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Laboratorio Cardona Lamela, Inc.

94a calle san antonio, Isabela, P.R., 00662 | (787) 872-2175

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
273
Rank: 43rd
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,166
Rank: 39th
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 12.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$55.8K
Rank: 42nd
out of 568 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$204 This Provider is in the top 10%
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.

Patients saw before

Laboratorio Cardona Lamela, Inc.

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSE ALVAREZ MONTES

FRANCISCO JAUME BOSCIO

CARMEN GONZALEZ MUNOZ

ORLANDO MARINI ROMAN

IVAN VELAZQUEZ

Organizations

HOSPITAL COMUNITARIO BU...

HOSPITAL SAN CARLOS INC...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 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
838
times performed,
16% of its services

1st 1st

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

266
patients got this service, 97% of its patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$2,514an average of $3 per time performed $2,514
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
550
times performed,
11% of its services

2nd 2nd

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

236
patients got this service, 86% of its patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$6,600an average of $12 per time performed $6,050
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
409
times performed,
8% of its services

3rd 3rd

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

203
patients got this service, 74% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,953an average of $17 per time performed $4,908
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
405
times performed,
8% of its services

4th 4th

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

206
patients got this service, 75% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$8,505an average of $21 per time performed $5,670
an average of $14 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
400
times performed,
8% of its services

5th 9th

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

39
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,400an average of $11 per time performed $4,000
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
392
times performed,
8% of its services

6th 6th

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

200
patients got this service, 73% of its patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,960an average of $5 per time performed $1,568
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
248
times performed,
5% of its services

7th 5th

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

147
patients got this service, 54% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,696an average of $27 per time performed $5,952
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
195
times performed,
4% of its services

8th 7th

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

103
patients got this service, 38% of its patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,925an average of $15 per time performed $2,730
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
2% of its services

9th 11th

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

53
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$762an average of $6 per time performed $762
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
2% of its services

10th 13th

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

79
patients got this service, 29% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,495an average of $13 per time performed $1,035
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
2% of its services

11th 14th

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

68
patients got this service, 25% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,700an average of $30 per time performed $2,340
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
1% of its services

12th 15th

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

60
patients got this service, 22% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$847an average of $11 per time performed $770
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
1% of its services

13th 36th

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

51
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$988an average of $13 per time performed $912
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of its services

14th 32nd

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

47
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$592an average of $8 per time performed $296
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of its services

15th 30th

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

47
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$592an average of $8 per time performed $296
an average of $4 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
74
times performed,
1% of its services

16th 16th

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

51
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$444an average of $6 per time performed $370
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of its services

17th 19th

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

58
patients got this service, 21% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,898an average of $26 per time performed $1,679
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of its services

18th 10th

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

49
patients got this service, 18% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$949an average of $13 per time performed $803
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
1% of its services

19th 18th

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

47
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$648an average of $9 per time performed $648
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of its services

20th 25th

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

39
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$402an average of $6 per time performed $268
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84480
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
1% of its services

21st 138th

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

55
patients got this service, 20% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,518an average of $23 per time performed $1,320
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
1% of its services

22nd 21st

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

46
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$756an average of $12 per time performed $693
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
1% of its services

23rd 22nd

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

46
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,416an average of $24 per time performed $1,239
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
1% of its services

24th 23rd

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

46
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$513an average of $9 per time performed $456
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
1% of its services

25th 12th

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

46
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,475an average of $45 per time performed $2,310
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82042
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.99% of its services

26th 42nd

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

35
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$408an average of $8 per time performed $357
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for cytomegalovirus (cmv)

Service Code: 87271
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.72% of its services

27th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$629an average of $17 per time performed $555
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.68% of its services

28th 37th

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

28
patients got this service, 10% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,050an average of $30 per time performed $945
an average of $27 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
34
times performed,
0.66% of its services

29th 27th

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$510an average of $15 per time performed $442
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level after receiving dose of glucose +

Blood glucose (sugar) level after receiving dose of glucose ×

Service Code: 82950
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.62% of its services

30th 45th

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$224an average of $7 per time performed $224
an average of $7 per time performed
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
31
times performed,
0.6% of its services

31st 35th

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

22
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$248an average of $8 per time performed $217
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.56% of its services

32nd 20th

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$406an average of $14 per time performed $377
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.54% of its services

33rd 48th

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

24
patients got this service, 9% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$224an average of $8 per time performed $112
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.46% of its services

34th 31st

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$552an average of $23 per time performed $504
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.41% of its services

35th 39th

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$273an average of $13 per time performed $189
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for autoimmune disorder

Service Code: 86038
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.39% of its services

36th 40th

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$380an average of $19 per time performed $340
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.37% of its services

37th 47th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,235an average of $65 per time performed $1,102
an average of $58 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.35% of its services

38th 29th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$126an average of $7 per time performed $72
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.33% of its services

39th 44th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$153an average of $9 per time performed $85
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.33% of its services

40th 51st

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$102an average of $6 per time performed $51
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.23% of its services

41st 38th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$96an average of $8 per time performed $84
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor analysis

Service Code: 86430
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.23% of its services

42nd 60th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$108an average of $9 per time performed $96
an average of $8 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 "Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory." 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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