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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $497 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 18 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
348
Rank: 48th
out of 90 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
28,248
Rank: 7th
out of 90 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
81.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 17.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$585K
Rank: 12th
out of 90 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,682 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $497

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Brinda M. Dixit
Average for Rheumatology Providers in Virginia

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Brinda M. Dixit

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, abatacept (orencia), 10 mg

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
15,975
times performed,
57% of her services

1st 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

28
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.4)
$718,875an average of $45 per time performed $255,600
an average of $16 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for in... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
2,400
times performed,
8% of her services

2nd 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

33
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$60,000an average of $25 per time performed $24,000
an average of $10 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
2,340
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$67,860an average of $29 per time performed $25,740
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, infliximab (remicade), 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
2,310
times performed,
8% of her services

4th 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$288,750an average of $125 per time performed $97,020
an average of $42 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
2,113
times performed,
7% of her services

5th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

196
patients got this service, 56% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,452an average of $4 per time performed $2,113
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
560
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

256
patients got this service, 74% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$168,000an average of $300 per time performed $42,000
an average of $75 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
534
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 22nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

69
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$534an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
520
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

264
patients got this service, 76% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$104,000an average of $200 per time performed $26,000
an average of $50 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
341
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

137
patients got this service, 39% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$76,725an average of $225 per time performed $18,073
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
319
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 14th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

59
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.5)
$287,100an average of $900 per time performed $33,176
an average of $104 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
0.75% of her services

11th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

136
patients got this service, 39% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,975an average of $75 per time performed $3,834
an average of $18 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.42% of her services

12th 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

24
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,000an average of $450 per time performed $21,480
an average of $179 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular ... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
0.4% of her services

13th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

25
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,250an average of $250 per time performed $13,673
an average of $121 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.36% of her services

14th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

78
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$1,030an average of $10 per time performed $309
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.31% of her services

15th 18th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$17,400an average of $200 per time performed $1,914
an average of $22 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.22% of her services

16th 31st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

62
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,828an average of $594 per time performed $9,176
an average of $148 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.1% of her services

17th 48th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

27
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$810an average of $30 per time performed $648
an average of $24 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.09% of her services

18th 109th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$750an average of $30 per time performed $350
an average of $14 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.08% of her services

19th 55th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,000an average of $125 per time performed $768
an average of $32 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.08% of her services

20th 28th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

19
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,900an average of $450 per time performed $2,310
an average of $105 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.06% of her services

21st 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,480an average of $280 per time performed $1,680
an average of $105 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.05% of her services

22nd 43rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,600an average of $200 per time performed $546
an average of $42 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.04% of her services

23rd 56th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$825an average of $75 per time performed $165
an average of $15 per time performed

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 2013 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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Rheumatology." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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