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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $234 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,011
Rank: 99th
out of 2,169 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,276
Rank: 111th
out of 2,169 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.2 This Provider
Avg 5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$160K
Rank: 336th
out of 2,169 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$159 This Provider
Avg $234

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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Sarala C. Krishnagiri
Average for Internal Medicine 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

Sarala C. Krishnagiri

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 33 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
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
1,317
times performed,
16% of her services

1st 2nd

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

426
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$102,726an average of $78 per time performed $59,265
an average of $45 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
1,040
times performed,
13% of her services

2nd 4th

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

373
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$12,480an average of $12 per time performed $3,120
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,010
times performed,
12% of her services

3rd 12th

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

367
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$50,500an average of $50 per time performed $13,130
an average of $13 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
920
times performed,
11% of her services

4th 9th

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

366
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$20,240an average of $22 per time performed $10,120
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
870
times performed,
11% of her services

5th 11th

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

332
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$43,500an average of $50 per time performed $11,310
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
821
times performed,
10% of her services

6th 7th

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

562
patients got this service, 56% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,525an average of $25 per time performed $4,926
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
376
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 23rd

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

156
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,280an average of $30 per time performed $5,264
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
261
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 1st

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

191
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$30,015an average of $115 per time performed $18,009
an average of $69 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
3% of her services

9th 46th

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

157
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,125an average of $45 per time performed $2,925
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 8th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
8.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.7)
$2,086an average of $14 per time performed $894
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 16th

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

124
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,040an average of $60 per time performed $1,742
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 72nd

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

126
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,520an average of $20 per time performed $1,512
an average of $12 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity, limited

Service Code: 76775
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 258th

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

111
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,000an average of $125 per time performed $9,520
an average of $85 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 13th

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

111
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,775an average of $25 per time performed $2,553
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 42nd

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

94
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,100an average of $10 per time performed $330
an average of $3 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
104
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 17th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$3,120an average of $30 per time performed $1,352
an average of $13 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
98
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 34th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$2,940an average of $30 per time performed $1,470
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 49th

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

71
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,800an average of $20 per time performed $360
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 27th

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

68
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,450an average of $50 per time performed $2,136
an average of $24 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.47% of her services

20th 154th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$585an average of $15 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.43% of her services

21st 29th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,620an average of $45 per time performed $432
an average of $12 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.37% of her services

22nd 65th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,736an average of $56 per time performed $713
an average of $23 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.35% of her services

23rd 79th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,900an average of $100 per time performed $1,131
an average of $39 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.31% of her services

24th 84th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,560an average of $60 per time performed $676
an average of $26 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.3% of her services

25th 87th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,625an average of $185 per time performed $1,525
an average of $61 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
19
times performed,
0.23% of her services

26th 57th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,496an average of $184 per time performed $1,805
an average of $95 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
19
times performed,
0.23% of her services

27th 24th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,964an average of $156 per time performed $1,729
an average of $91 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.22% of her services

28th 104th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$324an average of $18 per time performed $90
an average of $5 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.21% of her services

29th 81st

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$425an average of $25 per time performed $255
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.21% of her services

30th 125th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$867an average of $51 per time performed $323
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.16% of her services

31st 109th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$325an average of $25 per time performed $117
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.16% of her services

32nd 60th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$793an average of $61 per time performed $780
an average of $60 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.13% of her services

33rd 59th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$275an average of $25 per time performed $264
an average of $24 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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