Dr Christopher Jon Schaffer, MD - Medicare Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, AL

Dr Christopher Jon Schaffer, MD is a medicare enrolled "Plastic Surgery" physician in Birmingham, Alabama. His current practice location is 140 Village St Ste 100, Birmingham, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 980-1744.

Dr Christopher Jon Schaffer is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number 22158) and he also participates in the medicare program. He does not accept medicare assignments directly but he may accept medicare through third-party (refer to Reassignment section below) and may also prescribe medicare part D drugs. His NPI Number is 1205834959.

Contact Information

140 Village St Ste 100
Birmingham
AL 35242-6436
(205) 980-1744
(205) 980-1334

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Christopher Jon Schaffer
GenderMale
SpecialityPlastic Surgery
LocationBirmingham, Alabama
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1205834959
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/07/2005
  • Last Update Date: 09/14/2012
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 3072427053
  • Enrollment ID: I20101012000052

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Christopher Jon Schaffer such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1205834959NPI-NPPES
262572500MedicaidFL

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
208200000XPlastic Surgery 22158 (Alabama)Primary

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 Christopher Jon Schaffer allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameWetumpka Urgent Care Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1194057554
PECOS PAC ID: 6800053133
Enrollment ID: O20120130000098
Entity NameHedden Plastic Surgery
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1215989306
PECOS PAC ID: 9931012374
Enrollment ID: O20031111000389
Entity NameChilton Urgent Care Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1366857674
PECOS PAC ID: 7517189855
Enrollment ID: O20141120002311
Entity NameTallassee Urgent Care Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1508312737
PECOS PAC ID: 9537456637
Enrollment ID: O20160916001194

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 Christopher Jon Schaffer 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 Christopher Jon Schaffer, MD
140 Village St Ste 100
Birmingham
AL 35242-6436

Ph: (205) 980-1744
Dr Christopher Jon Schaffer, MD
140 Village St Ste 100
Birmingham
AL 35242-6436

Ph: (205) 980-1744

Reviews and Comments

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