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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
201
Rank: 15th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,336
Rank: 13th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$68.5K
Rank: 13th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$341 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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Joel Marc C. Rubio
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

Joel Marc C. Rubio

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
351
times performed,
26% of his services

1st Alert

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

111
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,106an average of $6 per time performed $2,106
an average of $6 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
241
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 1st

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

121
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$18,557an average of $77 per time performed $12,532
an average of $52 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
216
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

113
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$24,192an average of $112 per time performed $15,984
an average of $74 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
94
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 15th

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

76
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,912an average of $148 per time performed $9,212
an average of $98 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
78
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 5th

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

30
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$8,346an average of $107 per time performed $6,396
an average of $82 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
71
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 10th

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

71
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,278an average of $18 per time performed $852
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 6th

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

70
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,960an average of $28 per time performed $1,890
an average of $27 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
41
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 25th

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

31
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$861an average of $21 per time performed $656
an average of $16 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
33
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 7th

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

31
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,930an average of $210 per time performed $5,181
an average of $157 per time performed
GENERAL

Fine needle aspiration using imaging guidance

Service Code: 10022
Performed in an office
32
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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,768an average of $149 per time performed $3,712
an average of $116 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
31
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

31
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,510an average of $210 per time performed $4,464
an average of $144 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
27
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 3rd

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$1,944an average of $72 per time performed $1,566
an average of $58 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$532an average of $28 per time performed $513
an average of $27 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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,134an average of $63 per time performed $1,098
an average of $61 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,248an average of $232 per time performed $2,604
an average of $186 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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