ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Treatment Tracker

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial blood culture

Service Code: 87040, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$4,246

Total Times Performed (or Units)

101,457

Rank Among All Services

891

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
16,073 California
11,915 Florida
9,786 Texas
9,032 New Jersey
6,063 New York
5,221 North Carolina
3,369 Illinois
3,363 Ohio
3,277 Pennsylvania
2,785 Massachusetts
2,467 Tennessee
2,207 Washington
2,133 Arizona
2,107 Alabama
1,915 Georgia
1,909 Wisconsin
1,887 Connecticut
1,657 Missouri
1,606 Minnesota
1,449 Maryland
1,281 Michigan
1,240 Colorado
1,037 Hawaii
894 Kansas
850 Oklahoma
786 Indiana
779 Oregon
564 Virginia
556 Louisiana
512 Iowa
501 Rhode Island
388 Nevada
330 New Mexico
305 Nebraska
289 Utah
215 Maine
193 Kentucky
158 Arkansas
121 South Dakota
116 North Dakota
69 South Carolina
40 Idaho
12 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
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BURLINGTON, N.C. 27215

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.15%

of this provider's 1,350,844 patients got this service
3,257

Performed in an office

0.15%

of this provider's 1,350,844 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TAMPA, Fla. 33617

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.28%

of this provider's 664,741 patients got this service
3,162

Performed in an office

0.28%

of this provider's 664,741 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

RARITAN, N.J. 08869

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.21%

of this provider's 770,923 patients got this service
2,740

Performed in an office

0.21%

of this provider's 770,923 patients got this service
1.1
ASCEND CLINICAL, LLC

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. 94063

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 24,188 patients got this service
2,565

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 24,188 patients got this service
1.3
KAN-DI-KI, LLC

BURBANK, Calif. 91504

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 75,747 patients got this service
2,229

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 75,747 patients got this service
1.3
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

TETERBORO, N.J. 07608

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.27%

of this provider's 472,469 patients got this service
2,099

Performed in an office

0.27%

of this provider's 472,469 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

DALLAS, Tex. 75230

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.27%

of this provider's 441,387 patients got this service
2,098

Performed in an office

0.27%

of this provider's 441,387 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35233

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.18%

of this provider's 699,573 patients got this service
2,063

Performed in an office

0.18%

of this provider's 699,573 patients got this service
1.1
ACULABS INC

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. 08816

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 41,807 patients got this service
1,907

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 41,807 patients got this service
1.3
SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GROUP, LLC

GREENSBORO, N.C. 27410

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.22%

of this provider's 594,160 patients got this service
1,870

Performed in an office

0.22%

of this provider's 594,160 patients got this service
1.1
AMERICAN HEALTH ASSOCIATES INC

DAVIE, Fla. 33331

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.88%

of this provider's 70,420 patients got this service
1,749

Performed in an office

0.88%

of this provider's 70,420 patients got this service
1.3
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TUCKER, Ga. 30084

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.2%

of this provider's 508,264 patients got this service
1,735

Performed in an office

0.2%

of this provider's 508,264 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

TAMPA, Fla. 33607

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.24%

of this provider's 423,489 patients got this service
1,672

Performed in an office

0.24%

of this provider's 423,489 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

HOUSTON, Tex. 77040

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.38%

of this provider's 260,159 patients got this service
1,621

Performed in an office

0.38%

of this provider's 260,159 patients got this service
1.1
SHIEL MEDICAL LABORATORY, INC

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11205

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.51%

of this provider's 133,820 patients got this service
1,532

Performed in an office

0.51%

of this provider's 133,820 patients got this service
1.5
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92128

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.23%

of this provider's 411,357 patients got this service
1,479

Performed in an office

0.23%

of this provider's 411,357 patients got this service
1.1
DIALYSIS CLINIC INC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37204

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

6%

of this provider's 11,484 patients got this service
1,460

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 11,484 patients got this service
1.3
UNILAB CORPORATION

WEST HILLS, Calif. 91304

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.21%

of this provider's 442,569 patients got this service
1,451

Performed in an office

0.21%

of this provider's 442,569 patients got this service
1.1
CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC.

AUSTIN, Tex. 78754

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.22%

of this provider's 462,305 patients got this service
1,435

Performed in an office

0.22%

of this provider's 462,305 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

DUBLIN, Ohio 43016

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.14%

of this provider's 624,507 patients got this service
1,433

Performed in an office

0.14%

of this provider's 624,507 patients got this service
1.1
BIO-REFERENCE LABORATORIES, INC.

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. 07407

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.28%

of this provider's 352,168 patients got this service
1,396

Performed in an office

0.28%

of this provider's 352,168 patients got this service
1.3
NATIONWIDE LABORATORY SERVICES INC

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. 33309

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 16,017 patients got this service
1,298

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 16,017 patients got this service
1.4
NORTH SHORE LIJ HEALTH SYSTEMS LABORATORIES

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. 11042

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.62%

of this provider's 90,602 patients got this service
1,008

Performed in an office

0.62%

of this provider's 90,602 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

HORSHAM, Pa. 19044

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.17%

of this provider's 361,064 patients got this service
999

Performed in an office

0.17%

of this provider's 361,064 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

IRVING, Tex. 75063

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.19%

of this provider's 341,942 patients got this service
984

Performed in an office

0.19%

of this provider's 341,942 patients got this service
1.1
MODERN DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY, INC

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11219

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 15,339 patients got this service
966

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 15,339 patients got this service
1.6
UNILAB CORPORATION

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95834

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.2%

of this provider's 303,766 patients got this service
965

Performed in an office

0.2%

of this provider's 303,766 patients got this service
1.1
SCRIPPS HEALTH

LA JOLLA, Calif. 92037

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 12,641 patients got this service
957

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 12,641 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS LLC IL

WOOD DALE, Ill. 60191

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.16%

of this provider's 332,457 patients got this service
941

Performed in an office

0.16%

of this provider's 332,457 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

MIRAMAR, Fla. 33025

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.23%

of this provider's 239,663 patients got this service
938

Performed in an office

0.23%

of this provider's 239,663 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 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.

Read our methodology.