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QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

20 MEDICAL PARK DR , ASHEVILLE, NC, 28803 | (828) 252-0737

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $185 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,148
Rank: 29th
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,213
Rank: 32nd
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8 This Provider
Avg 9.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$78.9K
Rank: 34th
out of 80 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$69 This Provider
Avg $185

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

RAYMOND THERTULIEN

NATHAN WILLIAMS

DON JACKSON

ANITA DESHPANDE

QUINTEN BLACK

Organizations

MISSION HOSPITAL, INC.

FLETCHER HOSPITAL INC.

Patients saw before

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 different services in 2014
All Services

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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
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
3,834
times performed,
42% of services

1st 4th

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

924
patients got this service, 80% of patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$155,507an average of $41 per time performed $39,874
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
2,189
times performed,
24% of services

2nd 3rd

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

705
patients got this service, 61% of patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$136,988an average of $63 per time performed $24,736
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
1,793
times performed,
19% of services

3rd 2nd

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

490
patients got this service, 43% of patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$36,846an average of $21 per time performed $5,271
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
449
times performed,
5% of services

4th 17th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of patients
8.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$17,174an average of $38 per time performed $2,362
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
289
times performed,
3% of services

5th 47th

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

253
patients got this service, 22% of patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$10,231an average of $35 per time performed $1,919
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
261
times performed,
3% of services

6th 35th

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

78
patients got this service, 7% of patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,833an average of $53 per time performed $2,339
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
2% of services

7th 60th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,334an average of $29 per time performed $549
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
2% of services

8th 12th

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

65
patients got this service, 6% of patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,002an average of $49 per time performed $1,498
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.23% of services

9th 67th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$343an average of $16 per time performed $64
an average of $3 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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