Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Joint fluid diagnostic test

Service Code: 83872, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$300.99

Total Times Performed (or Units)

4,492

Rank Among All Services

2,400

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
995 New Jersey
844 California
830 Florida
370 Pennsylvania
359 Texas
238 Maryland
177 Illinois
145 North Carolina
139 New York
137 Georgia
50 Kansas
44 Ohio
44 Michigan
38 Massachusetts
25 Arizona
23 Alabama
20 Missouri
14 Colorado

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
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

TETERBORO, N.J. 07608

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.16%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
813

Performed in an office

0.16%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

MIRAMAR, Fla. 33025

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.14%

of this provider's 242,008 patients got this service
445

Performed in an office

0.14%

of this provider's 242,008 patients got this service
1.3
ELAYNE GARBER

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90048

Rheumatology

20%

of this provider's 545 patients got this service
270

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 545 patients got this service
2.5
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED MD

BALTIMORE, Md. 21227

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.08%

of this provider's 276,049 patients got this service
238

Performed in an office

0.08%

of this provider's 276,049 patients got this service
1.1
LINDSY FORBESS

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90048

Rheumatology

24%

of this provider's 292 patients got this service
225

Performed in an office

24%

of this provider's 292 patients got this service
3.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

HORSHAM, Pa. 19044

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.05%

of this provider's 345,147 patients got this service
202

Performed in an office

0.05%

of this provider's 345,147 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TAMPA, Fla. 33617

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.02%

of this provider's 701,126 patients got this service
189

Performed in an office

0.02%

of this provider's 701,126 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BURLINGTON, N.C. 27215

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
145

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

SYOSSET, N.Y. 11791

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.1%

of this provider's 126,512 patients got this service
139

Performed in an office

0.1%

of this provider's 126,512 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TUCKER, Ga. 30084

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.02%

of this provider's 494,683 patients got this service
137

Performed in an office

0.02%

of this provider's 494,683 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

IRVING, Tex. 75063

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.03%

of this provider's 370,247 patients got this service
125

Performed in an office

0.03%

of this provider's 370,247 patients got this service
1.1
ALAN KIVITZ

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. 16635

Rheumatology

9%

of this provider's 863 patients got this service
122

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 863 patients got this service
1.6
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS LLC IL

WOOD DALE, Ill. 60191

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.03%

of this provider's 427,860 patients got this service
120

Performed in an office

0.03%

of this provider's 427,860 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

RARITAN, N.J. 08869

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 831,784 patients got this service
116

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 831,784 patients got this service
1.1
PACIFIC DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. 93111

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.26%

of this provider's 37,231 patients got this service
108

Performed in an office

0.26%

of this provider's 37,231 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

HOUSTON, Tex. 77040

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.03%

of this provider's 252,794 patients got this service
106

Performed in an office

0.03%

of this provider's 252,794 patients got this service
1.4
UNILAB CORPORATION

WEST HILLS, Calif. 91304

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.02%

of this provider's 485,682 patients got this service
96

Performed in an office

0.02%

of this provider's 485,682 patients got this service
1.1
SCRIPPS HEALTH

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92121

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.19%

of this provider's 41,815 patients got this service
89

Performed in an office

0.19%

of this provider's 41,815 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

TAMPA, Fla. 33607

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 396,965 patients got this service
82

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 396,965 patients got this service
1.5
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

DALLAS, Tex. 75230

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 426,714 patients got this service
67

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 426,714 patients got this service
1.2
ACCU REFERENCE MEDICAL LAB, LLC

LINDEN, N.J. 07036

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.09%

of this provider's 69,260 patients got this service
66

Performed in an office

0.09%

of this provider's 69,260 patients got this service
1.1
METROPOLITAN MEDICAL LABORATORY, PLC

MOLINE, Ill. 61265

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.1%

of this provider's 26,796 patients got this service
57

Performed in an office

0.1%

of this provider's 26,796 patients got this service
1.4
KOREY ULLRICH

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33486

Internal Medicine

4%

of this provider's 851 patients got this service
54

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 851 patients got this service
1.4
LABONE LLC

LENEXA, Kan. 66219

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 361,166 patients got this service
50

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 361,166 patients got this service
1.1
HEALTH NETWORK LABORATORIES LIMITED

ALLENTOWN, Pa. 18109

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.07%

of this provider's 62,942 patients got this service
46

Performed in an office

0.07%

of this provider's 62,942 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

DUBLIN, Ohio 43016

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 607,320 patients got this service
44

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 607,320 patients got this service
1.3
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED MI

TROY, Mich. 48083

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.05%

of this provider's 91,188 patients got this service
44

Performed in an office

0.05%

of this provider's 91,188 patients got this service
1
JOSEPH FORSTOT

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33486

Rheumatology

2%

of this provider's 963 patients got this service
42

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 963 patients got this service
1.9
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92128

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 418,130 patients got this service
36

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 418,130 patients got this service
1.1
CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC.

AUSTIN, Tex. 78754

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 468,459 patients got this service
35

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 468,459 patients got this service
1.1

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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