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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $1,257 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 83 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
474
Rank: 89th
out of 176 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
56,473
Rank: 72nd
out of 176 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
119.1 This Provider
Avg 82.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$452K
Rank: 96th
out of 176 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$954 This Provider
Avg $1,257

Note: About 60% 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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Vandana Karri
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 68 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
47,701
times performed,
84% of her services

1st 1st

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

44
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$477,010an average of $10 per time performed $129,747
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
1,278
times performed,
2% of her services

2nd 89th

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

340
patients got this service, 72% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$35,784an average of $28 per time performed $11,183
an average of $9 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
1,107
times performed,
2% of her services

3rd 16th

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

337
patients got this service, 71% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$9,963an average of $9 per time performed $3,255
an average of $3 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
1,051
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 18th

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

340
patients got this service, 72% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$184,976an average of $176 per time performed $53,738
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
858
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 22nd

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

242
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$38,610an average of $45 per time performed $10,596
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood count, automated test

Service Code: 85045
Performed in an office
726
times performed,
1% of her services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

206
patients got this service, 43% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,342an average of $17 per time performed $3,819
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
490
times performed,
0.87% of her services

7th 55th

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

176
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$28,420an average of $58 per time performed $9,045
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
0.61% of her services

8th 42nd

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

128
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,944an average of $26 per time performed $1,827
an average of $5 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
338
times performed,
0.6% of her services

9th 47th

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

102
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$32,110an average of $95 per time performed $9,893
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
311
times performed,
0.55% of her services

10th 74th

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

104
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$11,196an average of $36 per time performed $3,524
an average of $11 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
299
times performed,
0.53% of her services

11th 19th

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

125
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$77,740an average of $260 per time performed $23,361
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
259
times performed,
0.46% of her services

12th 65th

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

68
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,979an average of $81 per time performed $6,638
an average of $26 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
255
times performed,
0.45% of her services

13th 29th

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

63
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$20,910an average of $82 per time performed $4,853
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
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
157
times performed,
0.28% of her services

14th 127th

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

49
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,355an average of $15 per time performed $733
an average of $5 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
116
times performed,
0.21% of her services

15th 66th

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

108
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,564an average of $479 per time performed $17,496
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
0.19% of her services

16th 91st

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$3,132an average of $29 per time performed $981
an average of $9 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
80
times performed,
0.14% of her services

17th 80th

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

80
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,000an average of $400 per time performed $9,246
an average of $116 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
72
times performed,
0.13% of her services

18th 31st

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

42
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$12,384an average of $172 per time performed $3,720
an average of $52 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.08% of her services

19th 72nd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$384,648an average of $8,184 per time performed $110,622
an average of $2,354 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.03% of her services

20th 92nd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$960an average of $64 per time performed $307
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.03% of her services

21st 143rd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$630an average of $42 per time performed $142
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.03% of her services

22nd 125th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,595an average of $573 per time performed $1,940
an average of $129 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.02% of her services

23rd 40th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,444an average of $246 per time performed $1,094
an average of $78 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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