Dr Rafael Christian, MD - Medicare Pediatrics in Kyle, SD

Dr Rafael Christian, MD is a medicare enrolled "Pediatrics" physician in Kyle, South Dakota. His current practice location is 1000 Health Center Road, Kyle, South Dakota. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (605) 455-8214.

Dr Rafael Christian is licensed to practice in Puerto Rico (license number 10384) and he also participates in the medicare program. He does not accept medicare assignments directly but he may accept medicare through third-party (refer to Reassignment section below) and may also prescribe medicare part D drugs. His NPI Number is 1831171834.

Contact Information

Dr Rafael Christian, MD
1000 Health Center Road,
Kyle, SD 57752-0000
(605) 455-8214
(605) 455-1529

Map and Direction

Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Rafael Christian
Location1000 Health Center Road, Kyle, South Dakota
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1831171834
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 11/16/2005
  • Last Update Date: 06/10/2013
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 9133271901
  • Enrollment ID: I20090709000390

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Rafael Christian such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
208000000XPediatrics 4301084953 (Michigan)Secondary
208000000XPediatrics 10384 (Puerto Rico)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 Rafael Christian allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NamePine Ridge Indian Health Service Hospital
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1003963497
PECOS PAC ID: 7214825371
Enrollment ID: O20040309001203

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 Rafael Christian 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 Rafael Christian, MD
1000 Health Center Road,
Kyle, SD 57752-0000

Ph: (605) 455-8214
Dr Rafael Christian, MD
1000 Health Center Road,
Kyle, SD 57752-0000

Ph: (605) 455-8214

Reviews and Comments

Pediatrics Doctors in Kyle, SD

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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