Benjamin Brown, MD - Medicare Neurosurgery in Covington, LA

Benjamin Brown, MD is a medicare enrolled "Neurological Surgery" physician in Covington, Louisiana. He went to Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans and graduated in 2006 and has 16 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Neurosurgery. He is a member of the group practice Ochsner Clinic Llc and his current practice location is 1341 Ochsner Blvd Ste 200, Covington, Louisiana. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (985) 246-2800.

Benjamin Brown is licensed to practice in Louisiana (license number MD.202486) 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 1144430125.

Contact Information

Benjamin Brown, MD
1341 Ochsner Blvd Ste 200,
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 246-2800
(985) 898-7178

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Physician's Profile

Full NameBenjamin Brown
Experience16 Years
Location1341 Ochsner Blvd Ste 200, Covington, Louisiana
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:
  • Benjamin Brown attended and graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 2006
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1144430125
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 05/22/2007
  • Last Update Date: 08/23/2019
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 4880835719
  • Enrollment ID: I20190918002419

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Benjamin Brown such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207T00000XNeurological Surgery ME116079 (Florida)Secondary
207T00000XNeurological Surgery MD.202486 (Louisiana)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
St Tammany Parish HospitalCovington, LAAcute Care Hospital
Ochsner Clinic FoundationNew orleans, LAAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Ochsner Clinic Llc82249336192144

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. Benjamin Brown allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameOchsner Clinic Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1538151428
PECOS PAC ID: 8224933619
Enrollment ID: O20031126000513

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. Benjamin Brown is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Benjamin Brown, MD
1514 Jefferson Hwy,
New Orleans, LA 70121-2429

Ph: (504) 842-4000
Benjamin Brown, MD
1341 Ochsner Blvd Ste 200,
Covington, LA 70433

Ph: (985) 246-2800

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Phone: 985-951-3222    Fax: 985-951-3223

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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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