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Joel Estrada M.T.

Carretera 185 km 12.6, Carolina, P.R., 00985 | (787) 776-2492

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $134 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 12 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
158
Rank: 117th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,166
Rank: 128th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
13.7 This Provider
Avg 12.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$23.9K
Rank: 126th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$151 This Provider
Avg $134

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.

Individuals

JOAN PIJEM BERRIOS

EDESTHER CABALLERO-GIPPSON

Organizations

HOSPITAL ESPANOL AUXILI...

Patients saw before

Joel Estrada

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOAN PIJEM BERRIOS

EDESTHER CABALLERO-GIPPSON

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ

Organizations

HOSPITAL ESPANOL AUXILI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 25 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
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
378
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 1st

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

153
patients got this service, 97% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,134an average of $3 per time performed $1,134
an average of $3 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
246
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

132
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,706an average of $11 per time performed $2,706
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

133
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,315an average of $15 per time performed $2,652
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
201
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 4th

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

128
patients got this service, 81% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,819an average of $19 per time performed $3,015
an average of $15 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
172
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 8th

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

116
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$688an average of $4 per time performed $688
an average of $4 per time performed
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
162
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 9th

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

43
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$1,458an average of $9 per time performed $1,458
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 5th

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

97
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,427an average of $23 per time performed $3,427
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 7th

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

76
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,526an average of $14 per time performed $1,526
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 14th

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

43
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,456an average of $26 per time performed $1,456
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 10th

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

40
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$605an average of $11 per time performed $605
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 21st

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

39
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$561an average of $11 per time performed $561
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 13th

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

25
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$528an average of $12 per time performed $484
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 15th

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

30
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$410an average of $10 per time performed $410
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 19th

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

34
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$680an average of $20 per time performed $680
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 17th

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

26
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$297an average of $9 per time performed $297
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 11th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$160an average of $5 per time performed $160
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 34th

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

28
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$160an average of $5 per time performed $160
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 20th

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

21
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$377an average of $13 per time performed $377
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 12th

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

19
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,025an average of $41 per time performed $1,025
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.92% of his services

20th 25th

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

15
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$100an average of $5 per time performed $100
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.88% of his services

21st 22nd

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

18
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$399an average of $21 per time performed $399
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.88% of his services

22nd 18th

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

14
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$152an average of $8 per time performed $152
an average of $8 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.6% of his services

23rd 27th

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

12
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$169an average of $13 per time performed $169
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.6% of his services

24th 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$273an average of $21 per time performed $273
an average of $21 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
0.55% of his services

25th 16th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$60an average of $5 per time performed $60
an average of $5 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 "Specialist/Technologist, Pathology, Medical Technologist." 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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