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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
479
Rank: 97th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
97,808
Rank: 26th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
204.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 55.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$609K
Rank: 65th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,271 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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Vandana Karri
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.

Patients saw before

Vandana Karri

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 27 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
88,501
times performed,
90% of her services

1st 1st

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

73
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$885,010an average of $10 per time performed $265,503
an average of $3 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
1,365
times performed,
1% of her services

2nd 14th

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

356
patients got this service, 74% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$12,285an average of $9 per time performed $4,095
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,234
times performed,
1% of her services

3rd 17th

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

355
patients got this service, 74% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$217,184an average of $176 per time performed $64,168
an average of $52 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
1,146
times performed,
1% of her services

4th 12th

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

317
patients got this service, 66% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$37,818an average of $33 per time performed $12,606
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,063
times performed,
1% of her services

5th 18th

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

295
patients got this service, 62% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$47,835an average of $45 per time performed $13,819
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood count, automated test

Service Code: 85045
Performed in an office
824
times performed,
0.84% of her services

6th Alert

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

184
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,008an average of $17 per time performed $4,944
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
581
times performed,
0.59% of her services

7th 47th

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

193
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$33,698an average of $58 per time performed $11,039
an average of $19 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
430
times performed,
0.44% of her services

8th 24th

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

96
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$35,260an average of $82 per time performed $8,170
an average of $19 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: 85027
Performed in an office
424
times performed,
0.43% of her services

9th Alert

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

202
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,872an average of $28 per time performed $3,816
an average of $9 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
326
times performed,
0.33% of her services

10th 15th

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

124
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$84,760an average of $260 per time performed $25,754
an average of $79 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
310
times performed,
0.32% of her services

11th 36th

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

111
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$8,060an average of $26 per time performed $1,860
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
283
times performed,
0.29% of her services

12th 63rd

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

80
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$22,923an average of $81 per time performed $7,641
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
0.25% of her services

13th 74th

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

104
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$8,748an average of $36 per time performed $2,916
an average of $12 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
235
times performed,
0.24% of her services

14th 49th

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

88
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$22,325an average of $95 per time performed $7,050
an average of $30 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
0.16% of her services

15th 93rd

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

53
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$4,466an average of $29 per time performed $1,386
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
0.15% of her services

16th Alert

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

56
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,175an average of $15 per time performed $725
an average of $5 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
132
times performed,
0.13% of her services

17th 32nd

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

62
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$22,704an average of $172 per time performed $7,260
an average of $55 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
125
times performed,
0.13% of her services

18th 67th

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

113
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$59,875an average of $479 per time performed $19,125
an average of $153 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
88
times performed,
0.09% of her services

19th 79th

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

88
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,200an average of $400 per time performed $10,560
an average of $120 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.07% of her services

20th 71st

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$597,432an average of $8,184 per time performed $163,739
an average of $2,243 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
26
times performed,
0.03% of her services

21st 58th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,782an average of $107 per time performed $780
an average of $30 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.02% of her services

22nd 115th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,460an average of $573 per time performed $2,600
an average of $130 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy ... +

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy through the same incision on the same date of service ×

Service Code: G0364
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.02% of her services

23rd 133rd

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$840an average of $42 per time performed $200
an average of $10 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.02% of her services

24th 100th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,037an average of $61 per time performed $408
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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.02% of her services

25th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$680an average of $40 per time performed $221
an average of $13 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
15
times performed,
0.02% of her services

26th 42nd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,690an average of $246 per time performed $1,185
an average of $79 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
11
times performed,
0.01% of her services

27th 69th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,467an average of $497 per time performed $1,716
an average of $156 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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