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Treatment Tracker » Virginia » Alexandria

Jacob A. Ninan M.D.

4660 kenmore ave, Alexandria, Va., 22304 | (571) 483-1800

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $749 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
655
Rank: 67th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
57,764
Rank: 48th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
88.2 This Provider
Avg 55.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$734K
Rank: 57th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,120 This Provider
Avg $749

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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Jacob A. Ninan
Average for Hematology/Oncology 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.

Individuals

IVAN AKSENTIJEVICH

ANNE FAVRET

NITIN KUMAR

TAMMY LAMB

ARTHUR KALES

Organizations

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCOR...

ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL INC...

Patients saw before

Jacob A. Ninan

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 49 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
27,400
times performed,
47% of his services

1st 1st

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$438,400an average of $16 per time performed $82,200
an average of $3 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, oxaliplatin, 0.5 mg

Service Code: J9263
Performed in an office
11,030
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 4th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$529,440an average of $48 per time performed $77,210
an average of $7 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
3,150
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$15,750an average of $5 per time performed $3,150
an average of $1 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, docetaxel, 1 mg

Service Code: J9171
Performed in an office
2,835
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 11th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$218,295an average of $77 per time performed $22,680
an average of $8 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,286
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 6th

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

70
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$2,286an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,421
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 12th

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

428
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$49,735an average of $35 per time performed $15,631
an average of $11 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
1,384
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 14th

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

440
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$26,296an average of $19 per time performed $4,152
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,170
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 10th

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

49
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$118,170an average of $101 per time performed $17,550
an average of $15 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
1,015
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 17th

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

387
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$150,220an average of $148 per time performed $57,855
an average of $57 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
800
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 16th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$20,000an average of $25 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
565
times performed,
0.98% of his services

11th 22nd

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

86
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$59,325an average of $105 per time performed $11,865
an average of $21 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride (gemzar), 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
476
times performed,
0.82% of his services

12th 34th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$190,876an average of $401 per time performed $10,948
an average of $23 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
366
times performed,
0.63% of his services

13th 27th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$109,800an average of $300 per time performed $1,098
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3487
Performed in an office
348
times performed,
0.6% of his services

14th 44th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$375,144an average of $1,078 per time performed $62,640
an average of $180 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
334
times performed,
0.58% of his services

15th 25th

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

85
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$229,124an average of $686 per time performed $41,416
an average of $124 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fluorouracil, 500 mg

Service Code: J9190
Performed in an office
319
times performed,
0.55% of his services

16th 30th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$14,355an average of $45 per time performed $638
an average of $2 per time performed
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
256
times performed,
0.44% of his services

17th 49th

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

118
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$29,440an average of $115 per time performed $8,448
an average of $33 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
0.44% of his services

18th 33rd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$58,880an average of $230 per time performed $1,536
an average of $6 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
0.37% of his services

19th 29th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$358,280an average of $1,690 per time performed $98,368
an average of $464 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
199
times performed,
0.34% of his services

20th 24th

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$18,507an average of $93 per time performed $4,378
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 37th

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

58
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.3)
$4,872an average of $29 per time performed $1,008
an average of $6 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
167
times performed,
0.29% of his services

22nd 58th

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

73
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$14,696an average of $88 per time performed $5,845
an average of $35 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
0.25% of his services

23rd 38th

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$22,776an average of $156 per time performed $3,796
an average of $26 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
116
times performed,
0.2% of his services

24th 15th

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

67
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$25,984an average of $224 per time performed $10,092
an average of $87 per time performed
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
115
times performed,
0.2% of his services

25th 32nd

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

63
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$18,055an average of $157 per time performed $7,015
an average of $61 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.18% of his services

26th 46th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$31,312an average of $304 per time performed $6,798
an average of $66 per time performed
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
102
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th 67th

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

98
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$42,024an average of $412 per time performed $17,136
an average of $168 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.14% of his services

28th 78th

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

39
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,214an average of $66 per time performed $79
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.13% of his services

29th 48th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$25,718an average of $334 per time performed $5,082
an average of $66 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.13% of his services

30th 111th

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

75
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,650an average of $222 per time performed $6,450
an average of $86 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.13% of his services

31st 21st

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$11,248an average of $152 per time performed $2,146
an average of $29 per time performed
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.12% of his services

32nd 80th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$7,437an average of $111 per time performed $1,474
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.11% of his services

33rd 40th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$260an average of $4 per time performed $65
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.11% of his services

34th 113th

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

61
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,048an average of $32 per time performed $320
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 71st

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$617,085an average of $9,795 per time performed $130,473
an average of $2,071 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.1% of his services

36th 57th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,307an average of $73 per time performed $826
an average of $14 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.1% of his services

37th 70th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$16,579an average of $281 per time performed $3,009
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique ×

Service Code: 96409
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.1% of his services

38th 76th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$27,645an average of $485 per time performed $5,643
an average of $99 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 103rd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$705an average of $15 per time performed $141
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.07% of his services

40th 73rd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$760an average of $19 per time performed $40
an average of $1 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.06% of his services

41st 104th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,794an average of $141 per time performed $1,054
an average of $31 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.06% of his services

42nd 42nd

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,656an average of $232 per time performed $2,904
an average of $88 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.05% of his services

43rd 64th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,813an average of $97 per time performed $580
an average of $20 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

44th 116th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$456an average of $19 per time performed $48
an average of $2 per time performed
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
19
times performed,
0.03% of his services

45th 92nd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,719an average of $301 per time performed $2,128
an average of $112 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
18
times performed,
0.03% of his services

46th 79th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,354an average of $353 per time performed $2,358
an average of $131 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

47th 83rd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,984an average of $249 per time performed $864
an average of $54 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Bone marrow aspiration

Service Code: 38220
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

48th 147th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,372an average of $644 per time performed $962
an average of $74 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

49th 115th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,944an average of $688 per time performed $1,885
an average of $145 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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