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Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings

3600 woodpark blvd, Charlotte, N.C., 28206 | (704) 598-6042

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
11,512
Rank: 13th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
36,323
Rank: 20th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2 This Provider
Avg 9.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$384K
Rank: 26th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$33 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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 33 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

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
12,249
times performed,
34% of its services

1st 16th

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

8,601
patients got this service, 75% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$685,944an average of $56 per time performed $134,739
an average of $11 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
6,218
times performed,
17% of its services

2nd 22nd

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

4,484
patients got this service, 39% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$485,004an average of $78 per time performed $74,616
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
5,103
times performed,
14% of its services

3rd 39th

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

3,848
patients got this service, 33% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$163,296an average of $32 per time performed $56,133
an average of $11 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
2,734
times performed,
8% of its services

4th 1st

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

674
patients got this service, 6% of its patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$65,616an average of $24 per time performed $8,202
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
2,615
times performed,
7% of its services

5th 13th

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

458
patients got this service, 4% of its patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$91,525an average of $35 per time performed $15,690
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
2,529
times performed,
7% of its services

6th 48th

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

2,085
patients got this service, 18% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$65,754an average of $26 per time performed $27,819
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070
Performed in an office
1,885
times performed,
5% of its services

7th 70th

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

1,612
patients got this service, 14% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$143,260an average of $76 per time performed $22,620
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
374
times performed,
1% of its services

8th 2nd

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

302
patients got this service, 3% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$17,204an average of $46 per time performed $4,114
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
337
times performed,
0.93% of its services

9th 4th

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

254
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,469an average of $37 per time performed $3,707
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
259
times performed,
0.71% of its services

10th 9th

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

185
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$10,619an average of $41 per time performed $2,849
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool culture

Service Code: 87045
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
0.7% of its services

11th 131st

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

253
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,360an average of $60 per time performed $3,328
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool culture

Service Code: 87046
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
0.7% of its services

12th 115th

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

253
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,360an average of $60 per time performed $3,328
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for bacteria toxin (shiga-like toxin)

Service Code: 87427
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
0.7% of its services

13th 167th

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

253
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,688an average of $73 per time performed $4,096
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stain for parasites

Service Code: 87209
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
0.6% of its services

14th 149th

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

212
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,578an average of $62 per time performed $5,475
an average of $25 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for parasites

Service Code: 87177
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
0.59% of its services

15th 143rd

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

211
patients got this service, 2% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,634an average of $31 per time performed $2,782
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bilirubin level

Service Code: 82248
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
0.43% of its services

16th 47th

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

104
patients got this service, 0.9% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$948an average of $6 per time performed $158
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

White blood cell measure, stool specimen

Service Code: 89055
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
0.42% of its services

17th Alert

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

153
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,086an average of $59 per time performed $924
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for pathogenic organisms

Service Code: 87081
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
0.37% of its services

18th 207th

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

125
patients got this service, 1% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,118an average of $46 per time performed $1,064
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.16% of its services

19th 46th

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

44
patients got this service, 0.38% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,891an average of $49 per time performed $531
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.15% of its services

20th 42nd

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

54
patients got this service, 0.47% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,120an average of $20 per time performed $224
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.14% of its services

21st 30th

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

48
patients got this service, 0.42% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,836an average of $36 per time performed $510
an average of $10 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
29
times performed,
0.08% of its services

22nd 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 0.22% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,073an average of $37 per time performed $261
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stain for microorganism

Service Code: 87205
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.07% of its services

23rd 121st

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

25
patients got this service, 0.22% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,350an average of $50 per time performed $162
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Digoxin level

Service Code: 80162
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.06% of its services

24th 110th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.11% of its patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,860an average of $93 per time performed $380
an average of $19 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
19
times performed,
0.05% of its services

25th 35th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.15% of its patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$665an average of $35 per time performed $76
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.05% of its services

26th 101st

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

15
patients got this service, 0.13% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$931an average of $49 per time performed $171
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.05% of its services

27th 97th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.13% of its patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$931an average of $49 per time performed $190
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Identification of organisms by genetic analysis

Service Code: 87149
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.04% of its services

28th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 0.13% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$960an average of $64 per time performed $420
an average of $28 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.04% of its services

29th 62nd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.1% of its patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$168an average of $12 per time performed $28
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.04% of its services

30th 51st

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

13
patients got this service, 0.11% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$546an average of $42 per time performed $78
an average of $6 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporti... +

Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, requiring interpretation by physician ×

Service Code: G0124
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of its services

31st 239th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$748an average of $68 per time performed $308
an average of $28 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of its services

32nd 83rd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$407an average of $37 per time performed $66
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of its services

33rd 58th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.1% of its patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$264an average of $24 per time performed $33
an average of $3 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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