Martin Steven Cogen, MD - Medicare Ophthalmology in Birmingham, AL

Martin Steven Cogen, MD is a medicare enrolled "Ophthalmology" physician in Birmingham, Alabama. He went to University Of Alabama School Of Medicine and graduated in 1983 and has 36 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Ophthalmology. He is a member of the group practice University Of Alabama Ophthalmology Services Foundation and his current practice location is 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 934-6600.

Martin Steven Cogen is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number 11557) 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 1952345134.

Contact Information

Martin Steven Cogen, MD
619 19th Street South,
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 934-6600
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Physician's Profile

Full NameMartin Steven Cogen
GenderMale
SpecialityOphthalmology
Experience36 Years
Location619 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama
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:
  • Martin Steven Cogen attended and graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1983
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1952345134
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/16/2006
  • Last Update Date: 01/15/2008
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1052435823
  • Enrollment ID: I20100831000463

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Martin Steven Cogen such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1952345134NPI-NPPES
C70022OtherALHEALTHSPRING
180044832OtherALRAILROAD MEDICARE
051007538OtherALBLUE CROSS
000007538MedicaidAL

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207W00000XOphthalmology 11557 (Alabama)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Uab Callahan Eye Hospital AuthorityBirmingham, ALAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
University Of Alabama Ophthalmology Services Foundation923402341729

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. Martin Steven Cogen allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameUniversity Of Alabama Ophthalmology Services Foundation
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1265485999
PECOS PAC ID: 9234023417
Enrollment ID: O20040210000034

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. Martin Steven Cogen 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
Martin Steven Cogen, MD
Po Box 55310,
Birmingham, AL 35255-5310

Ph: (205) 731-9701
Martin Steven Cogen, MD
619 19th Street South,
Birmingham, AL 35233

Ph: (205) 934-6600

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