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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $928 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 59 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
333
Rank: 3rd
out of 72 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
48,098
Rank: 1st
out of 72 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
144.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 58.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$802K
Rank: 1st
out of 72 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,409 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $928

Note: About 90% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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Ismael Torres Rosario
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Puerto Rico

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 different services in 2013
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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicar... +

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered) ×

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
18,575
times performed,
39% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
8.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$419,238an average of $23 per time performed $329,521
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
2,760
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,275an average of $14 per time performed $30,553
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
2,630
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$176,157an average of $67 per time performed $138,864
an average of $53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
534
times performed,
1% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

120
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$288an average of $1 per time performed $230
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
526
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 10th

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

141
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6)
$50,470an average of $96 per time performed $37,136
an average of $71 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
466
times performed,
0.97% of his services

6th 4th

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

246
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$25,877an average of $56 per time performed $18,314
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
387
times performed,
0.8% of his services

7th 11th

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$8,429an average of $22 per time performed $6,478
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
NA

Zoldedronic acid 1mg

Service Code: Q2051
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
0.44% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,032an average of $196 per time performed $28,293
an average of $132 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
0.37% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,446an average of $225 per time performed $31,658
an average of $176 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
0.37% of his services

10th 23rd

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

46
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$3,332an average of $19 per time performed $2,535
an average of $14 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.18% of his services

11th 16th

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.5)
$66an average of $1 per time performed $50
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.07% of his services

12th 34th

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

34
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,705an average of $163 per time performed $4,359
an average of $125 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.07% of his services

13th 20th

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

34
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,456an average of $131 per time performed $3,244
an average of $95 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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