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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $640 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 32 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
367
Rank: 48th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
121,738
Rank: 2nd
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
331.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 32
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.09M
Rank: 9th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,965 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $640

Note: About 80% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

Office Visits

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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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 39 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, certolizumab pegol, 1 mg

Service Code: J0718
Performed in an office
46,000
times performed,
38% of her services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$298,540an average of $6 per time performed $184,000
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, tocilizumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J3262
Performed in an office
42,680
times performed,
35% of her services

2nd 1st

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.1)
$426,800an average of $10 per time performed $113,956
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicar... +

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered) ×

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
17,300
times performed,
14% of her services

3rd 4th

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.9)
$778,500an average of $45 per time performed $288,391
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
3,720
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 5th

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

39
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$99,212an average of $27 per time performed $41,404
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
3,480
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 2nd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$435,000an average of $125 per time performed $145,012
an average of $42 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, synvisc or synvisc-one, for int... +

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

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
2,688
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 9th

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$67,200an average of $25 per time performed $26,154
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
2,096
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 8th

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

224
patients got this service, 61% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,336an average of $4 per time performed $2,704
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
630
times performed,
0.52% of her services

8th 22nd

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

73
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$630an average of $1 per time performed $126
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
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
570
times performed,
0.47% of her services

9th 7th

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

286
patients got this service, 78% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$114,000an average of $200 per time performed $28,306
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
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
547
times performed,
0.45% of her services

10th 6th

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

262
patients got this service, 71% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$163,985an average of $300 per time performed $39,893
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
435
times performed,
0.36% of her services

11th 11th

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

146
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$97,875an average of $225 per time performed $19,257
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
378
times performed,
0.31% of her services

12th 13th

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

73
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$340,200an average of $900 per time performed $39,006
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or ... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
234
times performed,
0.19% of her services

13th 35th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$24,549an average of $105 per time performed $13,579
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
0.17% of her services

14th 21st

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

140
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$15,975an average of $75 per time performed $3,958
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, euflexxa, for intra-articular i... +

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

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
171
times performed,
0.14% of her services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,750an average of $250 per time performed $21,012
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.08% of her services

16th 17th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$20,600an average of $200 per time performed $2,031
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
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
61
times performed,
0.05% of her services

17th 40th

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

61
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,400an average of $597 per time performed $8,597
an average of $141 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.04% of her services

18th 54th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$3,750an average of $75 per time performed $637
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.02% of her services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$232an average of $8 per time performed $46
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.02% of her services

20th 43rd

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$810an average of $30 per time performed $670
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
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
27
times performed,
0.02% of her services

21st 55th

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$810an average of $30 per time performed $382
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.02% of her services

22nd 44th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,000an average of $200 per time performed $1,244
an average of $50 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.02% of her services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$88an average of $4 per time performed $9
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.02% of her services

24th 32nd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,000an average of $450 per time performed $2,203
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.02% of her services

25th 45th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,275an average of $225 per time performed $586
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.01% of her services

26th 48th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,125an average of $75 per time performed $205
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.01% of her services

27th 51st

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,625an average of $125 per time performed $400
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
0.01% of her services

28th 10th

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: 2.2)
$110an average of $10 per time performed $32
an average of $3 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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