Dr Melissa Leigh Peters, MD - Medicare Pediatrics in Birmingham, AL

Dr Melissa Leigh Peters, MD is a medicare enrolled "Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine" physician in Birmingham, Alabama. Her current practice location is 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 638-9587.

Dr Melissa Leigh Peters is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number MD.26029) and she also participates in the medicare program. She does not accept medicare assignments directly but she may accept medicare through third-party (refer to Reassignment section below) and may also prescribe medicare part D drugs. Her NPI Number is 1023005832.

Contact Information

Dr Melissa Leigh Peters, MD
1600 7th Ave S,
Birmingham, AL 35233-1711
(205) 638-9587
(205) 975-4623

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Melissa Leigh Peters
GenderFemale
SpecialityPediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Location1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1023005832
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 10/06/2005
  • Last Update Date: 09/11/2019
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 4880926880
  • Enrollment ID: I20191024000251

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Melissa Leigh Peters such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1023005832NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207P00000XEmergency Medicine MD.26029 (Alabama)Secondary
208000000XPediatrics MD.26029 (Alabama)Secondary
2080P0204XPediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine MD.26029 (Alabama)Primary

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 Melissa Leigh Peters allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NameUniversity Of Alabama Health Services Foundation,pc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1093768723
PECOS PAC ID: 1951213107
Enrollment ID: O20031105000261

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 Melissa Leigh Peters 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 Melissa Leigh Peters, MD
1600 5th Ave S Ste 110,
Birmingham, AL 35233-1700

Ph: (205) 638-9587
Dr Melissa Leigh Peters, MD
1600 7th Ave S,
Birmingham, AL 35233-1711

Ph: (205) 638-9587

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