Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture and colony count for anaerobic

Bacteria

Service Code: 87073, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$111.95

Total Times Performed (or Units)

848

Rank Among All Services

3,300

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
290 Alabama
176 Maryland
111 Florida
78 Rhode Island
73 Ohio
44 Colorado
37 Minnesota
21 Texas
18 Arizona

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
MICROPHASE CLINICAL LABORATORY

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35803

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

32%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
290

Performed in an office

32%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
1.2
ST PAUL PLACE SPECIALISTS, INC.

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine

0.99%

of this provider's 16,031 patients got this service
176

Performed in an office

0.99%

of this provider's 16,031 patients got this service
1.1
WATSON CLINIC LLP

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.35%

of this provider's 22,079 patients got this service
91

Performed in an office

0.35%

of this provider's 22,079 patients got this service
1.1
EAST SIDE CLINICAL LABORATORY, INC.

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. 02914

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.16%

of this provider's 46,355 patients got this service
78

Performed in an office

0.16%

of this provider's 46,355 patients got this service
1
UNIVERSITY SUBURBAN HEALTH CENTER

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio 44121

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 5,316 patients got this service
73

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 5,316 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. 80112

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.01%

of this provider's 133,386 patients got this service
44

Performed in an office

0.01%

of this provider's 133,386 patients got this service
1.1
DEBRA NETSCH

MANKATO, Minn. 56002

Nurse Practitioner

17%

of this provider's 146 patients got this service
37

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 146 patients got this service
1.4
TRINCARE INC

TYLER, Tex. 75701

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.23%

of this provider's 8,817 patients got this service
21

Performed in an office

0.23%

of this provider's 8,817 patients got this service
1.1
EAST COAST CLINICAL SERVICES INC

VERO BEACH, Fla. 32960

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.32%

of this provider's 5,380 patients got this service
20

Performed in an office

0.32%

of this provider's 5,380 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

PHOENIX, Ariz. 85040

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0%

of this provider's 261,848 patients got this service
18

Performed in an office

0%

of this provider's 261,848 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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