Dr Michele Elkins, MD - Medicare Geriatric Medicine in Berkeley Heights, NJ

Dr Michele Elkins, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine" physician in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. She graduated from medical school in 1978 and has 42 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Geriatric Medicine. She is a member of the group practice Practice Associates Medical Group and her current practice location is 1060 Mountain Ave, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (908) 464-6740.

Dr Michele Elkins is licensed to practice in New Jersey (license number MA46895) 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 1073736005.

Contact Information

Dr Michele Elkins, MD
1060 Mountain Ave,
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-2322
(908) 464-6740
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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Michele Elkins
GenderFemale
SpecialityGeriatric Medicine
Experience42 Years
Location1060 Mountain Ave, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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 Michele Elkins graduated from medical school in 1978
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1073736005
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 04/10/2007
  • Last Update Date: 07/16/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 8426126673
  • Enrollment ID: I20081001000600

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Michele Elkins such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1073736005NPI-NPPES
71234181JMedicaidNJ

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RG0300XInternal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine MA46895 (New Jersey)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Practice Associates Medical Group5890703177859

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 Michele Elkins allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NamePractice Associates Medical Group
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1427016385
PECOS PAC ID: 5890703177
Enrollment ID: O20060330000690

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 Michele Elkins 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 Michele Elkins, MD
1060 Mountain Ave,
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-2322

Ph: (908) 464-8912
Dr Michele Elkins, MD
1060 Mountain Ave,
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-2322

Ph: (908) 464-6740

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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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