Dr Melinda Edwards, MD - Medicare Psychiatry in Summerville, SC

Dr Melinda Edwards, MD is a medicare enrolled "Psychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry" physician in Summerville, South Carolina. She went to Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine and graduated in 1997 and has 25 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Psychiatry. She is a member of the group practice South Carolina Department Of Mental Health Accounting Office and her current practice location is 709 Old Trolley Rd, Summerville, South Carolina. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (843) 821-2480.

Dr Melinda Edwards is licensed to practice in South Carolina (license number 23303) and she also participates in the medicare program. She accepts medicare assignments (which means she accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and her NPI Number is 1245252774.

Contact Information

Dr Melinda Edwards, MD
709 Old Trolley Rd,
Summerville, SC 29485-5203
(843) 821-2480
(843) 875-3149

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Melinda Edwards
GenderFemale
SpecialityPsychiatry
Experience25 Years
Location709 Old Trolley Rd, Summerville, South Carolina
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. She accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Dr Melinda Edwards attended and graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine in 1997
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1245252774
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/24/2006
  • Last Update Date: 07/19/2021
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1254435027
  • Enrollment ID: I20070404000108

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Melinda Edwards such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1245252774NPI-NPPES
190166MedicaidSC

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
2084P0800XPsychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry 23303 (South Carolina)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Spartanburg Medical CenterSpartanburg, SCAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
South Carolina Department Of Mental Health Accounting Office9032021175204

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 Melinda Edwards allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NameSouth Carolina Department Of Mental Health Accounting Office
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1295332690
PECOS PAC ID: 9032021175
Enrollment ID: O20031107000041
Entity NameSouth Carolina Department Of Mental Health Accounting Office
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1417557471
PECOS PAC ID: 9032021175
Enrollment ID: O20040303000705

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 Melinda Edwards 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 Melinda Edwards, MD
250 Dewey Ave,
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3009

Ph: () -
Dr Melinda Edwards, MD
709 Old Trolley Rd,
Summerville, SC 29485-5203

Ph: (843) 821-2480

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