Patrick A Flume, MD - Medicare Pulmonary Disease in Charleston, SC

Patrick A Flume, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease" physician in Charleston, South Carolina. He went to University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio and graduated in 1987 and has 35 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Pulmonary Disease. He is a member of the group practice University Medical Associates and his current practice location is 171 Ashley Ave, Charleston, South Carolina. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (843) 792-1414.

Patrick A Flume is licensed to practice in South Carolina (license number 16591) 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 1013011899.

Contact Information

Patrick A Flume, MD
171 Ashley Ave,
Charleston, SC 29425-0001
(843) 792-1414
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Physician's Profile

Full NamePatrick A Flume
GenderMale
SpecialityPulmonary Disease
Experience35 Years
Location171 Ashley Ave, Charleston, 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:
  • Patrick A Flume attended and graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1987
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1013011899
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 09/12/2006
  • Last Update Date: 08/03/2011
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 9537266770
  • Enrollment ID: I20070522000569

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Patrick A Flume such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1013011899NPI-NPPES
165911MedicaidSC

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RP1001XInternal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease 16591 (South Carolina)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Musc Medical CenterCharleston, SCAcute Care Hospital
Trident Medical CenterCharleston, SCAcute Care Hospital
Lexington Medical CenterWest columbia, SCAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
University Medical Associates63057585741111

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. Patrick A Flume allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameUniversity Medical Associates
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1043241110
PECOS PAC ID: 6305758574
Enrollment ID: O20031105000291

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. Patrick A Flume 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
Patrick A Flume, MD
Po Box 751461,
Charlotte, NC 28275-1461

Ph: (843) 792-6200
Patrick A Flume, MD
171 Ashley Ave,
Charleston, SC 29425-0001

Ph: (843) 792-1414

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