Dr Jay Lawrence Klessman, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Washington, DC

Dr Jay Lawrence Klessman, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Washington, District Of Columbia. His current practice location is 900 17th St Nw, Suite 400, Washington, District Of Columbia. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (202) 331-7566.

Dr Jay Lawrence Klessman is licensed to practice in District Of Columbia (license number OP403) and he also participates in the medicare program. He does not accept medicare assignments directly but he may accept medicare through third-party (refer to Reassignment section below) and may also prescribe medicare part D drugs. His NPI Number is 1437119880.

Contact Information

Dr Jay Lawrence Klessman, OD
900 17th St Nw, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20006-2501
(202) 331-7566
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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr Jay Lawrence Klessman
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometrist
Location900 17th St Nw, Washington, District Of Columbia
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsMedicare enrolled and may accept medicare through third-party reassignment. May prescribe medicare part D drugs.
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1437119880
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 03/27/2006
  • Last Update Date: 10/28/2015
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 1254483910
  • Enrollment ID: I20090710000532

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Jay Lawrence Klessman such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1437119880NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist OP403 (District Of Columbia)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 Jay Lawrence Klessman allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Provider NameWashington Eye Doctors Pc
Provider TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Provider IdentifiersNPI Number: 1619064854
PECOS PAC ID: 8325120207
Enrollment ID: O20090710000484

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 Jay Lawrence Klessman 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 Jay Lawrence Klessman, OD
900 17th St Nw, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20006-2501

Ph: (202) 331-7566
Dr Jay Lawrence Klessman, OD
900 17th St Nw, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20006-2501

Ph: (202) 331-7566

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