Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Alexander City, AL

Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Alexander City, Alabama. He went to University Alabama Birmingham - School Of Optometry and graduated in 1998 and has 19 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. He is a member of the group practice James H. Poole And Associates, O.d., P.c. and his current practice location is 1120 Airport Dr, Ste 104, Alexander City, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (256) 329-8400.

Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number S-908 TA 463) and he also participates in the medicare program. He accepts medicare assignments (which means he accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and his NPI Number is 1740261601.

Contact Information

1120 Airport Dr
Ste 104
Alexander City
AL 35010-3436
(256) 329-8400
(256) 329-8200

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr Ernest Jonathan Champion
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience19 Years
LocationAlexander City, Alabama
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. He accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion attended and graduated from University Alabama Birmingham - School Of Optometry in 1998
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1740261601
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 11/08/2005
  • Last Update Date: 08/29/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 0749364339
  • Enrollment ID: I20080220000585

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1740261601NPI-NPPES
95104OtherALBLUE CROSS PIN #
U85424Medicare UPINAL

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist S-908 TA 463 (Alabama)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
James H. Poole And Associates, O.d., P.c.96382673702

Medicare Reassignments

Some practitioners may not bill the customers directly but medicare billing happens through clinics / group practice / hospitals where the provider works. Medicare reassignment of benefits is a mechanism by which practitioners allow third parties to bill and receive payment for medicare services performed by them. Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameJames H. Poole & Associates, O.d., P.c.
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1114067741
PECOS PAC ID: 9638267370
Enrollment ID: O20071114000325

Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment

Any physician or other eligible professional who prescribes Part D drugs must either enroll in the Medicare program or opt out in order to prescribe drugs to their patients with Part D prescription drug benefit plans. Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Medicare Quality Measures

Quality ProgramParticipation
Reported to Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) No
Used Electronic Health Record (EHR) No
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion, OD
1120 Airport Dr
Ste 104
Alexander City
AL 35010-3436

Ph: (256) 329-8400
Dr Ernest Jonathan Champion, OD
1120 Airport Dr
Ste 104
Alexander City
AL 35010-3436

Ph: (256) 329-8400

Reviews and Comments

Optometrist in Alexander City, AL

Wendy Jeanette Cummings, O.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 2643 Highway 280 West, Alexander City, AL 35010
Phone: 256-234-3962    Fax: 256-234-4915
Dr. David Neil Welborn, O.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 36 Heritage Dr, Alexander City, AL 35010
Phone: 256-329-2020    
James Howard Poole, O.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 1120 Airport Dr, Suite104, Alexander City, AL 35010
Phone: 256-329-8400    Fax: 256-329-8200

Medicare Program: Medicare is a federal government program which provides health insurance to people who are 65 or older. This program also covers certain younger people with disabilities (who receive Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI), and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD.

Medicare Assignment: Assignment means that your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees (or is required by law) to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. Most doctors, providers, and suppliers accept assignment, but you should always check to make sure. Participating providers have signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare-covered services.

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