Dr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr, DO - Medicare Family Medicine in Abbeville, AL

Dr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr, DO is a medicare enrolled "Family Medicine" physician in Abbeville, Alabama. He went to University Of Health Sciences/chicago Medical School and graduated in 1982 and has 37 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Family Medicine. He is a member of the group practice Southeast Alabama Rural Health Associates and his current practice location is 615 Ozark Rd, Abbeville, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (334) 585-1171.

Dr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number DO89) 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 1558321786.

Contact Information

615 Ozark Rd
AL 36310-2629
(334) 585-1171
(334) 585-1182

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr
SpecialityFamily Medicine
Experience37 Years
LocationAbbeville, Alabama
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 Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr attended and graduated from University Of Health Sciences/chicago Medical School in 1982
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1558321786
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 03/23/2006
  • Last Update Date: 09/18/2012
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1355344425
  • Enrollment ID: I20100812000117

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207Q00000XFamily Medicine DO89 (Alabama)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Flowers HospitalDothan, ALAcute Care Hospital
Southeast Alabama Medical CenterDothan, ALAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Southeast Alabama Rural Health Associates812300905721

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 Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameSoutheast Alabama Rural Health Associates
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1578625125
PECOS PAC ID: 8123009057
Enrollment ID: O20040526001591
Entity NameFamily Practice Center Of Abbeville,p.a.
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1891846044
PECOS PAC ID: 8022031400
Enrollment ID: O20060111001054

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 Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Medicare Quality Measures

Quality ProgramParticipation
Reported to Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Yes
Used Electronic Health Record (EHR) No
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Dr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr, DO
1414 Elba Hwy
AL 36079-6020

Ph: (334) 670-6726
Dr Richard Lewis Bendinger Jr, DO
615 Ozark Rd
AL 36310-2629

Ph: (334) 585-1171

Reviews and Comments

Family Medicine Doctors in Abbeville, AL

Dr. Richard V. Meadows, D.O.
Family Medicine
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 217 Dothan Rd, Abbeville, AL 36310
Phone: 334-585-6421    Fax: 334-585-6159

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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