Dr James K Wilhite, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Bedford, IN

Dr James K Wilhite, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Bedford, Indiana. He went to Indiana University - School Of Optometry and graduated in 1962 and has 58 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. His current practice location is 1803 16th St, Bedford, Indiana. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (812) 275-5296.

Dr James K Wilhite is licensed to practice in Indiana (license number 18001379) 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 1720083603.

Contact Information

Dr James K Wilhite, OD
1803 16th St,
Bedford, IN 47421-3615
(812) 275-5296
(812) 275-3588

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr James K Wilhite
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience58 Years
Location1803 16th St, Bedford, 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 James K Wilhite attended and graduated from Indiana University - School Of Optometry in 1962
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1720083603
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 06/16/2005
  • Last Update Date: 04/08/2008
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 8123167871
  • Enrollment ID: I20091209000389

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr James K Wilhite such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1720083603NPI-NPPES
WI966220MedicaidIN

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist 18001379 (Indiana)Primary

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 K Wilhite 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 K Wilhite, OD
1803 16th St, P.o. Box 1328,
Bedford, IN 47421-3615

Ph: (812) 275-5296
Dr James K Wilhite, OD
1803 16th St,
Bedford, IN 47421-3615

Ph: (812) 275-5296

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