Physician Assistant in Hardin, MT Accepting Medicare

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Kimberley P Caprata, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 16 N Miles Ave, Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: 406-665-2205    Fax: 406-665-1159
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Stefanie Rickhoff, PA
Physician Assistant
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 16 N Miles Ave Ste 101, Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: 406-665-2800    Fax: 406-665-1159
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Physician Assistant
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 10 4th St W, B, Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: 406-665-4103    Fax: 406-000-0000
Popular Specializations in Hardin, MT:

Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Physician Assistant
Licensed Practical Nurse

Physician Assistant: A physician assistant is a person who has successfully completed an accredited education program for physician assistant, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license. Physician assistants are formally trained to perform many of the routine, time-consuming tasks a physician can do. In some states, they may prescribe medications. They take medical histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests and x-rays, and give inoculations. Most states require that they work under the supervision of a physician.

Medicare Program: Medicare is a federal government program which provides health insurance to people who are 65 or older. This program also covers certain younger people with disabilities (who receive Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI), and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD.

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.

NPI Number: The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique identification number for covered health care providers. The NPI must be used in lieu of legacy provider identifiers in the HIPAA standards transactions. Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

Our Data: Information on is built using data sources published by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The information disclosed on the NPI Registry are FOIA-disclosable and are required to be disclosed under the FOIA and the eFOIA amendments to the FOIA. There is no way to 'opt out' or 'suppress' the NPPES record data for health care providers with active NPIs.