Melissa Schowalter, MS - Medicare Audiologist in Branson, MO

Melissa Schowalter, MS is a medicare enrolled "Audiologist" provider in Branson, Missouri. She graduated from medical school in 1996 and has 22 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Audiologist. She is a member of the group practice Ozark Mountain Ear Nose And Throat and her current practice location is 186 S Payne Stewart Dr, B, Branson, Missouri. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (417) 335-3636.

Melissa Schowalter is licensed to practice in Missouri (license number 114017) and she also participates in the medicare program. She accepts medicare assignments (which means she accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and her NPI Number is 1528106390.

Contact Information

186 S Payne Stewart Dr
MO 65616-2792
(417) 335-3636
(417) 335-3626

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameMelissa Schowalter
Experience22 Years
LocationBranson, Missouri
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. She accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Melissa Schowalter graduated from medical school in 1996
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1528106390
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 02/02/2007
  • Last Update Date: 06/10/2015
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 7416911599
  • Enrollment ID: I20081113000464

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Melissa Schowalter such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
231H00000XAudiologist 114017 (Missouri)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Ozark Mountain Ear Nose And Throat78100488162

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. Melissa Schowalter allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NameOzark Mountain Ear Nose And Throat
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1902034218
PECOS PAC ID: 7810048816
Enrollment ID: O20090702000619

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. Melissa Schowalter 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
Melissa Schowalter, MS
186 S Payne Stewart Dr
MO 65616-2792

Ph: (417) 335-3636
Melissa Schowalter, MS
186 S Payne Stewart Dr
MO 65616-2792

Ph: (417) 335-3636

Reviews and Comments

Audiologist in Branson, MO

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.

NPI Number: The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique identification number for covered health care providers. The NPI must be used in lieu of legacy provider identifiers in the HIPAA standards transactions. Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

Our Data: Information on is built using data sources published by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The information disclosed on the NPI Registry are FOIA-disclosable and are required to be disclosed under the FOIA and the eFOIA amendments to the FOIA. There is no way to 'opt out' or 'suppress' the NPPES record data for health care providers with active NPIs.