Chima Austin Ukachi, MD - Medicare Emergency Medicine in Auburn, AL

Chima Austin Ukachi, MD is a medicare enrolled "" physician in Auburn, Alabama. He graduated from medical school in 1996 and has 23 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Emergency Medicine. His current practice location is 3365 Skyway Dr, Suite 100, Auburn, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (334) 539-1770.

Chima Austin Ukachi is licensed to practice in (license number ) 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 1104034339.

Contact Information

3365 Skyway Dr
Suite 100
Auburn
AL 36830-6485
(334) 539-1770
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Physician's Profile

Full NameChima Austin Ukachi
GenderMale
SpecialityEmergency Medicine
Experience23 Years
LocationAuburn, 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:
  • Chima Austin Ukachi graduated from medical school in 1996
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1104034339
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 05/20/2007
  • Last Update Date: 12/08/2014
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 3577729573
  • Enrollment ID: I20120719000078

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Chima Austin Ukachi such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1104034339NPI-NPPES
164430MedicaidAL

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
208200000XPlastic Surgery 26260 (Alabama)Secondary
208600000XSurgery 26260 (Alabama)Secondary
208D00000XGeneral Practice 26260 (Alabama)Secondary
207Q00000XFamily Medicine 26260 (Alabama)Secondary
207P00000XEmergency Medicine 26260 (Alabama)Secondary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
East Alabama Medical CenterOpelika, ALAcute Care Hospital

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. Chima Austin Ukachi allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameMonroeville Emergency Group Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1629090626
PECOS PAC ID: 2062310162
Enrollment ID: O20050908000328
Entity NameErx Group Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1760823082
PECOS PAC ID: 9335037571
Enrollment ID: O20130909000458
Entity NameSoutheast Medical Center Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1093122384
PECOS PAC ID: 1850512476
Enrollment ID: O20141024000686

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. Chima Austin Ukachi 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) Yes
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
Chima Austin Ukachi, MD
3365 Skyway Dr
Suite 100
Auburn
AL 36830-6485

Ph: (334) 539-1770
Chima Austin Ukachi, MD
3365 Skyway Dr
Suite 100
Auburn
AL 36830-6485

Ph: (334) 539-1770

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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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