Dr Anwar Ahmed, MD - Medicare Nephrology in Cedar Rapids, IA

Dr Anwar Ahmed, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Nephrology" physician in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from medical school in 1979 and has 43 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Nephrology. He is a member of the group practice Mercy Physician Associates Inc and his current practice location is 543 7th Street Se, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (319) 861-7600.

Dr Anwar Ahmed is licensed to practice in Illinois (license number 036122400) 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 1154377463.

Contact Information

Dr Anwar Ahmed, MD
543 7th Street Se,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 861-7600
(319) 861-7614

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Anwar Ahmed
GenderMale
SpecialityNephrology
Experience43 Years
Location543 7th Street Se, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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:
  • Dr Anwar Ahmed graduated from medical school in 1979
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1154377463
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 05/26/2006
  • Last Update Date: 04/15/2014
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 4880699560
  • Enrollment ID: I20080508000325

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Anwar Ahmed such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1154377463NPI-NPPES
08100343OtherILBCBS IL
93122OtherIAWELLMARK IL POS
56266OtherIABCBS IA

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RN0300XInternal Medicine - Nephrology 036122400 (Illinois)Primary
207RN0300XInternal Medicine - Nephrology 33477 (Iowa)Secondary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Mercy Medical Center - Cedar RapidsCedar rapids, IAAcute Care Hospital
Virginia Gay HospitalVinton, IACritical Access Hospital
St Lukes HospitalCedar rapids, IAAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Mercy Physician Associates Inc135524249688

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. Dr Anwar Ahmed allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameMercy Physician Associates Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1427254952
PECOS PAC ID: 1355242496
Enrollment ID: O20040120000805

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. Dr Anwar Ahmed 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
Dr Anwar Ahmed, MD
543 7th Street Se,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Ph: (319) 861-7600
Dr Anwar Ahmed, MD
543 7th Street Se,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Ph: (319) 861-7600

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