Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) measurement using reagent strip

Service Code: 82948, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$4,651.37

Total Times Performed (or Units)

161,444

Rank Among All Services

724

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
21,835 California
19,639 Texas
15,179 Georgia
14,582 Florida
12,125 Alabama
11,664 New York
8,309 Tennessee
6,415 North Carolina
6,038 South Carolina
4,259 Kentucky
3,919 Michigan
3,429 Arizona
3,024 Massachusetts
2,838 Illinois
2,821 Mississippi
2,645 Virginia
2,473 Louisiana
2,192 Arkansas
1,926 Washington
1,907 Ohio
1,806 New Jersey
1,692 Colorado
1,528 New Mexico
1,348 Oklahoma
928 Minnesota
921 Oregon
823 Maryland
651 Hawaii
650 Rhode Island
601 Nebraska
492 Missouri
420 Connecticut
371 Iowa
357 Wisconsin
322 Nevada
277 Montana
267 Kansas
257 Utah
201 West Virginia
117 North Dakota
55 Pennsylvania
40 South Dakota
29 Idaho
25 Washington, DC
19 Alaska
17 Indiana
11 Wyoming

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
GEORGE CARL BORST III PSC

ASHLAND, Ky. 41101

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

55%

of this provider's 1,503 patients got this service
3,261

Performed in an office

55%

of this provider's 1,503 patients got this service
3.8
LORENZO SUAREZ

BRAWLEY, Calif. 92227

Family Medicine

40%

of this provider's 1,123 patients got this service
2,536

Performed in an office

40%

of this provider's 1,123 patients got this service
5.6
PAM JANDA

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Internal Medicine

53%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
2,424

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
6.5
JOSE PENA

DONNA, Tex. 78537

Internal Medicine

30%

of this provider's 1,612 patients got this service
2,118

Performed in an office

30%

of this provider's 1,612 patients got this service
4.4
BIJAN BADIHIAN

CLAREMONT, Calif. 91711

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

51%

of this provider's 440 patients got this service
2,054

Performed in an office

51%

of this provider's 440 patients got this service
8.7
HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90029

Family Medicine

50%

of this provider's 467 patients got this service
2,047

Performed in an office

50%

of this provider's 467 patients got this service
8.7
BENNETT BAQUET

LAFAYETTE, La. 70503

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

52%

of this provider's 1,416 patients got this service
1,914

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 1,416 patients got this service
2.6
NORMA CAVAZOS-SALAS

MISSION, Tex. 78572

Family Medicine

65%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
1,756

Performed in an office

65%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
7.2
RAJEEV GUPTA

EL CENTRO, Calif. 92243

Internal Medicine

57%

of this provider's 642 patients got this service
1,749

Performed in an office

57%

of this provider's 642 patients got this service
4.8
MARIO CEJA

CALEXICO, Calif. 92231

Family Medicine

48%

of this provider's 825 patients got this service
1,723

Performed in an office

48%

of this provider's 825 patients got this service
4.4
YONGKUMA YONGKUMA

ANDALUSIA, Ala. 36420

Internal Medicine

31%

of this provider's 940 patients got this service
1,688

Performed in an office

31%

of this provider's 940 patients got this service
5.8
BARRY HOROWITZ

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. 33401

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

54%

of this provider's 898 patients got this service
1,684

Performed in an office

54%

of this provider's 898 patients got this service
3.5
ARNOLD VERA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. 32117

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

58%

of this provider's 866 patients got this service
1,566

Performed in an office

58%

of this provider's 866 patients got this service
3.1
WILLIAM KAYE

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. 33401

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

52%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
1,485

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
3.2
JAMES HERNANDEZ

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. 85259

Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine

7%

of this provider's 13,605 patients got this service
1,485

Performed in an office

7%

of this provider's 13,605 patients got this service
1.2
RONALD CHOCHINOV

VENTURA, Calif. 93003

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

53%

of this provider's 921 patients got this service
1,451

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 921 patients got this service
3
ROBERT LAITMAN

BRONX, N.Y. 10461

Internal Medicine

93%

of this provider's 222 patients got this service
1,261

Performed in an office

93%

of this provider's 222 patients got this service
6.1
STEVEN WISE

DOTHAN, Ala. 36301

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

53%

of this provider's 1,014 patients got this service
1,259

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 1,014 patients got this service
2.3
RITCHIE PARROTTA

WYNANTSKILL, N.Y. 12198

Family Medicine

90%

of this provider's 457 patients got this service
1,225

Performed in an office

90%

of this provider's 457 patients got this service
3
OSAMA NAHAS

EDINBURG, Tex. 78539

Internal Medicine

55%

of this provider's 524 patients got this service
1,207

Performed in an office

55%

of this provider's 524 patients got this service
4.2
BRUCE ROGERS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32653

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

86%

of this provider's 415 patients got this service
1,174

Performed in an office

86%

of this provider's 415 patients got this service
3.3
DAVID KUGLER

SMITHTOWN, N.Y. 11787

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

42%

of this provider's 981 patients got this service
1,138

Performed in an office

42%

of this provider's 981 patients got this service
2.7
DONALD COUSINEAU

GAYLORD, Mich. 49735

General Practice

58%

of this provider's 291 patients got this service
1,128

Performed in an office

58%

of this provider's 291 patients got this service
6.7
SOL REISIN

EL CENTRO, Calif. 92243

Nephrology

18%

of this provider's 2,671 patients got this service
1,086

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 2,671 patients got this service
2.3
BRIAN WIETHOP

DOTHAN, Ala. 36301

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

57%

of this provider's 914 patients got this service
1,064

Performed in an office

57%

of this provider's 914 patients got this service
2.1
PAUL AOUN

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. 33472

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

54%

of this provider's 594 patients got this service
1,056

Performed in an office

54%

of this provider's 594 patients got this service
3.3
BRUCE BODE

ATLANTA, Ga. 30318

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

61%

of this provider's 674 patients got this service
1,053

Performed in an office

61%

of this provider's 674 patients got this service
2.6
RICHARD BERKOWITZ

WAYNE, N.J. 07470

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

61%

of this provider's 558 patients got this service
1,044

Performed in an office

61%

of this provider's 558 patients got this service
3.1
AKINOLA AYODEJI

DOTHAN, Ala. 36301

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

50%

of this provider's 991 patients got this service
1,029

Performed in an office

50%

of this provider's 991 patients got this service
2.1
JOHN MCRAE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37205

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

62%

of this provider's 644 patients got this service
1,028

Performed in an office

62%

of this provider's 644 patients got this service
2.6

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 2015 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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