DR. MELANIE SANDERS MORRIS MD NPI 1003011859

Surgery in Birmingham, AL

NPI 1003011859 Individual Female Years of Experience 19 Surgery PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About MELANIE MORRIS

Melanie Morris is a provider established in Birmingham, Alabama and her medical specialization is surgery with more than 19 years of experience. She graduated from University Of Tennessee, Hsc, College Of Medicine in 2003. The NPI number of Melanie Morris is 1003011859 and was assigned on June 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 208600000X with license number 30315 (AL). The provider is registered as an individual and her NPI record was last updated 11 years ago.

A surgeon like Dr. Melanie Sanders Morris Md treats injuries, diseases, and deformities through surgical operations. A surgeon could correct physical deformities, repair bone and tissue, or perform preventive or elective surgeries. Surgeons also examine patients, perform and interpret diagnostic tests, and provide counsel on preventive healthcare.

Melanie Morris is enrolled in PECOS and is eligible to order or refer healthcare services for Medicare patients. The provider is eligible to order or refer: Part B Clinical Laboratory and Imaging, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), a Home Health Agency (HHA) and Power Mobility Devices

Melanie Morris is registered with Medicare and accepts claims assignment, this means the provider accepts Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services as full payment. Participating providers may not charge Medicare beneficiaries more than Medicare's approved amount for their services. Medicare beneficiaries still have to pay a coinsurance or copayment amount for a visit or service. According to Medicare claims data she has hospital affiliations with University Of Alabama Hospital.

NPI

1003011859

Provider NameDR. MELANIE SANDERS MORRIS MD
Provider Location AddressUAB SURGERY GI SECTION 1922 7TH AVE S 406 KRACKE BLDG BIRMINGHAM, AL 35294
Provider Mailing AddressUAB SURGERY GI SECTION 1922 7TH AVE S 406 KRACKE BLDG BIRMINGHAM, AL 35294
GenderFemale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, HSC, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year2003
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date06-20-2007
Last Update Date07-16-2010


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code208600000X
ClassificationSurgery
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.30315
License StateAL
Taxonomy DescriptionA general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Business Address

DR. MELANIE SANDERS MORRIS MD
UAB SURGERY GI SECTION
1922 7TH AVE S 406 KRACKE BLDG
BIRMINGHAM, AL
ZIP 35294
Phone: (205) 934-5147

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Mailing Address

DR. MELANIE SANDERS MORRIS MD
UAB SURGERY GI SECTION
1922 7TH AVE S 406 KRACKE BLDG
BIRMINGHAM, AL
ZIP 35294
Phone: (205) 934-5147



Medicare Participation

Registered in PECOS? Yes What is PECOS?
PECOS is the Medicare Provider, Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System. PECOS is Medicare's enrollment and revalidation system and it is the primary source of information about verified Medicare professionals. A NPI number is necessary to register in PECOS. Providers must enroll in PECOS to avoid denied claims.
PECOS PAC ID8921287822
PECOS Enrollment IDI20110125000255
Accepts Medicare Assignment? Yes "What does it mean "accepts medicare assignment"?
When a provider accepts Medicare assignment, the provider agrees to be paid directly by Medicare and to accept the payment amount approved by Medicare. Additionally, the provider agrees to not bill patients for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts.
A provider who doesn't accept assignment may charge you up to 15% over the Medicare-approved amount. This is known as the limiting charge. You may have to pay this amount, or it may be covered by another insurer.
Eligible order / refer Part B Clinical Laboratory and ImagingYes
Eligible order / refer Durable Medical EquipmentYes
Eligible order / refer Home Health Agency (HHA)Yes
Eligible order / refer Power Mobility DevicesYes

Hospital Affiliations

Medicare hospital affiliation is identified through self-reporting data, inpatient, outpatient, physician and ancillary service claims linked by the Medicare claims NPI number and place of service code. Additionally, to further determine provider hospital affiliation the clinician must have provided services to at least three patients on three different dates in the last 12 months. Melanie Morris is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL619 SOUTH 19TH STREET
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35233
(205) 934-4011Acute Care Hospitals10033

Secondary Taxonomies


The secondary taxonomy codes define the provider type, classification, and specialization. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to each taxonomy code.

No. Taxonomy Code Type Classification Specialization License No. State Primary
1208600000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansSurgeryLL16072ORNo

Taxonomy Description: a general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

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.