Dr Rachel L Sturdivant, MD - Medicare Nephrology in Charleston, SC

Dr Rachel L Sturdivant, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Nephrology" physician in Charleston, South Carolina. She went to University Of Alabama School Of Medicine and graduated in 1998 and has 24 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Nephrology. She is a member of the group practice University Medical Associates and her current practice location is 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (843) 792-1414.

Dr Rachel L Sturdivant is licensed to practice in South Carolina (license number 22000) 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 1225037765.

Contact Information

Dr Rachel L Sturdivant, MD
171 Ashley Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29425-0100
(843) 792-1414
(843) 723-7404

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Rachel L Sturdivant
GenderFemale
SpecialityNephrology
Experience24 Years
Location171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, 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 Rachel L Sturdivant attended and graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1998
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1225037765
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/18/2005
  • Last Update Date: 10/21/2020
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 3476546524
  • Enrollment ID: I20040406000166

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Rachel L Sturdivant such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1225037765NPI-NPPES
220004MedicaidSC

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RN0300XInternal Medicine - Nephrology 22000 (South Carolina)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Musc Medical CenterCharleston, SCAcute Care Hospital
Grand Strand Regional Medical CenterMyrtle beach, SCAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
University Medical Associates63057585741108

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 Rachel L Sturdivant allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NameUniversity Medical Associates
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1043241110
PECOS PAC ID: 6305758574
Enrollment ID: O20031105000291

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 Rachel L Sturdivant 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 Rachel L Sturdivant, MD
Po Box 751461,
Charlotte, NC 28275-1461

Ph: (843) 792-6200
Dr Rachel L Sturdivant, MD
171 Ashley Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29425-0100

Ph: (843) 792-1414

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