Dr John A Kareus, DO - Medicare Neurology in Fort Smith, AR

Dr John A Kareus, DO is a medicare enrolled "Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology" physician in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He graduated from medical school in 1977 and has 44 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Neurology. He is a member of the group practice Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma and his current practice location is 6801 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (479) 274-3300.

Dr John A Kareus is licensed to practice in Arkansas (license number N-6772) 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 1033138821.

Contact Information

Dr John A Kareus, DO
6801 Rogers Ave,
Fort Smith, AR 72903-4067
(479) 274-3300
(479) 274-3389

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr John A Kareus
GenderMale
SpecialityNeurology
Experience44 Years
Location6801 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas
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 John A Kareus graduated from medical school in 1977
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1033138821
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/19/2006
  • Last Update Date: 08/28/2015
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 9739242140
  • Enrollment ID: I20140515001423

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr John A Kareus such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1033138821NPI-NPPES
111572003MedicaidAR
130004033OtherRR MEDICARE

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
2084N0400XPsychiatry & Neurology - Neurology N-6772 (Arkansas)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Choctaw Nation Health Services AuthorityTalihina, OKAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma1759294838199

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 John A Kareus allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameChoctaw Nation Of Oklahoma
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1659347623
PECOS PAC ID: 1759294838
Enrollment ID: O20031106000326

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 John A Kareus 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 John A Kareus, DO
Po Box 3528,
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3528

Ph: (479) 274-2000
Dr John A Kareus, DO
6801 Rogers Ave,
Fort Smith, AR 72903-4067

Ph: (479) 274-3300

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