Psychologists in Fort Dodge, IA Accepting Medicare

4 Psychologists found. Showing 1 - 4
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Dr. Timi Dee Friederichs Jordison, PHD; EDS
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 1728 Central Ave, Ste. 14, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515-573-3628    Fax: 515-573-3682
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Dr. David Paul Johnson, PH.D
Psychologist - Clinical
Medicare: May Accept Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 804 Kenyon Road, Ste A Physician's Office Bldg, West, Fort Dodge, IA 51501
Phone: 515-574-6120    Fax: 515-574-6135
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Melanie K Porter, PSY.D
Psychologist - Clinical
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 720 Kenyon Road, North Central Iowa Mental Health Dba Berryhill Center, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515-955-7171    Fax: 515-573-7898
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Dr. Sara Schwatken, PH.D.
Medicare: Not Enrolled in Medicare
Practice Location: 822 Central Ave Ste 401, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 612-270-7619    
Medicare Therapists in Fort Dodge, IA:

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Psychologists: A psychologist is an individual who is licensed to practice psychology which is defined as the observation, description, evaluation, interpretation, and modification of human behavior by the application of psychological principles, methods, and procedures, for the purpose of preventing or eliminating symptomatic, maladaptive, or undesired behavior and of enhancing interpersonal relationships, work and life adjustment, personal effectiveness, behavioral health, and mental health. The practice of psychology includes, but is not limited to, psychological testing and the evaluation or assessment of personal characteristics, such as intelligence, personality, abilities, interests, aptitudes, and neuropsychological functioning; counseling, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, hypnosis, biofeedback, and behavior analysis and therapy; diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorder or disability, alcoholism and substance abuse, disorders of habit or conduct, as well as of the psychological aspects of physical illness, accident, injury, or disability; and psycheducational evaluation, therapy, remediation, and consultation. Psychological services may be rendered to individuals, families, groups and the public.

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.