David E Swanson, MD - Medicare Ophthalmology in Anchorage, AK

David E Swanson, MD is a medicare enrolled "Ophthalmology" physician in Anchorage, Alaska. He went to University Of Washington School Of Medicine and graduated in 1975 and has 44 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Ophthalmology. He is a member of the group practice Alaska Retinal Consultants and his current practice location is 3500 Latouche, #250, Anchorage, Alaska. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (907) 561-1530.

David E Swanson is licensed to practice in Alaska (license number 3078) 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 1639158157.

Contact Information

3500 Latouche
AK 99508
(907) 561-1530
(907) 561-2611

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDavid E Swanson
Experience44 Years
LocationAnchorage, Alaska
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:
  • David E Swanson attended and graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1975
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1639158157
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 01/12/2006
  • Last Update Date: 08/26/2010
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 0244311264
  • Enrollment ID: I20120118000436

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for David E Swanson such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207W00000XOphthalmology 3078 (Alaska)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Alaska Retinal Consultants33755365764

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. David E Swanson allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameAlaska Retinal Consultants
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1003934340
PECOS PAC ID: 3375536576
Enrollment ID: O20040405000910

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. David E Swanson 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
David E Swanson, MD
3500 Latouche
AK 99508-4261

Ph: (907) 561-1530
David E Swanson, MD
3500 Latouche
AK 99508

Ph: (907) 561-1530

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