Dr Christopher Kendall Rains, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Biloxi, MS

Dr Christopher Kendall Rains, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Biloxi, Mississippi. He went to Southern College Of Optometry and graduated in 1989 and has 30 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. His current practice location is 2318 Pass Rd, Suite 1, Biloxi, Mississippi. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (228) 388-1115.

Dr Christopher Kendall Rains is licensed to practice in Mississippi (license number 567) 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 1407835408.

Contact Information

Dr Christopher Kendall Rains, OD
2318 Pass Rd, Suite 1,
Biloxi, MS 39531-4044
(228) 388-1115
(228) 388-1511

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr Christopher Kendall Rains
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience30 Years
Location2318 Pass Rd, Biloxi, Mississippi
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:
  • Dr Christopher Kendall Rains attended and graduated from Southern College Of Optometry in 1989
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1407835408
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 01/10/2006
  • Last Update Date: 07/08/2007
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 3577668417
  • Enrollment ID: I20070420000367

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Christopher Kendall Rains such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1407835408NPI-NPPES
00087012MedicaidMS

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist 567 (Mississippi)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. Dr Christopher Kendall Rains allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameEdgewater Eyecare, Inc
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1538351101
PECOS PAC ID: 8022182914
Enrollment ID: O20080812000092

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. Dr Christopher Kendall Rains 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
Dr Christopher Kendall Rains, OD
2318 Pass Rd, Suite 1,
Biloxi, MS 39531-4044

Ph: (228) 388-1115
Dr Christopher Kendall Rains, OD
2318 Pass Rd, Suite 1,
Biloxi, MS 39531-4044

Ph: (228) 388-1115

Reviews and Comments

Optometrist in Biloxi, MS

Charles Curtis Gipson, M.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 431 Bertucci Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
Phone: 228-385-2020    Fax: 228-388-9435
Dr. Jay Fuller, O.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 431 Bertucci Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
Phone: 228-385-2020    
Roderick D Fields, O.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: May Accept Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 431 Bertucci Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
Phone: 228-385-2020    Fax: 228-385-2020
Ashley Anderson, OD
Optometrist
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 715a Division St, Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: 228-374-4991    Fax: 228-374-3566
Dr. Lindsey Brewer, O.D.
Optometrist
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 1850 Popps Ferry Rd, C321, Biloxi, MS 39532
Phone: 231-629-1128    
Jasper T Mccullough, OD
Optometrist
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 431 Bertucci Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
Phone: 228-385-2020    Fax: 228-388-9435
William E Malone, OD
Optometrist
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 683 Division Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: 228-374-4991    Fax: 228-374-3566

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