Dr James Ira Sowders, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Bedford, IN

Dr James Ira Sowders, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Bedford, Indiana. He went to Indiana University - School Of Optometry and graduated in 1983 and has 37 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. He is a member of the group practice Jim I Sowders Od Pc and his current practice location is 1615 O St, Bedford, Indiana. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (812) 275-6155.

Dr James Ira Sowders is licensed to practice in Indiana (license number 18002066A) and he also participates in the medicare program. He may accept medicare assignments (which means he may accept the Medicare-approved amount; you may be billed for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and his NPI Number is 1174546741.

Contact Information

Dr James Ira Sowders, OD
1615 O St,
Bedford, IN 47421-4116
(812) 275-6155
(812) 278-9405

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr James Ira Sowders
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience37 Years
Location1615 O St, Bedford, Indiana
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMay be. He may accept the Medicare-approved amount; you may be billed for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Dr James Ira Sowders attended and graduated from Indiana University - School Of Optometry in 1983
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1174546741
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 07/25/2006
  • Last Update Date: 11/26/2008
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1557476579
  • Enrollment ID: I20120131000089

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr James Ira Sowders such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1174546741NPI-NPPES
000000223127OtherINANTHEM
100166710AMedicaidIN

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist 18002066A (Indiana)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Jim I Sowders Od Pc42848402572

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 James Ira Sowders allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Provider NameJim I Sowders Od Pc
Provider TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Provider IdentifiersNPI Number: 1093926438
PECOS PAC ID: 4284840257
Enrollment ID: O20120120000064

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 James Ira Sowders 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 James Ira Sowders, OD
1615 O St,
Bedford, IN 47421-4116

Ph: (812) 275-6155
Dr James Ira Sowders, OD
1615 O St,
Bedford, IN 47421-4116

Ph: (812) 275-6155

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