Robert Rice, MD - Medicare Internal Medicine in Alamosa, CO

Robert Rice, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine" physician in Alamosa, Colorado. His current practice location is 106 Blanca Ave, Alamosa, Colorado. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (719) 589-3000.

Robert Rice is licensed to practice in Colorado (license number 24057) 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 1780645754.

Contact Information

Robert Rice, MD
106 Blanca Ave,
Alamosa, CO 81101-2340
(719) 589-3000
(719) 587-1372

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Physician's Profile

Full NameRobert Rice
GenderMale
SpecialityInternal Medicine
Location106 Blanca Ave, Alamosa, Colorado
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1780645754
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 03/30/2006
  • Last Update Date: 12/06/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 9032101845
  • Enrollment ID: I20040422001418

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Robert Rice such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1780645754NPI-NPPES
01240571MedicaidCO
P00423063OtherCOMEDICARE RAILROAD CARRIER
15528367MedicaidNM
RI24057OtherCOANTHEM BC/BS
840255530066OtherCOROCKY MTN HEALTH PLANS

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207R00000XInternal Medicine 24057 (Colorado)Primary
207R00000XInternal Medicine 88292 (New Mexico)Secondary
208M00000XHospitalist 24057 (Colorado)Secondary

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. Robert Rice allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameValley View Hospital Association
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Hospital Department(s)
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1982668133
PECOS PAC ID: 1850294778
Enrollment ID: O20190423000172

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. Robert Rice 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
Robert Rice, MD
Po Box 5625,
Denver, CO 80217-5625

Ph: (719) 589-3000
Robert Rice, MD
106 Blanca Ave,
Alamosa, CO 81101-2340

Ph: (719) 589-3000

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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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