Song-chu Ko, MD - Medicare Radiation Oncology in Dededo, GU

Song-chu Ko, MD is a medicare enrolled "Radiology - Radiation Oncology" physician in Dededo, Guam. He went to University Of Texas Medical School At Houston and graduated in 1992 and has 27 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Radiation Oncology. He is a member of the group practice Guam Healthcare Development Incorporated and his current practice location is 133 Route 3, Dededo, Guam. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (671) 645-5500.

Song-chu Ko is licensed to practice in Guam (license number M-1915) 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 1740205921.

Contact Information

133 Route 3
Dededo
GU 96929-6544
(671) 645-5500
(671) 645-5549

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Physician's Profile

Full NameSong-chu Ko
GenderMale
SpecialityRadiation Oncology
Experience27 Years
LocationDededo, Guam
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:
  • Song-chu Ko attended and graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1992
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1740205921
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/12/2006
  • Last Update Date: 03/21/2016
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1557368842
  • Enrollment ID: I20151109001577

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Song-chu Ko such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1740205921NPI-NPPES
200826200MedicaidIN
000000711556OtherINANTHEM PROVIDER NUMBER

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
2085R0001XRadiology - Radiation Oncology M-1915 (Guam)Primary
2085R0001XRadiology - Radiation Oncology 01061833A (Indiana)Secondary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Guam Regional Medical CityDededo, GUAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Guam Healthcare Development Incorporated923435177679

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. Song-chu Ko allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameGuam Healthcare Development Incorporated
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1326447939
PECOS PAC ID: 9234351776
Enrollment ID: O20150326000266

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. Song-chu Ko 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 No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Song-chu Ko, MD
Po Box 3830
Hagatna
GU 96932-3830

Ph: (671) 645-5500
Song-chu Ko, MD
133 Route 3
Dededo
GU 96929-6544

Ph: (671) 645-5500

Reviews and Comments

Radiology Doctors in Dededo, GU

Richard S Young, MD
Radiology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 133 Route 3, Dededo, GU 96929
Phone: 671-645-5500    Fax: 671-645-5549
Dr. Scott R. Shay, M.D.
Radiology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 133 Route 3, Guam Regional Medical City, Dededo, GU 96929
Phone: 671-645-5500    

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