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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $137 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
425
Rank: 2nd
out of 19 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,733
Rank: 2nd
out of 19 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.1 This Provider
Avg 3.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$57.3K
Rank: 2nd
out of 19 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$135 This Provider
Avg $137

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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James K. Nozaki
Average for Family Practice 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

James K. Nozaki

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 32 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

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
417
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 1st

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

270
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$39,198an average of $94 per time performed $17,514
an average of $42 per time performed
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
163
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,419an average of $113 per time performed $8,965
an average of $55 per time performed
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
131
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert

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

104
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,965an average of $15 per time performed $393
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, rang... +

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, range of motion, and flexibility, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97110
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
6% of his services

4th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,253an average of $51 per time performed $2,575
an average of $25 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 4th

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

92
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,350an average of $25 per time performed $2,350
an average of $25 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 9th

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

91
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,325an average of $25 per time performed $1,209
an average of $13 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
74
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 7th

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

64
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,366an average of $59 per time performed $1,184
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
4% of his services

8th Alert

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

58
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,562an average of $42 per time performed $610
an average of $10 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
57
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert

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

52
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,881an average of $33 per time performed $570
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,752an average of $64 per time performed $602
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,058an average of $49 per time performed $588
an average of $14 per time performed
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
42
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 18th

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

40
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,940an average of $70 per time performed $588
an average of $14 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
41
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,478an average of $158 per time performed $3,403
an average of $83 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$840an average of $21 per time performed $160
an average of $4 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
35
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,030an average of $258 per time performed $5,460
an average of $156 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
1% of his services

16th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,992an average of $208 per time performed $2,040
an average of $85 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,248an average of $52 per time performed $288
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,012an average of $44 per time performed $460
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,155an average of $55 per time performed $168
an average of $8 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$714an average of $34 per time performed $147
an average of $7 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of his services

21st Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,500an average of $175 per time performed $3,500
an average of $175 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.98% of his services

22nd Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$595an average of $35 per time performed $102
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.98% of his services

23rd Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,275an average of $75 per time performed $408
an average of $24 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
17
times performed,
0.98% of his services

24th 11th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,363an average of $139 per time performed $969
an average of $57 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.92% of his services

25th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$384an average of $24 per time performed $384
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82553
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.92% of his services

26th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$896an average of $56 per time performed $256
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Troponin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 84484
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.92% of his services

27th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,024an average of $64 per time performed $208
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.87% of his services

28th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $60 per time performed $900
an average of $60 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.81% of his services

29th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$560an average of $40 per time performed $224
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.75% of his services

30th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$663an average of $51 per time performed $260
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.69% of his services

31st Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$276an average of $23 per time performed $72
an average of $6 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Screening mammography of both breasts

Service Code: 77057
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.63% of his services

32nd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,144an average of $104 per time performed $561
an average of $51 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 "Family Medicine." 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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