Efrain A Torres, MD - Medicare Internal Medicine in New Bedford, MA

Efrain A Torres, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine" physician in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He graduated from medical school in 1995 and has 25 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Internal Medicine. He is a member of the group practice Geriatric Internal Medicine Specialists, Llc and his current practice location is 54 Brigham St, New Bedford, Massachusetts. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (508) 979-1100.

Efrain A Torres is licensed to practice in Massachusetts (license number 210494) 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 1003859265.

Contact Information

Efrain A Torres, MD
54 Brigham St,
New Bedford, MA 02740-2208
(508) 979-1100
(508) 979-1918

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Physician's Profile

Full NameEfrain A Torres
GenderMale
SpecialityInternal Medicine
Experience25 Years
Location54 Brigham St, New Bedford, Massachusetts
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:
  • Efrain A Torres graduated from medical school in 1995
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1003859265
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/14/2006
  • Last Update Date: 07/18/2008
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 8628171519
  • Enrollment ID: I20070811000039

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Efrain A Torres such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1003859265NPI-NPPES
1858813MedicaidPA
20012020OtherPAAMERIHEALTH MERCY
000000124194OtherPAUNISON HEALTH PLAN
2263550000OtherPAAMERIHEALTH 65
P003208OtherPAGATEWAY HEALTH PLAN
T01584790OtherPAHIGHMARK BLUE SHIELD

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RG0300XInternal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine 210494 (Massachusetts)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Southcoast Hospitals GroupFall river, MAAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Geriatric Internal Medicine Specialists, Llc02444146702

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. Efrain A Torres allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameGeriatric Internal Medicine Specialists, Llc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1437454287
PECOS PAC ID: 0244414670
Enrollment ID: O20110411000039

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. Efrain A Torres 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
Efrain A Torres, MD
54 Brigham St,
New Bedford, MA 02740-2208

Ph: (508) 979-1100
Efrain A Torres, MD
54 Brigham St,
New Bedford, MA 02740-2208

Ph: (508) 979-1100

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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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