Shabnam Guard, MD - Medicare Family Medicine in Hershey, PA

Shabnam Guard, MD is a medicare enrolled "Family Medicine" physician in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She graduated from medical school in 1994 and has 26 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Family Medicine. She is a member of the group practice Health Services Inc and her current practice location is 500 University Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (717) 531-8521.

Shabnam Guard is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania (license number MT193956) and she also participates in the medicare program. She accepts medicare assignments (which means she accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and her NPI Number is 1255594479.

Contact Information

Shabnam Guard, MD
500 University Dr,
Hershey, PA 17033-2360
(717) 531-8521
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Physician's Profile

Full NameShabnam Guard
GenderFemale
SpecialityFamily Medicine
Experience26 Years
Location500 University Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. She accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Shabnam Guard graduated from medical school in 1994
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1255594479
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/08/2008
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2008
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 7618274226
  • Enrollment ID: I20160328000234

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Shabnam Guard such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1255594479NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207Q00000XFamily Medicine MT193956 (Pennsylvania)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Jackson Hospital & Clinic IncMontgomery, ALAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Health Services Inc155732481122

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. Shabnam Guard allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Entity NameHealth Services Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1598788218
PECOS PAC ID: 1557324811
Enrollment ID: O20041201000952

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. Shabnam Guard 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
Shabnam Guard, MD
500 University Dr,
Hershey, PA 17033-2360

Ph: (717) 531-8521
Shabnam Guard, MD
500 University Dr,
Hershey, PA 17033-2360

Ph: (717) 531-8521

Reviews and Comments

Family Medicine Doctors in Hershey, PA

Marium Tariq, M.D.
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Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-531-8521    
Abraham Taylor, MD
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Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-531-8521    
Abdul Waheed, M.D.
Family Medicine
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 800-243-1455    
Dr. Ashley E. Morrison, M.D.
Family Medicine
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 845 Fishburn Rd, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-531-8181    Fax: 717-531-3509
James Michael Brian, M.D.
Family Medicine
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 800-243-1455    
N Benjamin Fredrick, MD
Family Medicine
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 845 Fishburn Rd, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-531-8181    Fax: 717-531-3509
Caryn Michelle Brenner-williams, M.D.
Family Medicine
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-531-3817    

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