Dr Kari Torkelson, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Grand Forks, ND

Dr Kari Torkelson, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She went to Indiana University - School Of Optometry and graduated in 1997 and has 23 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. She is a member of the group practice Lvctr Pc and her current practice location is 2900 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, North Dakota. You can reach out to her office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (701) 746-6745.

Dr Kari Torkelson is licensed to practice in North Dakota (license number 569) and she also participates in the medicare program. She accepts medicare assignments (which means she accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance) and her NPI Number is 1528034022.

Contact Information

Dr Kari Torkelson, OD
2900 S Columbia Rd,
Grand Forks, ND 58201-6070
(701) 746-6745
(701) 746-6961

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr Kari Torkelson
GenderFemale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience23 Years
Location2900 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Accepts Medicare AssignmentsYes. She accepts the Medicare-approved amount; you will not be billed for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
  Medical Education and Training:
  • Dr Kari Torkelson attended and graduated from Indiana University - School Of Optometry in 1997
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1528034022
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 02/24/2006
  • Last Update Date: 01/24/2014
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 5395642722
  • Enrollment ID: I20031215000639

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Kari Torkelson such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1528034022NPI-NPPES

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist 569 (North Dakota)Primary

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Lvctr Pc20626966693

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 Kari Torkelson allows following entities to bill medicare on her behalf.
Provider NameLvctr Pc
Provider TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Provider IdentifiersNPI Number: 1720385263
PECOS PAC ID: 2062696669
Enrollment ID: O20110406000134

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 Kari Torkelson 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 Kari Torkelson, OD
2900 S Columbia Rd,
Grand Forks, ND 58201-6070

Ph: (701) 746-6745
Dr Kari Torkelson, OD
2900 S Columbia Rd,
Grand Forks, ND 58201-6070

Ph: (701) 746-6745

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