LAURA GARCIA (INTERNAL MEDICINE) in HARLINGEN, TX
Detailed ratings, contact information, specializations, and education for LAURA GARCIA. Data is as of February 16, 2023.
About LAURA GARCIA
LAURA GARCIA: Education and Training:
Ms. LAURA GARCIA attended BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, graduating in 2008.
Specialties and Sub-Specialties:
LAURA GARCIA is a specialist in INTERNAL MEDICINE. Other specialties include GERIATRIC MEDICINE.
INTERNAL MEDICINE: General internists provide primary care to adult patients. Internists usually have more hospital-based training than family practitioners. They may have an office-based practice or work as a hospitalist primarily seeing patients in the hospital. These physicians attend medical school followed by an internal medicine residency. Internists may then choose to pursue a fellowship to sub-specialize in a variety of other areas, like endocrinology (hormone-related conditions) or cardiology (heart-relat... (more information)
GERIATRIC MEDICINE: Geriatric medicine is the specialty that involves studying, diagnosing and treating diseases or conditions associated with old age. Geriatric medicine is most commonly used for patients that are over 65 as this is the age where most people begin to experience difficulties with their health.Geriatrician doctors are experts in the study of how each medical condition or medication affects another. A geriatrician is a general physician who also undergoes additional studies in the aging process. They... (more information)
National Provider Number (NPI):1902043318
Office Locations and Phone Numbers for LAURA GARCIA
The NursingHomeDatabase database has 3 office locations for LAURA GARCIA.
1401 S RANGERVILLE RD
HARLINGEN, TX 78552
2101 PEASE ST
HARLINGEN, TX 78550
1210 E 8TH ST
WESLACO, TX 78596
Group and Medical Organization Affiliations for LAURA GARCIA
LAURA GARCIA practices as part of the following doctor groups:
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY
Hospital: VHS HARLINGEN HOSPITAL COMPANY LLC
LAURA GARCIA Reviews and Ratings
MIPS Scores for LAURA GARCIA
MIPS is an acronym for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaouthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") developed MIPS to reward clinicians for the value of care they provide rather than the volume of care, quality over quantity. The MIPS final score determines a provider's Medicare Part B payment adjustments. MIPS also created a means for consumers to rank providers.
MIPS scores are calculated using four performance categories, quality, cost, improvement activities, and promotion of interoperability. Higher scores are better. The highest final MIPS score is 100.
No MIPS Scores are available for LAURA GARCIA.
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