Dr William R Harlan, MD - Medicare Gastroenterology in Asheville, NC

Dr William R Harlan, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology" physician in Asheville, North Carolina. He went to Duke University School Of Medicine and graduated in 1991 and has 30 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Gastroenterology. He is a member of the group practice Digestive Health Partners Pa and his current practice location is 191 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, North Carolina. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (828) 254-0881.

Dr William R Harlan is licensed to practice in North Carolina (license number 9300487) 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 1003806043.

Contact Information

Dr William R Harlan, MD
191 Biltmore Ave,
Asheville, NC 28801-4109
(828) 254-0881
(828) 350-3628

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Physician's Profile

Full NameDr William R Harlan
GenderMale
SpecialityGastroenterology
Experience30 Years
Location191 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, North Carolina
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 William R Harlan attended and graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1991
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1003806043
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 10/21/2005
  • Last Update Date: 02/01/2008
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 6002846995
  • Enrollment ID: I20100701000314

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr William R Harlan such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1003806043NPI-NPPES
39573OtherNCBCBS OF NC
8939537MedicaidNC
1169833OtherNCUNITED HEALTHCARE

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RG0100XInternal Medicine - Gastroenterology 9300487 (North Carolina)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery CeAsheville, NCAcute Care Hospital
Blue Ridge Regional HospitalSpruce pine, NCCritical Access Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Digestive Health Partners Pa125424405650

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 William R Harlan allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameDigestive Health Partners Pa
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1326037680
PECOS PAC ID: 1254244056
Enrollment ID: O20031107000467

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 William R Harlan 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 William R Harlan, MD
191 Biltmore Ave,
Asheville, NC 28801-4109

Ph: (828) 254-0881
Dr William R Harlan, MD
191 Biltmore Ave,
Asheville, NC 28801-4109

Ph: (828) 254-0881

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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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