Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for clostridium difficile

Service Code: 87493, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$12,073.05

Total Times Performed (or Units)

94,619

Rank Among All Services

925

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
11,505 California
9,222 Ohio
7,250 Florida
5,472 Texas
4,893 Wisconsin
4,260 New York
3,614 Massachusetts
3,473 New Jersey
3,214 Georgia
2,931 Illinois
2,847 Connecticut
2,806 North Carolina
2,726 Pennsylvania
2,512 Alabama
2,457 Tennessee
2,344 Washington
2,169 Missouri
2,132 Kansas
1,925 Oklahoma
1,742 Minnesota
1,689 Maryland
1,663 Colorado
1,495 Iowa
1,420 Oregon
1,296 Arizona
1,178 Indiana
881 Nebraska
842 Louisiana
718 Maine
715 Rhode Island
594 Virginia
506 North Dakota
483 Michigan
438 South Dakota
335 Nevada
204 Idaho
144 Hawaii
127 Arkansas
123 Utah
119 Montana
81 Kentucky
56 New Mexico
18 Washington, DC

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
AMERATHON,LLC

UNIONTOWN, Ohio 44685

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 80,934 patients got this service
6,410

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 80,934 patients got this service
1.5
KAN-DI-KI, LLC

BURBANK, Calif. 91504

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 64,670 patients got this service
3,062

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 64,670 patients got this service
1.3
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BURLINGTON, N.C. 27215

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.16%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
2,554

Performed in an office

0.16%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
1.1
A2CL SERVICES, LLC

WEST ALLIS, Wis. 53227

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 177,269 patients got this service
2,470

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 177,269 patients got this service
1.1
U S LAB & RADIOLOGY INC

BROCKTON, Mass. 02301

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

6%

of this provider's 30,433 patients got this service
2,375

Performed in an office

6%

of this provider's 30,433 patients got this service
1.4
DIAGNOSTIC REFERENCE GROUP LLC

ALPHARETTA, Ga. 30004

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

54%

of this provider's 1,958 patients got this service
2,333

Performed in an office

54%

of this provider's 1,958 patients got this service
1.1
VISTA CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS LLC

CLERMONT, Fla. 34711

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 41,161 patients got this service
1,981

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 41,161 patients got this service
1.4
HARTFORD HEALTHCARE LABORATORIES

NEWINGTON, Conn. 06111

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 70,039 patients got this service
1,914

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 70,039 patients got this service
1.2
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35233

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.25%

of this provider's 684,893 patients got this service
1,866

Performed in an office

0.25%

of this provider's 684,893 patients got this service
1.1
TERENCE CASEY

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. 37027

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

2%

of this provider's 67,830 patients got this service
1,751

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 67,830 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TAMPA, Fla. 33617

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.21%

of this provider's 701,126 patients got this service
1,672

Performed in an office

0.21%

of this provider's 701,126 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

TETERBORO, N.J. 07608

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.31%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
1,636

Performed in an office

0.31%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
1.1
BOYCE - BYNUM PATHOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65201

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 60,256 patients got this service
1,514

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 60,256 patients got this service
1.3
NORTHWELL HEALTH LABORATORIES

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. 11042

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 104,183 patients got this service
1,444

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 104,183 patients got this service
1.2
PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATES MEDICAL LABORATORIES LLC

SPOKANE, Wash. 99204

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.92%

of this provider's 131,121 patients got this service
1,345

Performed in an office

0.92%

of this provider's 131,121 patients got this service
1.1
REGIONAL MEDICAL LABORATORY, INC

TULSA, Okla. 74104

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 89,943 patients got this service
1,274

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 89,943 patients got this service
1.1
DE NOVO DIAGNOSTICS

HOUSTON, Tex. 77054

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

20%

of this provider's 3,034 patients got this service
1,261

Performed in an office

20%

of this provider's 3,034 patients got this service
1.5
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

DUBLIN, Ohio 43016

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.18%

of this provider's 607,320 patients got this service
1,180

Performed in an office

0.18%

of this provider's 607,320 patients got this service
1.1
PEACEHEALTH

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. 97477

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 69,437 patients got this service
1,165

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 69,437 patients got this service
1.1
MDX-MDL HOLDINGS, LLC

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. 94577

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 16,719 patients got this service
1,067

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 16,719 patients got this service
1.3
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

RARITAN, N.J. 08869

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.11%

of this provider's 831,784 patients got this service
985

Performed in an office

0.11%

of this provider's 831,784 patients got this service
1.1
LIFESCAN LABORATORY, INC.

SKOKIE, Ill. 60077

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 15,733 patients got this service
965

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 15,733 patients got this service
1.3
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED MD

BALTIMORE, Md. 21227

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.31%

of this provider's 276,049 patients got this service
924

Performed in an office

0.31%

of this provider's 276,049 patients got this service
1.1
SCRIPPS HEALTH

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92121

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 41,815 patients got this service
910

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 41,815 patients got this service
1.2
UNILAB CORPORATION

WEST HILLS, Calif. 91304

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.17%

of this provider's 485,682 patients got this service
909

Performed in an office

0.17%

of this provider's 485,682 patients got this service
1.1
PHYSICIAN'S AUTOMATED LABORATORY, INC

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. 93301

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 68,386 patients got this service
882

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 68,386 patients got this service
1.2
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINICAL LABORATORIES INC

TUCKER, Ga. 30084

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.16%

of this provider's 494,683 patients got this service
881

Performed in an office

0.16%

of this provider's 494,683 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY ALLIANCE OF CENTRAL NEW YORK, LLC

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. 13088

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 30,915 patients got this service
876

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 30,915 patients got this service
1.1
WILLIAM MORICE

ROCHESTER, Minn. 55905

Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine

2%

of this provider's 50,453 patients got this service
864

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 50,453 patients got this service
1.1
LEANNAH INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LTD

LUBBOCK, Tex. 79410

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 8,488 patients got this service
864

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 8,488 patients got this service
1.3

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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