Mr Jose E Colon Rivera, MD - Medicare Nephrology in Aguadilla, PR

Mr Jose E Colon Rivera, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Nephrology" physician in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. He graduated from medical school in 1980 and has 39 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Nephrology. His current practice location is Hospital Buen Samaritan, 4th Floor, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (787) 882-5315.

Mr Jose E Colon Rivera is licensed to practice in Puerto Rico (license number 7187) 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 1710978192.

Contact Information

Hospital Buen Samaritan
4th Floor
Aguadilla
PR 00603
(787) 882-5315
(787) 882-5315

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Physician's Profile

Full NameMr Jose E Colon Rivera
GenderMale
SpecialityNephrology
Experience39 Years
LocationAguadilla, Puerto Rico
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:
  • Mr Jose E Colon Rivera graduated from medical school in 1980
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1710978192
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 11/03/2005
  • Last Update Date: 12/05/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 5395905061
  • Enrollment ID: I20121024000100

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Mr Jose E Colon Rivera such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1710978192NPI-NPPES
1550OtherPRPREFERRED MEDICARE CHOICE
601052OtherPRMEDICARE MUCHO

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RN0300XInternal Medicine - Nephrology 7187 (Puerto Rico)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Hosp Comunitario Buen SamaritanoAguadilla, PRAcute Care Hospital
Hospital San Carlos BorromeoMoca, PRAcute Care Hospital

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. Mr Jose E Colon Rivera is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Medicare Quality Measures

Quality ProgramParticipation
Reported to Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) No
Used Electronic Health Record (EHR) No
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Mr Jose E Colon Rivera, MD
Po Box 4709
Aguadilla
PR 00605-4709

Ph: (787) 882-5315
Mr Jose E Colon Rivera, MD
Hospital Buen Samaritan
4th Floor
Aguadilla
PR 00603

Ph: (787) 882-5315

Reviews and Comments

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