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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $310 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
422
Rank: 4th
out of 15 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,363
Rank: 1st
out of 15 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8 This Provider
Avg 5.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$148K
Rank: 3rd
out of 15 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$352 This Provider
Avg $310

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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John R. Taitano
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Guam

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 80 different services in 2013
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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
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
756
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 1st

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

304
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$86,653an average of $115 per time performed $56,262
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
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
670
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

95
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,318an average of $45 per time performed $20,542
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
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
290
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

199
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$22,687an average of $78 per time performed $8,784
an average of $30 per time performed
drug
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
189
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 7th

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

181
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,277an average of $12 per time performed $2,234
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 6th

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

179
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,021an average of $27 per time performed $4,927
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
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
173
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 4th

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

50
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,882an average of $80 per time performed $9,667
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
150
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 16th

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

121
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,860an average of $86 per time performed $8,684
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
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
136
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 9th

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

115
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,736an average of $226 per time performed $20,318
an average of $149 per time performed
medical
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
102
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 12th

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

88
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,185an average of $12 per time performed $758
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
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
102
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 12th

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

88
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$855an average of $8 per time performed $548
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
50
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 3rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$6,846an average of $137 per time performed $4,088
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,467an average of $33 per time performed $1,017
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.56% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$857an average of $45 per time performed $645
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.54% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
$686an average of $38 per time performed $454
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.48% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
$914an average of $57 per time performed $722
an average of $45 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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