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Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings

119 mountain view rd, Mars hill, N.C., 28754 | (828) 689-2426

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $137 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
937
Rank: 40th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,164
Rank: 40th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.5 This Provider
Avg 9.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$38.1K
Rank: 45th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$41 This Provider
Avg $137

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.

Patients saw before

Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
2,784
times performed,
54% of its services

1st 13th

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

261
patients got this service, 28% of its patients
10.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$100,224an average of $36 per time performed $16,704
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
760
times performed,
15% of its services

2nd 9th

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

404
patients got this service, 43% of its patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$31,920an average of $42 per time performed $8,360
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
659
times performed,
13% of its services

3rd 4th

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

448
patients got this service, 48% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$24,383an average of $37 per time performed $7,249
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
210
times performed,
4% of its services

4th 2nd

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

178
patients got this service, 19% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,660an average of $46 per time performed $2,520
an average of $12 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
186
times performed,
4% of its services

5th 28th

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

124
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,882an average of $37 per time performed $1,674
an average of $9 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
148
times performed,
3% of its services

6th 35th

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

122
patients got this service, 13% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,328an average of $36 per time performed $592
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis using microscope

Service Code: 81015
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
3% of its services

7th 196th

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

127
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,320an average of $30 per time performed $576
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
143
times performed,
3% of its services

8th 21st

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

99
patients got this service, 11% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,719an average of $33 per time performed $572
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
1% of its services

9th 83rd

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,304an average of $36 per time performed $384
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.64% of its services

10th 386th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,617an average of $49 per time performed $165
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.37% of its services

11th 54th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$589an average of $31 per time performed $57
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.27% of its services

12th 42nd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$308an average of $22 per time performed $56
an average of $4 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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