Venugopala S Bheemanathini, MD - Medicare Nephrology in Anniston, AL

Venugopala S Bheemanathini, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Nephrology" physician in Anniston, Alabama. He graduated from medical school in 1991 and has 27 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Nephrology. He is a member of the group practice Nephrology And Hypertension Consultants, P.c. and his current practice location is 522 E 11th St, Suite 200, Anniston, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (256) 237-5302.

Venugopala S Bheemanathini is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number 21587) 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 1053415695.

Contact Information

522 E 11th St
Suite 200
Anniston
AL 36207-4770
(256) 237-5302
(256) 237-5368

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Physician's Profile

Full NameVenugopala S Bheemanathini
GenderMale
SpecialityNephrology
Experience27 Years
LocationAnniston, 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:
  • Venugopala S Bheemanathini graduated from medical school in 1991
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1053415695
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 09/12/2006
  • Last Update Date: 08/16/2018
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1052302346
  • Enrollment ID: I20101208000134

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Venugopala S Bheemanathini such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1053415695NPI-NPPES
009974770MedicaidAL

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RN0300XInternal Medicine - Nephrology 21587 (Alabama)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Northeast Alabama Regional Medical CenterAnniston, ALAcute Care Hospital
Stringfellow Memorial HospitalAnniston, ALAcute Care Hospital
Citizens Baptist Medical CenterTalladega, ALAcute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center-east AlabamaWedowee, ALAcute Care Hospital
Rmc JacksonvilleJacksonville, ALAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Nephrology And Hypertension Consultants, P.c.68008760536

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. Venugopala S Bheemanathini allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameNephrology And Hypertension Consultants, P.c.
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1447349949
PECOS PAC ID: 6800876053
Enrollment ID: O20040720001330

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. Venugopala S Bheemanathini 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) Yes
Used Electronic Health Record (EHR) Yes
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Venugopala S Bheemanathini, MD
522 E 11th St
Suite 200
Anniston
AL 36207-4770

Ph: (256) 237-5302
Venugopala S Bheemanathini, MD
522 E 11th St
Suite 200
Anniston
AL 36207-4770

Ph: (256) 237-5302

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