Joshua Augustine Muetzel, MD - Medicare Family Medicine in Altoona, PA

Joshua Augustine Muetzel, MD is a medicare enrolled "Family Medicine - Sports Medicine" physician in Altoona, Pennsylvania. His current practice location is 3000 Fairway Dr, Altoona, Pennsylvania. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (814) 942-1166.

Joshua Augustine Muetzel is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania (license number MD466121) and he also participates in the medicare program. He does not accept medicare assignments directly but he may accept medicare through third-party (refer to Reassignment section below) and may also prescribe medicare part D drugs. His NPI Number is 1013396670.

Contact Information

Joshua Augustine Muetzel, MD
3000 Fairway Dr,
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 942-1166
(814) 942-6222

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Physician's Profile

Full NameJoshua Augustine Muetzel
SpecialityFamily Medicine - Sports Medicine
Location3000 Fairway Dr, Altoona, Pennsylvania
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1013396670
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 05/28/2015
  • Last Update Date: 07/17/2019
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 0547573115
  • Enrollment ID: I20190814002490

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Joshua Augustine Muetzel such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207Q00000XFamily Medicine MT209304 (Pennsylvania)Secondary
207QS0010XFamily Medicine - Sports Medicine MD466121 (Pennsylvania)Primary

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. Joshua Augustine Muetzel allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameUniversity Orthopedics Center, Ltd
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1770500415
PECOS PAC ID: 4284528621
Enrollment ID: O20040209000496

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. Joshua Augustine Muetzel 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
Joshua Augustine Muetzel, MD
101 Regent Ct,
State College, PA 16801-7965

Ph: (814) 231-2101
Joshua Augustine Muetzel, MD
3000 Fairway Dr,
Altoona, PA 16602

Ph: (814) 942-1166

Reviews and Comments

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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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