Dr Richard Salvatore Depalma, DO - Medicare Gastroenterology in Philadelphia, PA

Dr Richard Salvatore Depalma, DO is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology" physician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He went to Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2010 and has 11 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Gastroenterology. He is a member of the group practice Einstein Practice Plan Inc and his current practice location is 5501 Old York Rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (215) 456-8520.

Dr Richard Salvatore Depalma is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania (license number OS016518) 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 1114238367.

Contact Information

Dr Richard Salvatore Depalma, DO
5501 Old York Rd,
Philadelphia, PA 19141-3018
(215) 456-8520
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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr Richard Salvatore Depalma
GenderMale
SpecialityGastroenterology
Experience11 Years
Location5501 Old York Rd, Philadelphia, 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 Richard Salvatore Depalma attended and graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1114238367
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/22/2010
  • Last Update Date: 09/20/2019
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 6800165861
  • Enrollment ID: I20170706002076

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Richard Salvatore Depalma such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1114238367NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RG0100XInternal Medicine - Gastroenterology OS016518 (Pennsylvania)Primary
207RI0008XInternal Medicine - Hepatology OS016518 (Pennsylvania)Secondary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Albert Einstein Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PAAcute Care Hospital
Einstein Medical Center MontgomeryEast norriton, PAAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Einstein Practice Plan Inc2769395896551

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 Salvatore Depalma allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameEinstein Practice Plan Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1760434468
PECOS PAC ID: 2769395896
Enrollment ID: O20040219000728

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 Salvatore Depalma 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 Richard Salvatore Depalma, DO
101 E Olney Ave, Ste 400,
Philadelphia, PA 19120-2470

Ph: (215) 456-7000
Dr Richard Salvatore Depalma, DO
5501 Old York Rd,
Philadelphia, PA 19141-3018

Ph: (215) 456-8520

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