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LABORATORIO CLINICO GARCIA INC

21 CALLE RUIZ BELVIS , CABO ROJO, PR, 00623 | (787) 851-1362

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $175 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 16 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
155
Rank: 98th
out of 536 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,774
Rank: 93rd
out of 536 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.9 This Provider
Avg 15.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$30.4K
Rank: 94th
out of 536 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$196 This Provider
Avg $175

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

RAMON SOSA GARCIA

JESUS ROMERO PEREZ

VIRGEN ACOSTA ACOSTA

DANIEL VALLE

JANSEN COLBERG

Organizations

HOSPITAL DE LA CONCEPCI...

Patients saw before

LABORATORIO CLINICO GARCIA INC

Patients saw after

Individuals

RAMON SOSA GARCIA

DANIEL VALLE

JESUS ROMERO PEREZ

GLADYS ORTIZ PAGAN

JANSEN COLBERG

Organizations

HOSPITAL DE LA CONCEPCI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 103 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
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
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
490
times performed,
18% of services

1st 1st

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

151
patients got this service, 97% of patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,470an average of $3 per time performed $1,441
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
322
times performed,
12% of services

2nd 2nd

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

144
patients got this service, 93% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,548an average of $11 per time performed $3,349
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
9% of services

3rd 6th

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

126
patients got this service, 81% of patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,120an average of $4 per time performed $1,058
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
207
times performed,
7% of services

4th 4th

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

119
patients got this service, 77% of patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,927an average of $19 per time performed $2,852
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
205
times performed,
7% of services

5th 3rd

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

113
patients got this service, 73% of patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,069an average of $15 per time performed $2,401
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
184
times performed,
7% of services

6th 5th

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

103
patients got this service, 66% of patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,377an average of $24 per time performed $4,134
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
5% of services

7th 7th

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

74
patients got this service, 48% of patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,733an average of $14 per time performed $1,635
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
3% of services

8th 12th

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

56
patients got this service, 36% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,005an average of $12 per time performed $819
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
3% of services

9th 14th

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

34
patients got this service, 22% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$423an average of $6 per time performed $400
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
2% of services

10th 10th

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

46
patients got this service, 30% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,768an average of $42 per time performed $2,613
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
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
55
times performed,
2% of services

11th 9th

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

25
patients got this service, 16% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$553an average of $10 per time performed $542
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
2% of services

12th 21st

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

31
patients got this service, 20% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$425an average of $9 per time performed $402
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
2% of services

13th 16th

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

40
patients got this service, 26% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$376an average of $8 per time performed $356
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
2% of services

14th 13th

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

39
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,147an average of $26 per time performed $1,082
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
1% of services

15th 18th

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

39
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$879an average of $23 per time performed $830
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
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
35
times performed,
1% of services

16th 17th

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

29
patients got this service, 19% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$176an average of $5 per time performed $166
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
1% of services

17th 22nd

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

26
patients got this service, 17% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$662an average of $21 per time performed $625
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

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

18th 20th

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

15
patients got this service, 10% of patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$370an average of $13 per time performed $349
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.9% of services

19th 36th

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

15
patients got this service, 10% of patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$139an average of $6 per time performed $108
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.87% of services

20th 11th

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

21
patients got this service, 14% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$274an average of $11 per time performed $260
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.83% of services

21st 23rd

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

20
patients got this service, 13% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$263an average of $11 per time performed $248
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza a virus

Service Code: 87276
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.76% of services

22nd 88th

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

17
patients got this service, 11% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$324an average of $15 per time performed $306
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.54% of services

23rd 34th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$113an average of $8 per time performed $60
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.5% of services

24th 28th

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

11
patients got this service, 7% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$103an average of $7 per time performed $97
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.5% of services

25th 33rd

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

13
patients got this service, 8% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$187an average of $13 per time performed $177
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82042
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.47% of services

26th 51st

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

12
patients got this service, 8% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$95an average of $7 per time performed $90
an average of $7 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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