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Treatment Tracker » Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

Top Specialties

Providers are grouped by the specialty assigned to them by Medicare. This specialty may differ from their self-reported specialty linked to their National Provider Identifier, and doesn’t necessarily mean the person has special training or certification. Services shown are for Medicare Part B only.


Providers Specialty
929 General Practice
749 Internal Medicine
568 Clinical Laboratory
244 Family Practice
231 Cardiology
196 Obstetrics/Gynecology
178 Ophthalmology
157 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
145 Diagnostic Radiology
141 Psychiatry
125 General Surgery
122 Gastroenterology
114 Ambulance Service Supplier
102 Physical Therapist
100 Neurology
98 Orthopedic Surgery
95 Emergency Medicine
87 Pulmonary Disease
85 Mass Immunization Roster Biller
84 Urology
81 Nephrology
81 Dermatology
79 Anesthesiology
67 Hematology/Oncology
60 Infectious Disease
58 Chiropractic
57 Rheumatology
54 Otolaryngology
54 Podiatry
53 Endocrinology
44 Pathology
39 Optometry
34 Clinical Psychologist
23 Audiologist (billing independently)
23 Nuclear Medicine
16 Ambulatory Surgical Center
14 Neurosurgery
12 Radiation Oncology
12 Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility
11 Vascular Surgery
11 Cardiac Surgery
9 Allergy/Immunology
9 Licensed Clinical Social Worker
8 Colorectal Surgery (formerly proctology)
8 Occupational therapist
7 Interventional Radiology
6 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
5 Pediatric Medicine
5 Geriatric Medicine
5 Surgical Oncology
4 Pain Management
4 Thoracic Surgery
4 Registered Dietician/Nutrition Professional
4 Interventional Pain Management
3 Hand Surgery
2 CRNA
2 Gynecological/Oncology
2 Medical Oncology
2 Multispecialty Clinic/Group Practice
2 Maxillofacial Surgery
2 Critical Care (Intensivists)
1 Geriatric Psychiatry
1 Hematology
1 Cardiac Electrophysiology

Top Services (or Units)

These are the top 35 services (or units, i.e. drug infusions, ambulance miles) performed by providers in this state. Some services can be billed multiple times per patient on the same day and are not necessarily a count of visits.



Service Times Performed Medicare Payments
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient ...
Service Code: 99213
330,264 $12.9M
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Ground mileage, per statute mile
Service Code: A0425
301,367 $1.74M
TEMPORARY CODES
Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml io...
Service Code: Q9967
209,993 $0
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Insertion of needle into vein for collection of...
Service Code: 36415
196,160 $588K
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient,...
Service Code: 99214
135,380 $7.97M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blo...
Service Code: 85025
123,825 $1.36M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 2...
Service Code: 99232
121,965 $5.96M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals
Service Code: 80053
112,778 $1.36M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)
Service Code: 80061
102,386 $1.49M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)
Service Code: 84443
67,942 $1.62M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Manual urinalysis test with examination using m...
Service Code: 81000
67,729 $271K
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 3...
Service Code: 99233
63,698 $4.42M
MEDICINE
Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endur...
Service Code: 97110
61,485 $1.17M
DRUGS
Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg
Service Code: J2405
57,212 $0
MEDICINE
Application of electrical stimulation to 1 or m...
Service Code: 97032
48,851 $521K
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Hemoglobin a1c level
Service Code: 83036
48,497 $678K
MEDICINE
Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including i...
Service Code: 93000
40,749 $409K
MEDICINE
Application of ultrasound to 1 or more areas, e...
Service Code: 97035
36,911 $281K
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Manual urinalysis test with examination using m...
Service Code: 81001
35,798 $143K
DRUGS
Injection, abatacept (orencia), 10 mg
Service Code: J0129
33,950 $583K
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient ...
Service Code: 99212
32,638 $736K
MEDICINE
Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and t...
Service Code: 92012
30,740 $1.38M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
New patient office or other outpatient visit, t...
Service Code: 99203
28,587 $1.66M
MEDICINE
Therapeutic massage to 1 or more areas, each 15...
Service Code: 97124
28,083 $414K
DRUGS
Injection, natalizumab (tysabri), 1 mg
Service Code: J2323
27,900 $251K
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Pathology examination of tissue using a microsc...
Service Code: 88305
27,384 $1.53M
RADIOLOGY
X-ray of chest, 1 view, front
Service Code: 71010
26,359 $174K
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 m...
Service Code: 99223
25,772 $3.41M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Travel allowance one way in connection with med...
Service Code: P9604
24,806 $238K
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Bacterial urine culture
Service Code: 87088
23,667 $260K
MEDICINE
Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least ...
Service Code: 93010
22,275 $133K
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
New patient office or other outpatient visit, t...
Service Code: 99204
21,203 $1.97M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, clotting time
Service Code: 85610
20,301 $119K
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Vitamin d-3 level
Service Code: 82306
20,296 $850K
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals
Service Code: 80048
19,773 $192K

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.