Winston Shih, MD - Medicare Nephrology in Danbury, CT

Winston Shih, MD is a medicare enrolled "Internal Medicine - Nephrology" physician in Danbury, Connecticut. He went to New York University School Of Medicine and graduated in 1983 and has 35 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Nephrology. He is a member of the group practice Western Connecticut Medical Group, Inc and his current practice location is 24 Hospital Ave, Danbury, Connecticut. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (203) 797-7104.

Winston Shih is licensed to practice in Connecticut (license number 029813) 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 1598770364.

Contact Information

24 Hospital Ave
Danbury
CT 06810-6099
(203) 797-7104
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Physician's Profile

Full NameWinston Shih
GenderMale
SpecialityNephrology
Experience35 Years
LocationDanbury, Connecticut
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:
  • Winston Shih attended and graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1983
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1598770364
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/30/2006
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 6709933476
  • Enrollment ID: I20090415000378

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Winston Shih such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1598770364NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
207RN0300XInternal Medicine - Nephrology 029813 (Connecticut)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Danbury HospitalDanbury, CTAcute Care Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Western Connecticut Medical Group, Inc4789597691530

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. Winston Shih allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameWestern Connecticut Medical Group, Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1407898117
PECOS PAC ID: 4789597691
Enrollment ID: O20031205000130

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. Winston Shih 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
Winston Shih, MD
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury
CT 06810-6099

Ph: (203) 797-7104
Winston Shih, MD
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury
CT 06810-6099

Ph: (203) 797-7104

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Medicare Assignment: Assignment means that your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees (or is required by law) to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. Most doctors, providers, and suppliers accept assignment, but you should always check to make sure. Participating providers have signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare-covered services.

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