Ronald L Collins, MD - Medicare Pain Management in Huntsville, AL

Ronald L Collins, MD is a medicare enrolled "Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine" physician in Huntsville, Alabama. He went to University Of Alabama School Of Medicine and graduated in 1988 and has 31 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Pain Management. He is a member of the group practice Tennessee Valley Pain Consultants, Pc and his current practice location is 201 Governors Dr Sw Ste 400, Huntsville, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (256) 265-7246.

Ronald L Collins is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number MD.14728) 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 1760472708.

Contact Information

201 Governors Dr Sw Ste 400
Huntsville
AL 35801-5183
(256) 265-7246
(256) 265-7017

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Physician's Profile

Full NameRonald L Collins
GenderMale
SpecialityPain Management
Experience31 Years
LocationHuntsville, 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:
  • Ronald L Collins attended and graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1988
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1760472708
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 10/21/2005
  • Last Update Date: 04/10/2018
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1355303439
  • Enrollment ID: I20041209000388

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Ronald L Collins such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1760472708NPI-NPPES
000036597MedicaidAL

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
208VP0014XPain Medicine - Interventional Pain Medicine 00014728 (Alabama)Secondary
207LP2900XAnesthesiology - Pain Medicine MD.14728 (Alabama)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Huntsville HospitalHuntsville, ALAcute Care Hospital
East Alabama Medical CenterOpelika, ALAcute Care Hospital
Marshall Medical Center SouthBoaz, ALAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Tennessee Valley Pain Consultants, Pc165865778826

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. Ronald L Collins allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameTennessee Valley Pain Consultants, Pc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1730548264
PECOS PAC ID: 1658657788
Enrollment ID: O20170404000934

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. Ronald L Collins 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 Yes

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Ronald L Collins, MD
Po Box 11407
Birmingham
AL 35246-0116

Ph: (256) 533-7064
Ronald L Collins, MD
201 Governors Dr Sw Ste 400
Huntsville
AL 35801-5183

Ph: (256) 265-7246

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