Walter James Iii, MD - Medicare Orthopedic Surgery in Rock Hill, SC

Walter James Iii, MD is a medicare enrolled "Orthopaedic Surgery" physician in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He went to Duke University School Of Medicine and graduated in 1984 and has 36 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the group practice Carolinas Physicians Network Inc, Carolinas Physicians Network Inc and his current practice location is 134 Professional Park Dr, Rock Hill, South Carolina. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (803) 329-3130.

Walter James Iii is licensed to practice in North Carolina (license number 9400083) 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 1710960125.

Contact Information

Walter James Iii, MD
134 Professional Park Dr,
Rock Hill, SC 29732-1178
(803) 329-3130
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Physician's Profile

Full NameWalter James Iii
GenderMale
SpecialityOrthopedic Surgery
Experience36 Years
Location134 Professional Park Dr, Rock Hill, South Carolina
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:
  • Walter James Iii attended and graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1984
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1710960125
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 11/21/2005
  • Last Update Date: 03/02/2020
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 7517969108
  • Enrollment ID: I20101120000094

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Walter James Iii such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1710960125NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207X00000XOrthopaedic Surgery 14535 (South Carolina)Secondary
207X00000XOrthopaedic Surgery 9400083 (North Carolina)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Atrium Health PinevilleCharlotte, NCAcute Care Hospital
Piedmont Medical CenterRock hill, SCAcute Care Hospital
Musc Health Chester Medical CenterChester, SCAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Carolinas Physicians Network Inc33754496551152
Carolinas Physicians Network Inc33754496551152

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. Walter James Iii allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameCarolinas Physicians Network Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1730279787
PECOS PAC ID: 3375449655
Enrollment ID: O20031209000106
Entity NameCarolina Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, P.a.
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1104917400
PECOS PAC ID: 3375545965
Enrollment ID: O20070212000129

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. Walter James Iii 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
Walter James Iii, MD
Po Box 19305,
Charlotte, NC 28219-9305

Ph: () -
Walter James Iii, MD
134 Professional Park Dr,
Rock Hill, SC 29732-1178

Ph: (803) 329-3130

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