Rheumatology Doctors in Hackensack, NJ Accepting Medicare

3 Rheumatology doctors found. Showing 1 - 3
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Dr. Gilbert Kepecs, MD
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 385 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-498-9060    Fax: 201-498-1988
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Ms. Melinda Jean Collins, D.O
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Medicare: Accepting Medicare Assignments
Practice Location: 150 Overlook Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-489-5999    Fax: 201-489-1898
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Dr. James Louis Cappadona, M.D., M.P.H.
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Medicare: Medicare Enrolled
Practice Location: 75 Summit Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-968-9830    Fax: 201-225-4702

Rheumatology: An internist who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones and tendons. This specialist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries and "collagen" diseases.


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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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