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HERNANDEZ BUITRAGO & SONS INC

47 CALLE BALDORIOTY W , GUAYAMA, PR, 00784 | (787) 864-3636

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, $180 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 16 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
184
Rank: 55th
out of 529 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,757
Rank: 46th
out of 529 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
20.4 This Provider
Avg 16.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$41K
Rank: 51st
out of 529 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$223 This Provider
Avg $180

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 125 different services in 2015
(93 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
651
times performed,
17% of services

1st 1st

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

181
patients got this service, 98% of patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,959.51an average of $3.01 per time performed $1,913.94
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
313
times performed,
8% of services

2nd 8th

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

143
patients got this service, 78% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,449.19an average of $4.63 per time performed $1,320.86
an average of $4.22 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
312
times performed,
8% of services

3rd 2nd

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

151
patients got this service, 82% of patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,541.20an average of $11.35 per time performed $3,235.44
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
310
times performed,
8% of services

4th 4th

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

157
patients got this service, 85% of patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,066.70an average of $19.57 per time performed $4,250.10
an average of $13.71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
8% of services

5th 3rd

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

144
patients got this service, 78% of patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,632.00an average of $15.44 per time performed $3,450.00
an average of $11.50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
6% of services

6th 5th

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

124
patients got this service, 67% of patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,617.37an average of $24.53 per time performed $5,131.89
an average of $22.41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
143
times performed,
4% of services

7th 7th

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

98
patients got this service, 53% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,026.31an average of $14.17 per time performed $1,851.85
an average of $12.95 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
3% of services

8th 12th

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

68
patients got this service, 37% of patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,359.60an average of $12.36 per time performed $1,012.00
an average of $9.20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
3% of services

9th 9th

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

58
patients got this service, 32% of patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,070.40an average of $42.40 per time performed $3,790.08
an average of $39.48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
2% of services

10th 14th

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

62
patients got this service, 34% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$726.70an average of $8.45 per time performed $663.06
an average of $7.71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
2% of services

11th 16th

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

32
patients got this service, 17% of patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$476.42an average of $5.74 per time performed $434.92
an average of $5.24 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
76
times performed,
2% of services

12th 10th

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

28
patients got this service, 15% of patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$725.80an average of $9.55 per time performed $711.36
an average of $9.36 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: 85027
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
2% of services

13th 23rd

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

56
patients got this service, 30% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$642.60an average of $9.45 per time performed $586.84
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
2% of services

14th 11th

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

46
patients got this service, 25% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$805.34an average of $12.02 per time performed $723.60
an average of $10.80 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
2% of services

15th 22nd

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

31
patients got this service, 17% of patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$569.40an average of $8.76 per time performed $520.65
an average of $8.01 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
2% of services

16th 24th

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

43
patients got this service, 23% of patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$707.40an average of $11.79 per time performed $646.20
an average of $10.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
1% of services

17th 17th

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

37
patients got this service, 20% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$724.35an average of $13.17 per time performed $661.10
an average of $12.02 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
1% of services

18th 13th

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

44
patients got this service, 24% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,423.05an average of $26.85 per time performed $1,300.09
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of services

19th 38th

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

16
patients got this service, 9% of patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$217.74an average of $5.73 per time performed $183.54
an average of $4.83 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,
0.93% of services

20th 19th

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

24
patients got this service, 13% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$181.30an average of $5.18 per time performed $165.20
an average of $4.72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.88% of services

21st 18th

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

30
patients got this service, 16% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$766.26an average of $23.22 per time performed $700.26
an average of $21.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.85% of services

22nd 26th

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

22
patients got this service, 12% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$210.88an average of $6.59 per time performed $132.80
an average of $4.15 per time performed
medical
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
30
times performed,
0.8% of services

23rd 25th

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

20
patients got this service, 11% of patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$226.80an average of $7.56 per time performed $207.00
an average of $6.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.75% of services

24th 21st

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

26
patients got this service, 14% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$616.28an average of $22.01 per time performed $562.80
an average of $20.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.59% of services

25th 45th

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

18
patients got this service, 10% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$262.46an average of $11.93 per time performed $178.86
an average of $8.13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82042
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.53% of services

26th 55th

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

19
patients got this service, 10% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$151.20an average of $7.56 per time performed $138.00
an average of $6.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.48% of services

27th 35th

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$135.90an average of $7.55 per time performed $64.62
an average of $3.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.48% of services

28th 34th

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$139.14an average of $7.73 per time performed $66.06
an average of $3.67 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.45% of services

29th 15th

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

14
patients got this service, 8% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$170.51an average of $10.03 per time performed $155.72
an average of $9.16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84481
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.4% of services

30th 53rd

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

12
patients got this service, 7% of patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$371.10an average of $24.74 per time performed $338.85
an average of $22.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.32% of services

31st 20th

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$113.40an average of $9.45 per time performed $103.56
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for autoimmune disorder

Service Code: 86038
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.29% of services

32nd 41st

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$194.15an average of $17.65 per time performed $177.32
an average of $16.12 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 2015 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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