MR. JOSEPH ANDREW BECHARD MSW EDS LLP NPI 1003007394

Psychologist in Holland, MI

NPI 1003007394 Individual Male Psychologist

About JOSEPH BECHARD

Joseph Bechard is a provider established in Holland, Michigan and his medical specialization is psychologist. The NPI number of Joseph Bechard is 1003007394 and was assigned on August 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 103T00000X with license number LLP 6301009260 (MI). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 14 years ago.

A psychologist like Mr. Joseph Andrew Bechard Msw Eds Llp studies cognitive, emotional, social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and to their environments. Psychologists gather information and evaluate behavior through controlled laboratory experiments, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy or through personality, performance, aptitude, or intelligence tests, and use this information when testing theories in their research or when treating patients.

Joseph Bechard is a non-participating provider of Medicare. If you are a Medicare beneficiary this means the provider can charge up to 15% more than Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services, in addition to your normal deductible and coinsurance costs. There are some states that restrict the limiting charge when you see non-participating provider. If you pay the full cost of your care up front, your non- participating provider should still submit a claim to Medicare. Afterward, you should receive reimbursement from Medicare for up 80% of the Medicare-approved amount for the services rendered.

NPI

1003007394

Provider NameMR. JOSEPH ANDREW BECHARD MSW EDS LLP
Provider Location Address36 WEST 8TH STREET SUITE 250 CENTER FOR PSYCHO EDUCATIONAL SERVICES HOLLAND, MI 49423
Provider Mailing Address36 WEST 8TH STREET SUITE 250 HOLLAND, MI 49423
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date08-05-2007
Last Update Date08-05-2007


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code103T00000X
ClassificationPsychologist
TypeBehavioral Health & Social Service Providers
License No.LLP 6301009260
License StateMI
Taxonomy DescriptionA 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.

Business Address

MR. JOSEPH ANDREW BECHARD MSW EDS LLP
36 WEST 8TH STREET
SUITE 250 CENTER FOR PSYCHO EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
HOLLAND, MI
ZIP 49423
Phone: (616) 836-9636
Fax: (616) 393-0903

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Mailing Address

MR. JOSEPH ANDREW BECHARD MSW EDS LLP
36 WEST 8TH STREET
SUITE 250
HOLLAND, MI
ZIP 49423
Phone: (616) 836-9636
Fax: (616) 393-0903



NPI Footnotes

What is the National Provider Indentifier (NPI)?
The NPI is 10-position all-numeric identification number assigned by the NPPES to uniquely identify a health care provider.

Provider Location Address
The location address of the provider being identified. For providers with more than one physical location, this is the primary location. This address cannot include a Post Office box.

Provider Mailing Address
The mailing address of the provider being identified. This address may contain the same information as the provider location address.

Entity Type Code
The code describing the type of health care provider that is being assigned an NPI.
The entity type codes are:
1 = Person: individual human being who furnishes health care;
2 = Non-person: entity other than an individual human being that furnishes health care (Examples: hospital, SNF, hospital subunit, pharmacy, or HMO)

What is a Subpart?
Subparts are the components and separate physical locations of organization health care providers. Subpart examples include:
Hospital components include outpatient departments, surgical centers, psychiatric units, and laboratories. These components are often separately licensed or certified by States and may exist at physical locations other than that of the hospital of which they are a component.

Provider Other Organization Name
The other organization name is the alternative last name by which the provider is or has been known (if an individual) or other name by which the organization provider is or has been known. The code identifying the type of other name. The provider other organization name codes are:
1 = former name;
2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
4 = former legal business name; :
5 = other.

Provider Enumeration Date
The date the provider was assigned a unique identifier (assigned an NPI).

Last Update Date
The date that a NPI record was last updated or changed.

Primary Taxonomy Code
The primary taxonomy code defines the provider type, classification, and specialization. There could be only one primary taxonomy code per NPI record. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to the taxonomy code.

Authorized Official Name
The name of the person authorized to submit the NPI application or to officially change data for a health care provider.