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Luis Alonso & Co Inc

Calle ferrocarril santa maria medical building , Ponce, P.R., 00731

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
91
Services
Performed
1,721
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$17K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$187

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.

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 in 2014.

Organizations

HOSPITAL DAMAS INC.

LABORATORIO CLINICO TOLEDO

Patients saw before

Luis Alonso & Co Inc

Patients saw after

Individuals

GERMAN CHAVES

Organizations

HOSPITAL DAMAS INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 75 different services in 2014
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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
246
times performed,
14% of services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

89
patients got this service, 98% of patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$711an average of $3 per time performed $674
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
176
times performed,
10% of services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

78
patients got this service, 86% of patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$776an average of $4 per time performed $760
an average of $4 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: 85027
Performed in an office
172
times performed,
10% of services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

76
patients got this service, 84% of patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,424an average of $8 per time performed $1,397
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
9% of services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

72
patients got this service, 79% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,252an average of $15 per time performed $1,792
an average of $12 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
135
times performed,
8% of services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

70
patients got this service, 77% of patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$551an average of $4 per time performed $540
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
8% of services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

69
patients got this service, 76% of patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,435an average of $18 per time performed $1,839
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Travel allowance one way in connection with medically nec... +

Travel allowance one way in connection with medically necessary laboratory specimen collection drawn from home bound or nursing home bound patient; prorated trip charge. ×

Service Code: P9604
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
6% of services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 24% of patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,073an average of $10 per time performed $1,051
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
6% of services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

63
patients got this service, 69% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,072an average of $22 per time performed $2,030
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
3% of services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 34% of patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$672an average of $13 per time performed $658
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
3% of services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 31% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,715an average of $38 per time performed $1,680
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
2% of services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 24% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$382an average of $12 per time performed $315
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
2% of services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$284an average of $11 per time performed $279
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
2% of services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$285an average of $11 per time performed $279
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
2% of services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 20% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$311an average of $12 per time performed $305
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 87184
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
2% of services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$197an average of $8 per time performed $193
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

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

16th 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, 18% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$164an average of $8 per time performed $159
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 20% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$419an average of $20 per time performed $410
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
1% of services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 19% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$460an average of $24 per time performed $451
an average of $24 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
13
times performed,
0.76% of services

19th 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, 14% of patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$60an average of $5 per time performed $59
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.7% of services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 13% of patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$260an average of $22 per time performed $254
an average of $21 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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