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Treatment Tracker » Montana » Helena

Laboratory Corporation Of America

2600 winne ave, Helena, Mont., 59601 | (406) 443-1700

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $94 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,404
Rank: 4th
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,587
Rank: 6th
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$59K
Rank: 6th
out of 7 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$42 This Provider
Avg $94

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.

Individuals

RICHARD PAUSTIAN

SHAWNA YATES

CHRISTINE MCGUIRE

JAY LARSON

JAMES TARVER

Organizations

ST. PETER'S COMMUNITY H...

BUTTE SILVER BOW PRIMAR...

Patients saw before

Laboratory Corporation Of America

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,082
times performed,
19% of its services

1st Alert

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

885
patients got this service, 63% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$48,690an average of $45 per time performed $11,902
an average of $11 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
1,021
times performed,
18% of its services

2nd Alert

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

727
patients got this service, 52% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,903an average of $43 per time performed $11,231
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
768
times performed,
14% of its services

3rd Alert

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

702
patients got this service, 50% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$73,728an average of $96 per time performed $13,824
an average of $18 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
295
times performed,
5% of its services

4th Alert

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

216
patients got this service, 15% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,095an average of $41 per time performed $3,245
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
254
times performed,
5% of its services

5th Alert

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

191
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,160an average of $40 per time performed $2,794
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
241
times performed,
4% of its services

6th Alert

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

237
patients got this service, 17% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,244an average of $84 per time performed $5,784
an average of $24 per time performed
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
164
times performed,
3% of its services

7th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,756an average of $29 per time performed $492
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
2% of its services

8th Alert

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,143an average of $37 per time performed $834
an average of $6 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
127
times performed,
2% of its services

9th Alert

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

94
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,287an average of $81 per time performed $1,524
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
2% of its services

10th Alert

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

97
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,875an average of $23 per time performed $1,375
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
2% of its services

11th Alert

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

95
patients got this service, 7% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,091an average of $17 per time performed $984
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
2% of its services

12th Alert

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

88
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,163an average of $21 per time performed $412
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
2% of its services

13th Alert

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

80
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,912an average of $32 per time performed $364
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
1% of its services

14th Alert

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

73
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,494an average of $67 per time performed $738
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
1% of its services

15th Alert

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

74
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$539an average of $7 per time performed $77
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
1% of its services

16th Alert

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

73
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$532an average of $7 per time performed $76
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of its services

17th Alert

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,625an average of $35 per time performed $300
an average of $4 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: 85027
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of its services

18th Alert

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,562an average of $42 per time performed $549
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.98% of its services

19th Alert

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$330an average of $6 per time performed $55
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.97% of its services

20th Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$270an average of $5 per time performed $54
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82040
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.95% of its services

21st Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$212an average of $4 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bilirubin level

Service Code: 82247
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.95% of its services

22nd Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$212an average of $4 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphatase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 84075
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.95% of its services

23rd Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$265an average of $5 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood sodium level

Service Code: 84295
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.95% of its services

24th Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$212an average of $4 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood chloride level

Service Code: 82435
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.93% of its services

25th Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$208an average of $4 per time performed $52
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Total protein level, blood

Service Code: 84155
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.93% of its services

26th Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$208an average of $4 per time performed $52
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.89% of its services

27th Alert

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,650an average of $33 per time performed $150
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.88% of its services

28th Alert

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,009an average of $41 per time performed $294
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.73% of its services

29th Alert

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$287an average of $7 per time performed $41
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.52% of its services

30th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,363an average of $47 per time performed $319
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chlo... +

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide) ×

Service Code: 80051
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.38% of its services

31st Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$567an average of $27 per time performed $147
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.38% of its services

32nd Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,239an average of $59 per time performed $189
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.32% of its services

33rd Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,332an average of $74 per time performed $216
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.27% of its services

34th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$645an average of $43 per time performed $150
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.25% of its services

35th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 0.93% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$798an average of $57 per time performed $126
an average of $9 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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