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PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070

Total Paid

$9,997,483

Total Times Performed (or Units)

834,582

Rank Among All Services

322

Includes both office and facility visits.

Top States

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


Times Performed State
104,040 Florida
96,250 California
77,531 Texas
65,383 New Jersey
63,259 North Carolina
39,008 Ohio
35,144 New York
31,985 Georgia
28,818 Alabama
28,216 Pennsylvania
24,509 Missouri
21,047 Arizona
19,533 Washington
19,176 Illinois
17,103 Michigan
16,633 Maryland
13,087 Wisconsin
12,726 Kansas
12,603 Tennessee
11,783 Connecticut
10,112 Massachusetts
9,094 Colorado
8,811 Oklahoma
8,489 Indiana
6,870 Oregon
6,668 Virginia
6,622 Hawaii
5,083 Nevada
4,100 Louisiana
3,813 Kentucky
3,505 Iowa
3,336 Minnesota
2,594 Nebraska
2,224 Utah
2,191 South Dakota
2,093 Maine
2,037 Arkansas
1,694 New Mexico
1,340 Rhode Island
1,328 Idaho
1,249 West Virginia
1,069 North Dakota
860 Puerto Rico
693 South Carolina
341 Mississippi
195 New Hampshire
156 Montana
117 Wyoming
29 Washington, DC
23 Guam
12 Delaware

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

Clinical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 1,306,778 patients got this service
38,486

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,306,778 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TAMPA, Fla. 33617

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 627,606 patients got this service
32,981

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 627,606 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

Raritan, N.J. 08869

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 696,585 patients got this service
27,959

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 696,585 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

Birmingham, Ala. 35233

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 669,554 patients got this service
24,649

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 669,554 patients got this service
1.2
UNILAB CORPORATION

WEST HILLS, Calif. 91304

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 416,737 patients got this service
23,021

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 416,737 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

TAMPA, Fla. 33607

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 444,355 patients got this service
21,341

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 444,355 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

TETERBORO, N.J. 07608

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 525,451 patients got this service
20,547

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 525,451 patients got this service
1.2
SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GROUP, LLC

Greensboro, N.C. 27410

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 596,770 patients got this service
19,830

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 596,770 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

Dublin, Ohio 43016

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 604,319 patients got this service
18,813

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 604,319 patients got this service
1.2
CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC.

Austin, Tex. 78754

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 459,687 patients got this service
18,427

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 459,687 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

San Diego, Calif. 92128

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 372,538 patients got this service
17,742

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 372,538 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

Tucker, Ga. 30084

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 557,363 patients got this service
17,044

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 557,363 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

Horsham, Pa. 19044

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 377,772 patients got this service
13,358

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 377,772 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

MIRAMAR, Fla. 33025

Clinical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 228,036 patients got this service
13,312

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 228,036 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

IRVING, Tex. 75063

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 390,265 patients got this service
13,019

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 390,265 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED MD

Baltimore, Md. 21227

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 289,568 patients got this service
12,573

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 289,568 patients got this service
1.2
BAKOTIC PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATES, LLC

Alpharetta, Ga. 30005

Clinical Laboratory

13%

of this provider's 70,366 patients got this service
12,042

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 70,366 patients got this service
1.3
SONORA QUEST LABORATORIES, LLC.

Tempe, Ariz. 85281

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 279,312 patients got this service
11,706

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 279,312 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

Dallas, Tex. 75230

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 337,196 patients got this service
11,303

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 337,196 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED MI

Auburn Hills, Mich. 48326

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 231,681 patients got this service
11,030

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 231,681 patients got this service
1.2
NEW RIVER MEDICAL GROUP LLC

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 33334

Clinical Laboratory

92%

of this provider's 8,395 patients got this service
10,891

Performed in an office

92%

of this provider's 8,395 patients got this service
1.3
UNILAB CORPORATION

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95834

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 288,243 patients got this service
10,186

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 288,243 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

Houston, Tex. 77072

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 247,005 patients got this service
9,420

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 247,005 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS LLC IL

WOOD DALE, Ill. 60191

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 278,294 patients got this service
9,149

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 278,294 patients got this service
1.2
BIO-REFERENCE LABORATORIES, INC.

Elmwood Park, N.J. 07407

Clinical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 326,629 patients got this service
8,940

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 326,629 patients got this service
1.2
LABONE INC

LENEXA, Kan. 66219

Clinical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 353,206 patients got this service
8,483

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 353,206 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

Houston, Tex. 77040

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 281,374 patients got this service
8,443

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 281,374 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. 02139

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 172,862 patients got this service
7,724

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 172,862 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS LLC

WALLINGFORD, Conn. 06492

Clinical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 159,845 patients got this service
7,457

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 159,845 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

Kansas City, Mo. 64120

Clinical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 210,213 patients got this service
7,256

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 210,213 patients got this service
1.2

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.