Dr James W Boss, MD - Medicare Gastroenterology in Waco, TX

Dr James W Boss, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology" physician in Waco, Texas. He went to University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston and graduated in 1989 and has 33 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Gastroenterology. He is a member of the group practice Waco Gastroenterology Associates and his current practice location is 364 Richland West Cir, Suite A, Waco, Texas. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (254) 537-0911.

Dr James W Boss is licensed to practice in Texas (license number H7916) 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 1164469482.

Contact Information

Dr James W Boss, MD
364 Richland West Cir, Suite A,
Waco, TX 76712-7919
(254) 537-0911
(254) 537-0293

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr James W Boss
GenderMale
SpecialityGastroenterology
Experience33 Years
Location364 Richland West Cir, 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 James W Boss attended and graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1989
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1164469482
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/02/2006
  • Last Update Date: 05/07/2020
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 5294647798
  • Enrollment ID: I20101103000072

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr James W Boss such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1164469482NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RG0100XInternal Medicine - Gastroenterology H7916 (Texas)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

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

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Waco Gastroenterology Associates599179505612

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 James W Boss allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameWaco Gastroenterology Associates
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1215987490
PECOS PAC ID: 5991795056
Enrollment ID: O20040512001400

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 James W Boss 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 James W Boss, MD
364 Richland West Cir, Suite A,
Waco, TX 76712-7919

Ph: (254) 537-0911
Dr James W Boss, MD
364 Richland West Cir, Suite A,
Waco, TX 76712-7919

Ph: (254) 537-0911

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