Dr John T Cates, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Richmond, IN

Dr John T Cates, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Richmond, Indiana. He went to Indiana University - School Of Optometry and graduated in 2001 and has 19 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. He is a member of the group practice Cates Optometry Llc and his current practice location is 2001 Chester Blvd, Richmond, Indiana. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (765) 966-0583.

Dr John T Cates is licensed to practice in Indiana (license number 18003111) 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 1467424176.

Contact Information

Dr John T Cates, OD
2001 Chester Blvd,
Richmond, IN 47374-1200
(765) 966-0583
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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr John T Cates
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience19 Years
Location2001 Chester Blvd, Richmond, Indiana
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 John T Cates attended and graduated from Indiana University - School Of Optometry in 2001
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1467424176
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 02/06/2006
  • Last Update Date: 05/08/2019
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 5890716963
  • Enrollment ID: I20051216000237

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr John T Cates such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1467424176NPI-NPPES
466220GMedicaidIN

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist 18003111 (Indiana)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Cates Optometry Llc67090075782

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 John T Cates allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Provider NameCates Optometry Llc
Provider TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Provider IdentifiersNPI Number: 1184030074
PECOS PAC ID: 6709007578
Enrollment ID: O20141020001273

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 John T Cates 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 John T Cates, OD
2001 Chester Blvd,
Richmond, IN 47374-1200

Ph: (765) 966-0583
Dr John T Cates, OD
2001 Chester Blvd,
Richmond, IN 47374-1200

Ph: (765) 966-0583

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