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Treatment Tracker » Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Top Specialties

Providers are grouped by the specialty assigned to them by Medicare. This specialty may differ from their self-reported specialty linked to their National Provider Identifier, and doesn’t necessarily mean the person has special training or certification. Services shown are for Medicare Part B only.


Providers Specialty
4,205 Internal Medicine
4,172 Family Practice
2,451 CRNA
2,357 Physician Assistant
1,987 Emergency Medicine
1,954 Nurse Practitioner
1,834 Chiropractic
1,729 Physical Therapist
1,586 Anesthesiology
1,571 Mass Immunization Roster Biller
1,519 Diagnostic Radiology
1,362 Optometry
1,294 Cardiology
1,246 Psychiatry
1,107 Obstetrics/Gynecology
989 Podiatry
942 General Surgery
934 Orthopedic Surgery
867 Ambulance Service Supplier
837 Ophthalmology
679 Gastroenterology
608 Pathology
574 Neurology
573 Clinical Psychologist
542 Pulmonary Disease
462 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
458 Licensed Clinical Social Worker
454 Dermatology
411 Urology
398 Nephrology
395 Hematology/Oncology
384 Otolaryngology
275 Audiologist (billing independently)
265 Infectious Disease
246 Endocrinology
238 Radiation Oncology
232 Rheumatology
222 Ambulatory Surgical Center
215 General Practice
210 Neurosurgery
186 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
164 Occupational therapist
156 Critical Care (Intensivists)
153 Vascular Surgery
151 Medical Oncology
148 Thoracic Surgery
147 Allergy/Immunology
103 Oral Surgery (dentists only)
96 Geriatric Medicine
86 Interventional Pain Management
78 Colorectal Surgery (formerly proctology)
76 Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility
75 Cardiac Electrophysiology
74 Clinical Laboratory
70 Cardiac Surgery
67 Pain Management
66 Registered Dietician/Nutrition Professional
62 Hematology
52 Interventional Radiology
47 Gynecological/Oncology
42 Maxillofacial Surgery
42 Pediatric Medicine
40 Surgical Oncology
39 Hand Surgery
35 Multispecialty Clinic/Group Practice
34 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist
25 Certified Nurse Midwife
24 Nuclear Medicine
18 Hospice and Palliative Care
18 Sports Medicine
17 Speech Language Pathologist
16 All Other Suppliers
16 Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
11 Portable X-ray
8 Preventive Medicine
7 Unknown Physician Specialty Code
6 Psychologist (billing independently)
6 Neuropsychiatry
4 Geriatric Psychiatry
3 Peripheral Vascular Disease
2 Addiction Medicine
2 Unknown Supplier/Provider
1 Public Health Welfare Agency

Top Services (or Units)

These are the top 35 services (or units, i.e. drug infusions, ambulance miles) performed by providers in this state. Some services can be billed multiple times per patient on the same day and are not necessarily a count of visits.



Service Times Performed Medicare Payments
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Travel allowance one way in connection with med...
Service Code: P9603
6,465,046 $1.47M
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Ground mileage, per statute mile
Service Code: A0425
5,989,151 $37.4M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient ...
Service Code: 99213
3,743,922 $177M
DRUGS
Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-e...
Service Code: J0881
3,585,133 $10.7M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient,...
Service Code: 99214
3,345,809 $237M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 2...
Service Code: 99232
2,711,119 $150M
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Insertion of needle into vein for collection of...
Service Code: 36415
2,390,623 $7.17M
MEDICINE
Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endur...
Service Code: 97110
1,867,715 $41.5M
DRUGS
Injection, iron sucrose, 1 mg
Service Code: J1756
1,476,971 $0
TEMPORARY CODES
Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml io...
Service Code: Q9967
1,413,515 $0
RADIOLOGY
X-ray of chest, 1 view, front
Service Code: 71010
1,175,489 $11.8M
MEDICINE
Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least ...
Service Code: 93010
1,061,491 $7.13M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blo...
Service Code: 85025
1,002,872 $11M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals
Service Code: 80053
961,924 $11M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, clotting time
Service Code: 85610
865,643 $5.16M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Pathology examination of tissue using a microsc...
Service Code: 88305
749,696 $34.1M
DRUGS
Injection, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit
Service Code: J0585
717,776 $2.87M
MEDICINE
Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or mo...
Service Code: 97140
715,143 $14.6M
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS
Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe ...
Service Code: 11721
695,948 $21.3M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 3...
Service Code: 99233
695,003 $55.3M
TEMPORARY CODES
Set-up portable x-ray equipment
Service Code: Q0092
692,232 $11.7M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 1...
Service Code: 99231
672,771 $20.3M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient ...
Service Code: 99212
669,677 $19.4M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)
Service Code: 80061
662,656 $10.7M
DRUGS
Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-on...
Service Code: J7325
630,970 $6.27M
DRUGS
Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg
Service Code: J1453
619,202 $619K
RADIOLOGY
X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side
Service Code: 71020
615,869 $5.82M
DRUGS
Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg
Service Code: J1100
614,635 $0
PROCEDURES
Administration of influenza virus vaccine
Service Code: G0008
561,976 $12.4M
TEMPORARY CODES
Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron d...
Service Code: Q0138
550,024 $506K
DRUGS
Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-end-stage ren...
Service Code: J0885
536,042 $4.26M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)
Service Code: 84443
528,758 $12.7M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15...
Service Code: 99308
523,731 $25.2M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Emergency department visit, problem with signif...
Service Code: 99285
521,721 $68.7M
DRUGS
Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg
Service Code: J0897
517,351 $5.79M

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.