09
an average of $11.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for pathogenic organisms

Service Code: 87081
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
1% of services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 11% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$475.83an average of $9.33 per time performed $450.84
an average of $8.84 per time performed
medical
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
46
times performed,
0.91% of services

21st 19th

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

38
patients got this service, 12% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$241.50an average of $5.25 per time performed $217.12
an average of $4.72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.85% of services

22nd 12th

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

34
patients got this service, 11% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$512.13an average of $11.91 per time performed $485.04
an average of $11.28 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.83% of services

23rd 22nd

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

29
patients got this service, 9% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$354.90an average of $8.45 per time performed $336.42
an average of $8.01 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.71% of services

24th 21st

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

30
patients got this service, 10% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$763.56an average of $21.21 per time performed $723.60
an average of $20.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.57% of services

25th 37th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$774.30an average of $26.70 per time performed $733.41
an average of $25.29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.57% of services

26th 40th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$246.50an average of $8.50 per time performed $196.62
an average of $6.78 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.55% of services

27th 31st

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$579.32an average of $20.69 per time performed $549.08
an average of $19.61 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Total protein level, urine

Service Code: 84156
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.53% of services

28th 28th

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

18
patients got this service, 6% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$143.10an average of $5.30 per time performed $132.03
an average of $4.89 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.53% of services

29th 26th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$171.72an average of $6.36 per time performed $159.84
an average of $5.92 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.42% of services

30th 36th

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$279.30an average of $13.30 per time performed $264.60
an average of $12.60 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine volume measurement

Service Code: 81050
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.42% of services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$85.89an average of $4.09 per time performed $81.48
an average of $3.88 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.36% of services

32nd 48th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$164.16an average of $9.12 per time performed $155.34
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 87185
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.36% of services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$120.24an average of $6.68 per time performed $113.94
an average of $6.33 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.28% of services

34th 38th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$78.68an average of $5.62 per time performed $72.52
an average of $5.18 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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