Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture and colony count

Service Code: 87071, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,174.11

Total Times Performed (or Units)

8,742

Rank Among All Services

2,050

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
2,009 California
1,972 Florida
1,300 Massachusetts
1,280 Ohio
577 New Jersey
379 Alabama
360 Oregon
223 New York
108 Washington
81 Pennsylvania
68 Minnesota
65 Iowa
46 Virginia
43 Illinois
31 North Carolina
26 New Mexico
25 Tennessee
24 Louisiana
21 South Carolina
14 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
WATSON CLINIC LLP

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 22,079 patients got this service
1,326

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 22,079 patients got this service
1.1
U S LAB & RADIOLOGY INC

BROCKTON, Mass. 02301

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 30,433 patients got this service
1,267

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 30,433 patients got this service
1.3
PATHOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC.

TOLEDO, Ohio 43604

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 47,759 patients got this service
1,207

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 47,759 patients got this service
1.2
MEDICAL LABORATORY DIAGNOSTICS, INC.

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J. 07927

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 27,452 patients got this service
577

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 27,452 patients got this service
1.3
ABACUS BUSINESS CORPORATION GROUP INC.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90031

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 25,382 patients got this service
334

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 25,382 patients got this service
1.1
MICROPHASE CLINICAL LABORATORY

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35803

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

29%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
248

Performed in an office

29%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
1.2
MALCOLM COSGROVE

ENCINO, Calif. 91436

Urology

18%

of this provider's 595 patients got this service
232

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 595 patients got this service
2.2
DANIEL COSGROVE

ENCINO, Calif. 91436

Urology

18%

of this provider's 526 patients got this service
157

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 526 patients got this service
1.6
COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL LABORATORIES INC

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. 93308

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 3,389 patients got this service
131

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 3,389 patients got this service
1.4
EAST COAST CLINICAL SERVICES INC

VERO BEACH, Fla. 32960

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 5,380 patients got this service
120

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 5,380 patients got this service
1.3
DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY SCIENCE, INC.

TORRANCE, Calif. 90503

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.98%

of this provider's 6,714 patients got this service
119

Performed in an office

0.98%

of this provider's 6,714 patients got this service
1.1
VANESSA ROTHHOLTZ

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90067

Otolaryngology

13%

of this provider's 594 patients got this service
115

Performed in an office

13%

of this provider's 594 patients got this service
1.1
MEMORIAL PHYSICIANS, PLLC

YAKIMA, Wash. 98908

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 8,883 patients got this service
108

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 8,883 patients got this service
1
LESLIE KAPLAN

SANTA MONICA, Calif. 90404

Urology

4%

of this provider's 1,224 patients got this service
104

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 1,224 patients got this service
1.4
JOYCE LYNCH

MELBOURNE, Fla. 32901

Otolaryngology

20%

of this provider's 282 patients got this service
100

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 282 patients got this service
1.5
ANDREW MASLONA

COOS BAY, Ore. 97420

Internal Medicine

3%

of this provider's 1,420 patients got this service
82

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,420 patients got this service
1.6
ATLANTIC DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES, LLC.

BENSALEM, Pa. 19020

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.65%

of this provider's 7,347 patients got this service
81

Performed in an office

0.65%

of this provider's 7,347 patients got this service
1.6
NADINI VERMA

SANTA MONICA, Calif. 90403

Gynecology

26%

of this provider's 247 patients got this service
80

Performed in an office

26%

of this provider's 247 patients got this service
1.3
RUTH COUSINEAU

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. 90211

Specialist

10%

of this provider's 532 patients got this service
77

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 532 patients got this service
1.4
ATHENS MEDICAL TESTING LLC

ATHENS, Ohio 45701

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

6%

of this provider's 694 patients got this service
73

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 694 patients got this service
1.5
MICHAEL SHAPIRO

MELBOURNE, Fla. 32901

Emergency Medicine

3%

of this provider's 2,105 patients got this service
70

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 2,105 patients got this service
1
CRONOS CLINICAL LABORATORY

DORAL, Fla. 33172

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 3,833 patients got this service
67

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 3,833 patients got this service
1.2
UNITED CLINICAL LABORATORIES, INC

DUBUQUE, Iowa 52001

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.69%

of this provider's 9,418 patients got this service
65

Performed in an office

0.69%

of this provider's 9,418 patients got this service
1
JAY RUDIN

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90067

Internal Medicine

10%

of this provider's 524 patients got this service
64

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 524 patients got this service
1.3
GEORGE WEINBERGER

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90025

Obstetrics & Gynecology

10%

of this provider's 423 patients got this service
61

Performed in an office

10%

of this provider's 423 patients got this service
1.4
JOSE RUIZ

MELBOURNE, Fla. 32901

Otolaryngology

6%

of this provider's 776 patients got this service
58

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 776 patients got this service
1.2
BASIL HANTASH

TURLOCK, Calif. 95382

Dermatology

3%

of this provider's 1,732 patients got this service
57

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 1,732 patients got this service
1.2
CHARLES KING

ALBANY, N.Y. 12208

Emergency Medicine

2%

of this provider's 2,366 patients got this service
53

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 2,366 patients got this service
1.1
LABTECH, INC.

TAMUNING, GU 96913

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 2,481 patients got this service
51

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 2,481 patients got this service
1.1
SAMUEL FINK

TARZANA, Calif. 91356

Internal Medicine

28%

of this provider's 131 patients got this service
51

Performed in an office

28%

of this provider's 131 patients got this service
1.4

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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