Walter J Oakes, MD - Medicare Neurological Surgery in Birmingham, AL

Walter J Oakes, MD is a medicare enrolled "Neurological Surgery" physician in Birmingham, Alabama. His current practice location is 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (205) 934-6600.

Walter J Oakes is licensed to practice in Alabama (license number 16814) 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 1003846791.

Contact Information

619 19th Street South
AL 35233
(205) 934-6600
Not Available

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Physician's Profile

Full NameWalter J Oakes
SpecialityNeurological Surgery
LocationBirmingham, Alabama
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1003846791
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/05/2006
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 8527280346
  • Enrollment ID: I20141112000384

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Walter J Oakes such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207T00000XNeurological Surgery 16814 (Alabama)Primary

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. Walter J Oakes allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameUniversity Of Alabama Health Services Foundation,pc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1093768723
PECOS PAC ID: 1951213107
Enrollment ID: O20031105000261

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. Walter J Oakes 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
Walter J Oakes, MD
Po Box 55310
AL 35255-5310

Ph: (205) 731-9701
Walter J Oakes, MD
619 19th Street South
AL 35233

Ph: (205) 934-6600

Reviews and Comments

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