Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$10,947.78

Total Times Performed (or Units)

777,078

Rank Among All Services

343

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
101,392 California
97,176 Florida
68,685 New Jersey
67,423 Texas
60,877 North Carolina
34,806 New York
34,466 Georgia
30,904 Ohio
25,874 Alabama
22,081 Pennsylvania
22,044 Illinois
19,796 Maryland
18,802 Arizona
17,681 Washington
14,328 Massachusetts
14,083 Kansas
13,317 Missouri
12,867 Tennessee
9,429 Wisconsin
8,816 Connecticut
8,629 Michigan
8,599 Colorado
8,148 Oklahoma
7,507 Oregon
6,687 Indiana
6,522 Hawaii
4,322 Nevada
3,532 Minnesota
3,521 Iowa
3,340 Louisiana
3,051 Kentucky
2,493 Nebraska
2,055 Utah
1,919 Maine
1,742 Arkansas
1,609 New Mexico
1,592 Virginia
1,405 Rhode Island
1,304 South Dakota
1,110 North Dakota
1,024 Idaho
845 South Carolina
295 Mississippi
172 New Hampshire
112 Wyoming
56 Montana
44 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

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
43,586

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TAMPA, Fla. 33617

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 701,126 patients got this service
36,055

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 701,126 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

RARITAN, N.J. 08869

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 831,784 patients got this service
33,412

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 831,784 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35233

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 684,893 patients got this service
24,663

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 684,893 patients got this service
1.2
UNILAB CORPORATION

WEST HILLS, Calif. 91304

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 485,682 patients got this service
24,006

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 485,682 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92128

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 418,130 patients got this service
19,424

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 418,130 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

DUBLIN, Ohio 43016

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 607,320 patients got this service
19,206

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 607,320 patients got this service
1.2
BAKOTIC PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATES, LLC

ALPHARETTA, Ga. 30005

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

14%

of this provider's 100,750 patients got this service
17,926

Performed in an office

14%

of this provider's 100,750 patients got this service
1.3
CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC.

AUSTIN, Tex. 78754

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 468,459 patients got this service
16,461

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 468,459 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

TAMPA, Fla. 33607

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 396,965 patients got this service
16,434

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 396,965 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TUCKER, Ga. 30084

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 494,683 patients got this service
15,428

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 494,683 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

TETERBORO, N.J. 07608

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
15,386

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS LLC IL

WOOD DALE, Ill. 60191

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 427,860 patients got this service
14,471

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 427,860 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

MIRAMAR, Fla. 33025

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 242,008 patients got this service
14,074

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 242,008 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

DALLAS, Tex. 75230

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 426,714 patients got this service
14,039

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 426,714 patients got this service
1.2
SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GROUP, LLC

GREENSBORO, N.C. 27410

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 470,242 patients got this service
13,344

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 470,242 patients got this service
1.2
SONORA QUEST LABORATORIES, LLC.

TEMPE, Ariz. 85281

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 317,090 patients got this service
11,362

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 317,090 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED MD

BALTIMORE, Md. 21227

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 276,049 patients got this service
11,235

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 276,049 patients got this service
1.2
UNILAB CORPORATION

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95834

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 300,702 patients got this service
11,056

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 300,702 patients got this service
1.2
BIO-REFERENCE LABORATORIES, INC.

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. 07407

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 361,248 patients got this service
10,318

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 361,248 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

IRVING, Tex. 75063

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 370,247 patients got this service
10,239

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 370,247 patients got this service
1.1
TPL FL LLC

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. 33309

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

57%

of this provider's 12,058 patients got this service
9,721

Performed in an office

57%

of this provider's 12,058 patients got this service
1.3
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

HORSHAM, Pa. 19044

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 345,147 patients got this service
9,409

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 345,147 patients got this service
1.1
LABONE LLC

LENEXA, Kan. 66219

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 361,166 patients got this service
8,895

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 361,166 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS MASSACHUSETTS LLC

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. 01752

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 197,454 patients got this service
8,652

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 197,454 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

HOUSTON, Tex. 77072

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 228,806 patients got this service
8,108

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 228,806 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

HOUSTON, Tex. 77040

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 252,794 patients got this service
7,759

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 252,794 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

PHOENIX, Ariz. 85040

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 261,848 patients got this service
7,128

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 261,848 patients got this service
1.2
SUNRISE MEDICAL LABORATORIES, INC.

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. 11801

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 155,887 patients got this service
6,308

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 155,887 patients got this service
1.1
MEMPHIS PATHOLOGY LABORATORY

MEMPHIS, Tenn. 38134

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 202,119 patients got this service
5,886

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 202,119 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 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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