Nurse Practitioner in Townsend, DE Accepting Medicare

3 Nurse Practitioner nurses found. Showing 1 - 3
female nurse icon
Sindy Carter, FNP
Nurse Practitioner - Adult Health
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 209 Alloway Pl, Townsend, DE 19734
Phone: 215-275-6867    
female nurse icon
Jill K Dugar, FNP
Nurse Practitioner - Family
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 3920 Dupont Pkwy, Townsend, DE 19734
Phone: 302-449-2570    Fax: 302-449-2573
female nurse icon
Ms. Natalie T Kasper, APN
Nurse Practitioner - Pediatrics
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: Appoquinimink Pediatrics, 3920 South Dupont Parkway, Townsend, DE 19734
Phone: 302-449-2570    Fax: 302-449-2570
Popular Specializations in Townsend, DE:

Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nurse Anesthetist - CR

Nurse Practitioner: (1) A registered nurse provider with a graduate degree in nursing prepared for advanced practice involving independent and interdependent decision making and direct accountability for clinical judgment across the health care continuum or in a certified specialty. (2) A registered nurse who has completed additional training beyond basic nursing education and who provides primary health care services in accordance with state nurse practice laws or statutes. Tasks performed by nurse practitioners vary with practice requirements mandated by geographic, political, economic, and social factors. Nurse practitioner specialists include, but are not limited to, family nurse practitioners, gerontological nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, obstetric-gynecologic nurse practitioners, and school nurse practitioners.

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).

Our Data: Information on is built using data sources published by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The information disclosed on the NPI Registry are FOIA-disclosable and are required to be disclosed under the FOIA and the eFOIA amendments to the FOIA. There is no way to 'opt out' or 'suppress' the NPPES record data for health care providers with active NPIs.