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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
442
Rank: 5th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,349
Rank: 3rd
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$146K
Rank: 4th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$331 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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John R. Taitano
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

John R. Taitano

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,100
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 1st

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

366
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$82,500an average of $75 per time performed $49,500
an average of $45 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
510
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 8th

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

79
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$23,460an average of $46 per time performed $15,810
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
282
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

65
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$24,816an average of $88 per time performed $16,074
an average of $57 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 6th

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

241
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,318an average of $26 per time performed $6,318
an average of $26 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
242
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 10th

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

241
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,146an average of $13 per time performed $2,904
an average of $12 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
215
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 2nd

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

159
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$23,865an average of $111 per time performed $13,330
an average of $62 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
159
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 16th

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

113
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$13,515an average of $85 per time performed $9,063
an average of $57 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
144
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 7th

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

105
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$31,680an average of $220 per time performed $21,456
an average of $149 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
121
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 12th

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

103
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,452an average of $12 per time performed $968
an average of $8 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
121
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 11th

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

103
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,089an average of $9 per time performed $726
an average of $6 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
55
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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,420an average of $44 per time performed $1,760
an average of $32 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
53
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 5th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$5,830an average of $110 per time performed $4,346
an average of $82 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.69% of his services

13th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,311an average of $57 per time performed $989
an average of $43 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.6% of his services

14th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,240an average of $112 per time performed $1,640
an average of $82 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.54% of his services

15th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$432an average of $24 per time performed $432
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.48% of his services

16th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$432an average of $27 per time performed $176
an average of $11 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
15
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$975an average of $65 per time performed $975
an average of $65 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Skin test for tuberculosis

Service Code: 86580
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.36% of his services

18th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$108an average of $9 per time performed $72
an average of $6 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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