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Treatment Tracker » Tennessee

Tennessee

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
2,635 Nurse Practitioner
1,881 Internal Medicine
1,479 Family Practice
1,413 CRNA
949 Mass Immunization Roster Biller
796 Emergency Medicine
714 Physician Assistant
633 Diagnostic Radiology
613 Chiropractic
607 Optometry
587 Anesthesiology
577 Obstetrics/Gynecology
564 Physical Therapist
489 Cardiology
487 Orthopedic Surgery
451 General Surgery
342 Psychiatry
324 Ophthalmology
313 Pathology
277 Licensed Clinical Social Worker
265 Neurology
244 Gastroenterology
235 Clinical Psychologist
235 Pulmonary Disease
205 Urology
194 Podiatry
190 Otolaryngology
174 Dermatology
162 Hematology/Oncology
153 Nephrology
134 Ambulatory Surgical Center
133 Ambulance Service Supplier
117 Neurosurgery
116 Audiologist (billing independently)
107 General Practice
103 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
92 Endocrinology
88 Infectious Disease
77 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
74 Radiation Oncology
68 Vascular Surgery
68 Allergy/Immunology
67 Rheumatology
66 Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility
58 Medical Oncology
54 Clinical Laboratory
44 Occupational therapist
44 Cardiac Surgery
34 Thoracic Surgery
29 Critical Care (Intensivists)
28 Interventional Pain Management
28 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist
28 Multispecialty Clinic/Group Practice
27 Hand Surgery
27 Maxillofacial Surgery
27 Surgical Oncology
25 Pediatric Medicine
22 Oral Surgery (dentists only)
22 Pain Management
16 Colorectal Surgery (formerly proctology)
16 Gynecological/Oncology
16 Cardiac Electrophysiology
16 Sports Medicine
14 Geriatric Medicine
14 Interventional Radiology
11 Portable X-ray
10 All Other Suppliers
9 Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
8 Registered Dietician/Nutrition Professional
7 Public Health Welfare Agency
7 Hematology
6 Hospice and Palliative Care
5 Nuclear Medicine
5 Preventive Medicine
5 Certified Nurse Midwife
4 Unknown Physician Specialty Code
4 Speech Language Pathologist
3 Geriatric Psychiatry
2 Addiction Medicine
1 Mammographic Screening Center
1 Psychologist (billing independently)
1 Unknown Supplier/Provider
1 Anesthesiologist Assistants
1 Radiation Therapy

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
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Ground mileage, per statute mile
Service Code: A0425
5,486,480 $35.1M
DRUGS
Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-e...
Service Code: J0881
2,897,806 $8.6M
TEMPORARY CODES
Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml io...
Service Code: Q9967
2,867,391 $0
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient ...
Service Code: 99213
2,537,183 $112M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient,...
Service Code: 99214
2,174,648 $143M
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Insertion of needle into vein for collection of...
Service Code: 36415
1,617,014 $4.85M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 2...
Service Code: 99232
1,291,135 $67.5M
TEMPORARY CODES
Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron d...
Service Code: Q0138
1,089,874 $757K
DRUGS
Injection, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush)...
Service Code: J1642
917,137 $0
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blo...
Service Code: 85025
866,585 $9.51M
DRUGS
Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg
Service Code: J1100
816,631 $0
DRUGS
Injection, daptomycin (cubicin), 1 mg
Service Code: J0878
812,826 $0
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals
Service Code: 80053
765,901 $8.19M
DRUGS
Injection, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit
Service Code: J0585
758,888 $3.04M
DRUGS
Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg
Service Code: J1453
704,752 $705K
MEDICINE
Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endur...
Service Code: 97110
694,285 $14.6M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Pathology examination of tissue using a microsc...
Service Code: 88305
612,663 $32.3M
RADIOLOGY
X-ray of chest, 1 view, front
Service Code: 71010
604,542 $4.28M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)
Service Code: 80061
531,322 $7.05M
MEDICINE
Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for t...
Service Code: 96372
478,448 $7.3M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, clotting time
Service Code: 85610
474,941 $2.77M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Established patient office or other outpatient ...
Service Code: 99212
448,349 $12M
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 3...
Service Code: 99233
445,174 $33.4M
DRUGS
Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg
Service Code: J0897
434,509 $4.8M
MEDICINE
Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least ...
Service Code: 93010
433,396 $2.61M
DRUGS
Injection, iron sucrose, 1 mg
Service Code: J1756
418,358 $0
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 1...
Service Code: 99231
401,683 $11.4M
RADIOLOGY
X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side
Service Code: 71020
399,736 $4.5M
DRUGS
Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-end-stage ren...
Service Code: J0885
351,508 $2.75M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)
Service Code: 84443
344,131 $8.23M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Chemical analysis using chromatography technique
Service Code: 82542
339,386 $8.49M
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS
Destruction of 2-14 skin growths
Service Code: 17003
332,896 $1.6M
PROCEDURES
Administration of influenza virus vaccine
Service Code: G0008
325,230 $6.51M
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
Hemoglobin a1c level
Service Code: 83036
309,723 $4.28M
MEDICINE
Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including i...
Service Code: 93000
307,716 $3.79M

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.