Dr Mario Cruz, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Dillingham, AK

Dr Mario Cruz, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Dillingham, Alaska. He went to Southern California College Of Optometry and graduated in 2017 and has 1 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. He is a member of the group practice Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation and his current practice location is 6000 Kanakanak, Dillingham, Alaska. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (907) 842-5201.

Dr Mario Cruz is licensed to practice in Alaska (license number 122876) 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 1962926956.

Contact Information

6000 Kanakanak
AK 99576
(907) 842-5201
Not Available

Map and Direction

Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameDr Mario Cruz
Experience1 Years
LocationDillingham, Alaska
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 Mario Cruz attended and graduated from Southern California College Of Optometry in 2017
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1962926956
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 08/01/2017
  • Last Update Date: 08/01/2017
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 6103182860
  • Enrollment ID: I20171113002243

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Dr Mario Cruz such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist 122876 (Alaska)Primary

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital NameLocationType
Kanakanak HospitalDillingham, AKCritical Access Hospital

Group Practice Association

Group Practice NameGroup PECOS PAC IDNo. of Members
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation589069992052

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 Mario Cruz allows following entities to bill medicare on his behalf.
Entity NameBristol Bay Area Health Corporation
Entity TypePart B Supplier - Clinic/group Practice
Entity IdentifiersNPI Number: 1235291246
PECOS PAC ID: 5890699920
Enrollment ID: O20031120000998

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 Mario Cruz is enrolled with medicare and thus, if eligible, can prescribe medicare part D drugs to patients with medicare part D benefits.

Medicare Quality Measures

Quality ProgramParticipation
Reported to Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) No
Used Electronic Health Record (EHR) No
Committed to heart health through the Million Hearts Initiative No

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Dr Mario Cruz, OD
614 Mason Ave
NV 89447-3110

Ph: () -
Dr Mario Cruz, OD
6000 Kanakanak
AK 99576

Ph: (907) 842-5201

Reviews and Comments

Optometrist in Dillingham, AK

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Medicare Assignment: Assignment means that your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees (or is required by law) to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. Most doctors, providers, and suppliers accept assignment, but you should always check to make sure. Participating providers have signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare-covered services.

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