Dr Ravishankar E Rao, MD - Medicare Family Medicine in State College, PA

Dr Ravishankar E Rao, MD is a medicare enrolled "Family Medicine" physician in State College, Pennsylvania. He went to Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine and graduated in 2011 and has 9 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Family Medicine. He is a member of the group practice The Milton S Hershey Medical Center Physicians Group and his current practice location is 476 Rolling Ridge Dr, Suite 101, State College, Pennsylvania. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (814) 689-4980.

Dr Ravishankar E Rao is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania (license number MD455715) and he also participates in the medicare program. He accepts medicare assignments (which means he accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and his NPI Number is 1154617306.

Contact Information

Dr Ravishankar E Rao, MD
476 Rolling Ridge Dr, Suite 101,
State College, PA 16801-7639
(814) 689-4980
(814) 689-4990

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Ravishankar E Rao
GenderMale
SpecialityFamily Medicine
Experience9 Years
Location476 Rolling Ridge Dr, State College, Pennsylvania
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. He accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Dr Ravishankar E Rao attended and graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 2011
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1154617306
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/27/2011
  • Last Update Date: 01/25/2016
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 3779899075
  • Enrollment ID: I20150903001941

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Ravishankar E Rao such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1154617306NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207Q00000XFamily Medicine MD455715 (Pennsylvania)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Milton S Hershey Medical CenterHershey, PAAcute Care Hospital
Mount Nittany Medical CenterState college, PAAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
The Milton S Hershey Medical Center Physicians Group38704054831221

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 Ravishankar E Rao allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameThe Milton S Hershey Medical Center Physicians Group
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1710951744
PECOS PAC ID: 3870405483
Enrollment ID: O20040225000741

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 Ravishankar E Rao 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 Ravishankar E Rao, MD
500 University Dr,
Hershey, PA 17033-2360

Ph: (800) 243-1455
Dr Ravishankar E Rao, MD
476 Rolling Ridge Dr, Suite 101,
State College, PA 16801-7639

Ph: (814) 689-4980

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