Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate with interpretation

And report

Service Code: 88173, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$318,169.77

Total Times Performed (or Units)

340,371

Rank Among All Services

513

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
40,857 California
31,752 New York
20,780 Texas
20,069 Florida
16,307 Pennsylvania
15,851 Illinois
13,037 North Carolina
11,315 Massachusetts
11,106 New Jersey
10,726 Ohio
9,854 Tennessee
9,037 Michigan
8,670 Indiana
8,062 Georgia
7,569 Virginia
7,531 Maryland
6,473 South Carolina
5,626 Missouri
5,494 Minnesota
5,457 Wisconsin
5,371 Connecticut
5,289 Arizona
4,911 Kentucky
4,905 Washington
4,385 Alabama
4,222 Louisiana
3,670 Oklahoma
3,646 Iowa
3,484 Colorado
3,151 Kansas
3,132 Nevada
2,882 Arkansas
2,562 Oregon
2,316 Mississippi
2,052 Delaware
1,871 West Virginia
1,844 Washington, DC
1,728 Nebraska
1,663 New Hampshire
1,655 Maine
1,486 New Mexico
1,479 Utah
1,220 Rhode Island
917 South Dakota
902 Vermont
686 Montana
676 North Dakota
652 Hawaii
505 Idaho
200 Alaska
167 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
VERACYTE, INC.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. 94080

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

87%

of this provider's 12,997 patients got this service
15,290

Performed in an office

87%

of this provider's 12,997 patients got this service
1
CBLPATH, INC

RYE BROOK, N.Y. 10573

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

15%

of this provider's 48,230 patients got this service
9,878

Performed in an office

15%

of this provider's 48,230 patients got this service
1.1
AMERIPATH FLORIDA LLC

ORLANDO, Fla. 32809

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

9%

of this provider's 13,175 patients got this service
2,825

Performed in an office

9%

of this provider's 13,175 patients got this service
1.1
GERALD MINKOWITZ

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11219

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

80%

of this provider's 1,189 patients got this service
2,038

Performed in an office

80%

of this provider's 1,189 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
1,572

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 50,453 patients got this service
1.1
DIANON SYSTEMS, INC

SHELTON, Conn. 06484

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 45,172 patients got this service
1,342

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 45,172 patients got this service
1.1
BAKOTIC PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATES, LLC

ALPHARETTA, Ga. 30005

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

1%

of this provider's 100,750 patients got this service
1,224

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 100,750 patients got this service
1
RICARDO BARDALES

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95826

Anatomic Pathology

50%

of this provider's 929 patients got this service
1,204

Performed in an office

50%

of this provider's 929 patients got this service
1
DANIEL EGERTER

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95826

Anatomic Pathology

52%

of this provider's 752 patients got this service
968

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 752 patients got this service
1.1
PATHOLOGY REFERENCE LABORATORY, L.L.C.

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. 78229

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 16,008 patients got this service
870

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 16,008 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY MEDICINE CONSULTANTS LTD

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89128

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

5%

of this provider's 13,544 patients got this service
809

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 13,544 patients got this service
1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

BURLINGTON, N.C. 27215

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.02%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
773

Performed in an office

0.02%

of this provider's 1,491,360 patients got this service
1.1
WILLIAM MORICE

ROCHESTER, Minn. 55905

Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine

0.88%

of this provider's 50,453 patients got this service
740

Performed in an office

0.88%

of this provider's 50,453 patients got this service
1.4
DIAGNOSTIC CYTOPATHOLOGY LABORATORY INC

CORAL GABLES, Fla. 33146

General Practice

99%

of this provider's 473 patients got this service
688

Performed in an office

99%

of this provider's 473 patients got this service
1.1
CUNNINGHAM PATHOLOGY, LLC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35213

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

2%

of this provider's 27,840 patients got this service
649

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 27,840 patients got this service
1
JOHN ABELE

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95826

Anatomic Pathology

47%

of this provider's 531 patients got this service
627

Performed in an office

47%

of this provider's 531 patients got this service
1.1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89119

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.47%

of this provider's 94,072 patients got this service
603

Performed in an office

0.47%

of this provider's 94,072 patients got this service
1.1
GENE LANDON

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

61%

of this provider's 678 patients got this service
566

Performed in a facility

61%

of this provider's 678 patients got this service
1
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED

TETERBORO, N.J. 07608

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.09%

of this provider's 448,515 patients got this service
551

Performed in an office

0.09%

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

CHARLESTON, S.C. 29425

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

30%

of this provider's 1,420 patients got this service
544

Performed in a facility

30%

of this provider's 1,420 patients got this service
1.1
NICOLE MASSOLL

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

30%

of this provider's 1,414 patients got this service
540

Performed in an office

30%

of this provider's 1,414 patients got this service
1.1
AMERIPATH FLORIDA LLC

FORT MYERS, Fla. 33907

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

3%

of this provider's 11,615 patients got this service
525

Performed in an office

3%

of this provider's 11,615 patients got this service
1
YALE UNIVERSITY

NEW HAVEN, Conn. 06510

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 9,711 patients got this service
513

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 9,711 patients got this service
1.1
CELLNETIX LABS, LLC

SEATTLE, Wash. 98104

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

4%

of this provider's 9,551 patients got this service
512

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 9,551 patients got this service
1.1
A2CL SERVICES, LLC

WEST ALLIS, Wis. 53227

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.23%

of this provider's 177,269 patients got this service
506

Performed in an office

0.23%

of this provider's 177,269 patients got this service
1
NORTHWELL HEALTH LABORATORIES

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. 11042

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

0.41%

of this provider's 104,183 patients got this service
501

Performed in an office

0.41%

of this provider's 104,183 patients got this service
1.1
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92128

Laboratories, Clinical Medical Laboratory

2%

of this provider's 14,134 patients got this service
489

Performed in an office

2%

of this provider's 14,134 patients got this service
1.1
UMA KUNDU

HOUSTON, Tex. 77030

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

51%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
488

Performed in a facility

51%

of this provider's 713 patients got this service
1
WEN LEE

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20010

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

24%

of this provider's 1,169 patients got this service
460

Performed in a facility

24%

of this provider's 1,169 patients got this service
1.1
CLAUDIA JONES

DURHAM, N.C. 27710

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

28%

of this provider's 1,250 patients got this service
455

Performed in a facility

28%

of this provider's 1,250 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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