Forrest Bates Messerschmidt, OD - Medicare Optometrist in Juneau, AK

Forrest Bates Messerschmidt, OD is a medicare enrolled "Optometrist" provider in Juneau, Alaska. He went to Pacific University - College Of Optometry and graduated in 1988 and has 30 years of diverse experience with area of expertise as Optometry. His current practice location is 8800 Glacier Hwy Ste 118, Juneau, Alaska. You can reach out to his office (for appointments etc.) via phone at (907) 789-1855.

Forrest Bates Messerschmidt is licensed to practice in Alaska (license number ODO134) 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 1437259678.

Contact Information

8800 Glacier Hwy Ste 118
Juneau
AK 99801-8079
(907) 789-1855
(907) 789-1881

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Healthcare Provider's Profile

Full NameForrest Bates Messerschmidt
GenderMale
SpecialityOptometry
Experience30 Years
LocationJuneau, 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:
  • Forrest Bates Messerschmidt attended and graduated from Pacific University - College Of Optometry in 1988
  NPI Data:
  • NPI Number: 1437259678
  • Provider Enumeration Date: 09/25/2006
  • Last Update Date: 01/12/2010
  Medicare PECOS Information:
  • PECOS PAC ID: 5890843122
  • Enrollment ID: I20090424000498

Medical Identifiers

Medical identifiers for Forrest Bates Messerschmidt such as npi, medicare ID, medicare PIN, medicaid, etc.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
1437259678NPI-NPPES
ODO134OtherAKSTATE #

Medical Taxonomies and Licenses

TaxonomyTypeLicense (State)Status
152W00000XOptometrist ODO134 (Alaska)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. Forrest Bates Messerschmidt 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 Yes

Mailing Address and Practice Location

Mailing AddressPractice Location Address
Forrest Bates Messerschmidt, OD
8800 Glacier Hwy Ste 118
Juneau
AK 99801-8079

Ph: (907) 789-1855
Forrest Bates Messerschmidt, OD
8800 Glacier Hwy Ste 118
Juneau
AK 99801-8079

Ph: (907) 789-1855

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