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Medicare total physicians' collections by leading specialties 2018

This statistic depicts physicians' collections from Medicare in calendar year 2018, sorted by specialties which were paid most. During that year, internal medicine was the specialty which collected the largest payments from Medicare. Physicians from this specialty collected some 8.3 billion U.S. dollars in total.

Medicare payments to physicians in 2018, by top specialties (in million U.S. dollars)*

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* Medicare Part B physician/supplier national data for calendar year 2017, including expenditures and services. Total payments paid to individual physicians, diagnostic labs, ambulance services and other companies stood at 105.5 billion U.S. dollars. In this statistic, labs, services, and companies are not ranked.

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