Bernis A Simmons, MD - Medicare Anesthesiology in Birmingham, AL

Bernis A Simmons, MD is a medicare enrolled "Anesthesiology" physician in Birmingham, Alabama. He went to University Of Texas Medical School At Houston and graduated in 1988 and has 32 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Anesthesiology. He is a member of the group practice Anesthesiologists Associated Pc and his current practice location is 52 Medical Park Dr E, Suite 321, Birmingham, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 838-3055.

Bernis A Simmons is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number 14960) 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 1013904507.

Contact Information

Bernis A Simmons, MD
52 Medical Park Dr E, Suite 321,
Birmingham, AL 35235-3430
(205) 838-3055
(205) 838-3517

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Physician's Profile

Full NameBernis A Simmons
GenderMale
SpecialityAnesthesiology
Experience32 Years
Location52 Medical Park Dr E, Birmingham, 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:
  • Bernis A Simmons attended and graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1988
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1013904507
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 09/30/2005
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1658266929
  • Enrollment ID: I20100929000674

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Bernis A Simmons such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1013904507NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207L00000XAnesthesiology 14960 (Alabama)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Brookwood Baptist Medical CenterBirmingham, ALAcute Care Hospital
St. Vincent's EastBirmingham, ALAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Anesthesiologists Associated Pc6204739519330

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. Bernis A Simmons allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameAnesthesiologists Associated Pc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1851371850
PECOS PAC ID: 6204739519
Enrollment ID: O20040202000465
Entity NameAnesthesia Group East Pc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1124015623
PECOS PAC ID: 0840185112
Enrollment ID: O20040216001262

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. Bernis A Simmons 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
Bernis A Simmons, MD
52 Medical Park Dr E, Suite 321,
Birmingham, AL 35235-3430

Ph: (205) 838-3055
Bernis A Simmons, MD
52 Medical Park Dr E, Suite 321,
Birmingham, AL 35235-3430

Ph: (205) 838-3055

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