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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $335 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
398
Rank: 7th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,758
Rank: 8th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$135K
Rank: 5th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$339 This Provider
Avg $335

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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Young Chang
Average for Internal Medicine 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

Young Chang

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
947
times performed,
54% of his services

1st 2nd

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

353
patients got this service, 89% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$105,117an average of $111 per time performed $73,866
an average of $78 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
340
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 5th

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

41
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$35,020an average of $103 per time performed $28,220
an average of $83 per time performed
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
206
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 1st

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

124
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$15,862an average of $77 per time performed $11,536
an average of $56 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
3% of his services

4th Alert

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

38
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,564an average of $107 per time performed $4,472
an average of $86 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
51
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 7th

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,251an average of $201 per time performed $7,497
an average of $147 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
38
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,748an average of $46 per time performed $1,178
an average of $31 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
30
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 3rd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$2,160an average of $72 per time performed $1,740
an average of $58 per time performed
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,
2% of his services

8th 20th

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,901an average of $169 per time performed $2,958
an average of $102 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 15th

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,144an average of $148 per time performed $2,912
an average of $104 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.85% of his services

10th 8th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$585an average of $39 per time performed $465
an average of $31 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.63% of his services

11th 12th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$132an average of $12 per time performed $110
an average of $10 per time performed
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 an office
11
times performed,
0.63% of his services

12th 11th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$99an average of $9 per time performed $77
an average of $7 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 "Internal 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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