Gastroenterology Doctors in Portsmouth, OH Accepting Medicare

4 Gastroenterology doctors found. Showing 1 - 4
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Jesse P Houghton, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 1735 27th St, Waller Building, Suite 204, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone: 740-356-6828    
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Dr. Garfield Alexander Grandison, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 2001 Scioto Trl Ste 200, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone: 740-353-8100    Fax: 740-353-8908
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Dr. Imtiaz Alam, MD
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 1735 27th St Ste 403, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone: 740-356-6828    Fax: 740-356-6820
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Dr. Charles Chu-li Wong, M.D.
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 1729 Kinneys Lane, Suite 203, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone: 740-354-2942    Fax: 740-353-3661
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Gastroenterology: An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to visualize internal organs.


Medicare Program: Medicare is a federal government program which provides health insurance to people who are 65 or older. This program also covers certain younger people with disabilities (who receive Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI), and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD.

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.

NPI Number: The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique identification number for covered health care providers. The NPI must be used in lieu of legacy provider identifiers in the HIPAA standards transactions. Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

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