Dr Kent Thomas Kanatani, MD - Medicare Family Medicine in Alabaster, AL

Dr Kent Thomas Kanatani, MD is a medicare enrolled "Family Medicine" physician in Alabaster, Alabama. He went to Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans and graduated in 1995 and has 24 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Family Medicine. His current practice location is 1022 1st St N, Suite 302, Alabaster, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 663-4009.

Dr Kent Thomas Kanatani is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number 20021) 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 1649227471.

Contact Information

1022 1st St N
Suite 302
Alabaster
AL 35007-8706
(205) 663-4009
(205) 663-9966

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Kent Thomas Kanatani
GenderMale
SpecialityFamily Medicine
Experience24 Years
LocationAlabaster, Alabama
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 Kent Thomas Kanatani attended and graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1995
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1649227471
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 05/27/2006
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 4880699164
  • Enrollment ID: I20060919000550

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Kent Thomas Kanatani such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1649227471NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207Q00000XFamily Medicine 20021 (Alabama)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Shelby Baptist Medical CenterAlabaster, ALAcute Care Hospital

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 Kent Thomas Kanatani allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameSouth Shelby Family Medicine, Pc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1467497875
PECOS PAC ID: 8729083001
Enrollment ID: O20060919000533

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 Kent Thomas Kanatani 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) Yes
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Dr Kent Thomas Kanatani, MD
1022 1st St N
Suite 302
Alabaster
AL 35007-8706

Ph: (205) 663-4009
Dr Kent Thomas Kanatani, MD
1022 1st St N
Suite 302
Alabaster
AL 35007-8706

Ph: (205) 663-4009

Reviews and Comments

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Phone: 205-358-9120    Fax: 205-358-9121

Medicare Program: Medicare is a federal government program which provides health insurance to people who are 65 or older. This program also covers certain younger people with disabilities (who receive Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI), and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD.

Medicare Assignment: Assignment means that your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees (or is required by law) to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. Most doctors, providers, and suppliers accept assignment, but you should always check to make sure. Participating providers have signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare-covered services.

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