Dr Edward Garrison Benton Jr, MD - Medicare Orthopedic Surgery in Waco, TX

Dr Edward Garrison Benton Jr, MD is a medicare enrolled "Orthopaedic Surgery" physician in Waco, Texas. He went to Texas Tech University Health Science Center School Of Medicine and graduated in 2007 and has 14 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the group practice Hillcrest Physician Services and his current practice location is 140 Hillcrest Medical Blvd Ste 2, Waco, Texas. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (254) 741-1400.

Dr Edward Garrison Benton Jr is licensed to practice in Texas (license number P7392) 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 1669610283.

Contact Information

Dr Edward Garrison Benton Jr, MD
140 Hillcrest Medical Blvd Ste 2,
Waco, TX 76712-8897
(254) 741-1400
(254) 741-1428

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Edward Garrison Benton Jr
GenderMale
SpecialityOrthopedic Surgery
Experience14 Years
Location140 Hillcrest Medical Blvd Ste 2, Waco, Texas
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 Edward Garrison Benton Jr attended and graduated from Texas Tech University Health Science Center School Of Medicine in 2007
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1669610283
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 02/04/2009
  • Last Update Date: 08/19/2020
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 9335397637
  • Enrollment ID: I20131023002040

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Edward Garrison Benton Jr such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1669610283NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207X00000XOrthopaedic Surgery P7392 (Texas)Primary
207XS0114XOrthopaedic Surgery - Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery P7392 (Texas)Secondary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center HillcrestWaco, TXAcute Care Hospital
Baylor Scott & White Pavilion - TempleTemple, TXAcute Care Hospital
Providence Health CenterWaco, TXAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Hillcrest Physician Services115330445679

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 Edward Garrison Benton Jr allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameHillcrest Physician Services
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1649294323
PECOS PAC ID: 1153304456
Enrollment ID: O20040609000104

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 Edward Garrison Benton Jr 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 Edward Garrison Benton Jr, MD
Po Box 848491,
Dallas, TX 75284-8491

Ph: (800) 994-0371
Dr Edward Garrison Benton Jr, MD
140 Hillcrest Medical Blvd Ste 2,
Waco, TX 76712-8897

Ph: (254) 741-1400

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