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VANITHA SINGARAM M.D

411 LAUREL ST SUITE 3262, DES MOINES, IA, 50314 | (515) 643-5100

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
500
Rank: 8th
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,310
Rank: 2nd
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
30.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 10
Total Paid
by Medicare
$75.8K
Rank: 10th
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$152 This Provider
Avg $152

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 34 different services in 2015
(17 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

All Services

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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
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
339
times performed,
2% of her services

1st 2nd

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

233
patients got this service, 47% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$68,139.00an average of $201.00 per time performed $23,974.08
an average of $70.72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
217
times performed,
1% of her services

2nd 3rd

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

121
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,859.00an average of $27.00 per time performed $2,810.15
an average of $12.95 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
196
times performed,
1% of her services

3rd 4th

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

158
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,852.00an average of $137.00 per time performed $9,014.04
an average of $45.99 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
119
times performed,
0.78% of her services

4th 8th

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

50
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$8,568.00an average of $72.00 per time performed $3,487.89
an average of $29.31 per time performed
medical
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
114
times performed,
0.74% of her services

5th 9th

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

114
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,340.00an average of $310.00 per time performed $12,228.78
an average of $107.27 per time performed
medical
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
82
times performed,
0.54% of her services

6th 16th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$4,018.00an average of $49.00 per time performed $1,353.00
an average of $16.50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.33% of her services

7th 12th

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

51
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,142.00an average of $42.00 per time performed $910.86
an average of $17.86 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.33% of her services

8th 22nd

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

48
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$750.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $305.00
an average of $6.10 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.24% of her services

9th 7th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,752.00an average of $132.00 per time performed $1,910.16
an average of $53.06 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.18% of her services

10th 33rd

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,071.00an average of $373.00 per time performed $4,102.65
an average of $151.95 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.15% of her services

11th 32nd

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,691.00an average of $117.00 per time performed $850.08
an average of $36.96 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.12% of her services

12th 23rd

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,572.00an average of $254.00 per time performed $1,818.00
an average of $101.00 per time performed
medical
GENERAL

Fine needle aspiration using imaging guidance

Service Code: 10022
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.12% of her services

13th 39th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,904.00an average of $328.00 per time performed $1,858.32
an average of $103.24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.11% of her services

14th 43rd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,245.00an average of $485.00 per time performed $751.40
an average of $44.20 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
16
times performed,
0.1% of her services

15th 28th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,144.00an average of $384.00 per time performed $2,409.12
an average of $150.57 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
13
times performed,
0.08% of her services

16th 19th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,497.00an average of $269.00 per time performed $1,285.96
an average of $98.92 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Oral administration of radioactive material therapy agent +

Oral administration of radioactive material therapy agent ×

Service Code: 79005
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.07% of her services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,156.00an average of $196.00 per time performed $709.72
an average of $64.52 per time performed

Office Visits

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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Vanitha Singaram
Average for Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Providers in Iowa

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 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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