William E Curtis, MD - Medicare Cardiac Surgery in Anchorage, AK

William E Curtis, MD is a medicare enrolled "Thoracic Surgery (cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)" physician in Anchorage, Alaska. He went to University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and graduated in 1988 and has 31 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Cardiac Surgery. His current practice location is 3851 Piper St, Ste U-264, Anchorage, Alaska. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (907) 334-6442.

William E Curtis is licensed to practice in Alaska (license number 6458) 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 1215090527.

Contact Information

3851 Piper St
Ste U-264
AK 99508-4684
(907) 334-6442
(907) 334-3302

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Physician's Profile

Full NameWilliam E Curtis
SpecialityCardiac Surgery
Experience31 Years
LocationAnchorage, Alaska
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:
  • William E Curtis attended and graduated from University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in 1988
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1215090527
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 12/18/2006
  • Last Update Date: 11/28/2010
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 0042220071
  • Enrollment ID: I20081203000082

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for William E Curtis such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
208G00000XThoracic Surgery (cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) 6458 (Alaska)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Alaska Regional HospitalAnchorage, AKAcute Care Hospital
Mat-su Regional Medical CenterPalmer, AKAcute Care Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial HospitalFairbanks, AKAcute Care Hospital

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. William E Curtis allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameFrontier Cardiovascular Corporation
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1861795437
PECOS PAC ID: 3971785585
Enrollment ID: O20110302001085

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. William E Curtis 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
William E Curtis, MD
Po Box 241503
AK 99524-1503

Ph: (907) 334-6442
William E Curtis, MD
3851 Piper St
Ste U-264
AK 99508-4684

Ph: (907) 334-6442

Reviews and Comments

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