Joseph G Frechen, MD - Medicare Psychiatry in Alamogordo, NM

Joseph G Frechen, MD is a medicare enrolled "Psychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry" physician in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He graduated from medical school in 1981 and has 41 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Psychiatry. He is a member of the group practice Lifewell Behavioral Wellness and his current practice location is 1900 E 10th St, The Counseling Center, Alamogordo, New Mexico. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (505) 437-7404.

Joseph G Frechen is licensed to practice in New Mexico (license number 9352) 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 1073500609.

Contact Information

Joseph G Frechen, MD
1900 E 10th St, The Counseling Center,
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(505) 437-7404
(505) 439-2860

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Physician's Profile

Full NameJoseph G Frechen
GenderMale
SpecialityPsychiatry
Experience41 Years
Location1900 E 10th St, Alamogordo, New Mexico
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:
  • Joseph G Frechen graduated from medical school in 1981
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1073500609
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 09/29/2005
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 7517929391
  • Enrollment ID: I20220202000851

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Joseph G Frechen such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1073500609NPI-NPPES
00011706MedicaidNM

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
2084P0800XPsychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry 9352 (New Mexico)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Lifewell Behavioral Wellness498164181832

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. Joseph G Frechen allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameLifewell Behavioral Wellness
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1417050337
PECOS PAC ID: 4981641818
Enrollment ID: O20050412001535

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. Joseph G Frechen 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
Joseph G Frechen, MD
1900 E 10th St,
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Ph: (505) 437-7404
Joseph G Frechen, MD
1900 E 10th St, The Counseling Center,
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Ph: (505) 437-7404

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