Dr Karl E Richey, MD - Medicare Emergency Medicine in Ketchikan, AK

Dr Karl E Richey, MD is a medicare enrolled "General Practice" physician in Ketchikan, Alaska. He went to University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine and graduated in 1983 and has 36 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Emergency Medicine. He is a member of the group practice Creekside Family Health Clinic Inc and his current practice location is 3100 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, Alaska. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (907) 225-5171.

Dr Karl E Richey is licensed to practice in Hawaii (license number MD-11527) 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 1164428371.

Contact Information

3100 Tongass Ave
Ketchikan
AK 99901-5746
(907) 225-5171
(907) 228-8333

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Karl E Richey
GenderMale
SpecialityEmergency Medicine
Experience36 Years
LocationKetchikan, Alaska
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 Karl E Richey attended and graduated from University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine in 1983
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1164428371
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/22/2005
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 9335157825
  • Enrollment ID: I20060324000267

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Karl E Richey such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1164428371NPI-NPPES
2644OtherAKSTATE MEDICAL LICENSE
MD34402OtherWASTATE MEDICAL LICENSE

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207P00000XEmergency Medicine MD34402 (Washington)Primary
207P00000XEmergency Medicine 2644 (Alaska)Primary
208D00000XGeneral Practice MD-11527 (Hawaii)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Creekside Family Health Clinic Inc43858957133

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 Karl E Richey allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameNes Washington, Inc.
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1215239595
PECOS PAC ID: 5193994879
Enrollment ID: O20110815000475
Entity NameCreekside Family Health Clinic Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1477847184
PECOS PAC ID: 4385895713
Enrollment ID: O20121113000389

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 Karl E Richey is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Medicare Quality Measures

Quality ProgramParticipation
Reported to Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Yes
Used Electronic Health Record (EHR) No
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Dr Karl E Richey, MD
161 Halona St
Kihei
HI 96753-8523

Ph: (808) 268-8517
Dr Karl E Richey, MD
3100 Tongass Ave
Ketchikan
AK 99901-5746

Ph: (907) 225-5171

Reviews and Comments

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Dr. Kevin Arthur Hall, MD
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Phone: (90-7) -228-4900    Fax: 800-852-3264
Dr. Amy J. Nichols, M.D.
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Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 2960 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: 907-228-4900    Fax: 800-852-3264
Dr. Tarra Wasilchen, M.D.
General Practice
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 2960 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: 907-228-4900    Fax: 800-852-3264

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