DR. YOUSSEF S TANAGHO MD, MPH NPI 1003029372

Urology in La Mesa, CA

NPI 1003029372 Individual Male Years of Experience 17 Urology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About YOUSSEF TANAGHO

Youssef Tanagho is a provider established in La Mesa, California and his medical specialization is urology with more than 17 years of experience. The NPI number of Youssef Tanagho is 1003029372 and was assigned on May 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 208800000X with license number A125924 (CA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated one year ago.

Youssef Tanagho 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

Youssef Tanagho 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 he has hospital affiliations with Grossmont Hospital.

NPI

1003029372

Provider NameDR. YOUSSEF S TANAGHO MD, MPH
Provider Location Address8851 CENTER DR STE 501 LA MESA, CA 91942
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 33865 SAN DIEGO, CA 92163
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year2005
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date05-07-2007
Last Update Date08-25-2020


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code208800000X
ClassificationUrology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.A125924
License StateCA
Taxonomy DescriptionA urologist manages benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and the adrenal gland. This specialist has comprehensive knowledge of and skills in endoscopic, percutaneous and open surgery of congenital and acquired conditions of the urinary and reproductive systems and their contiguous structures.

Business Address

DR. YOUSSEF S TANAGHO MD, MPH
8851 CENTER DR STE 501
LA MESA, CA
ZIP 91942
Phone: (619) 697-2456
Fax: (858) 429-7930

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Mailing Address

DR. YOUSSEF S TANAGHO MD, MPH
PO BOX 33865
SAN DIEGO, CA
ZIP 92163
Phone: (858) 888-7000
Fax: (858) 221-5024



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 ID3577731264
PECOS Enrollment IDI20131111000729
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

Clinician Utilization

The following Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes were publicly reported as the top services rendered by this provider under the Medicare program for the year 2017. The reported codes are based on the top 5 codes for each available Medicare specialty, excluding evaluation and management codes.

  • 169Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope (HCPCS:52000)
  • 20Ultrasound of rectum (HCPCS:76872)
  • 19Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle (HCPCS:76942)
  • 19Biopsy of prostate gland (HCPCS:55700)

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. Youssef Tanagho is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
GROSSMONT HOSPITAL5555 GROSSMONT CENTER DRIVE BOX 58
LA MESA, CA 91942
(619) 465-0711Acute Care Hospitals50026

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
1208800000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansUrology2011012612MONo

Taxonomy Description: a urologist manages benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and the adrenal gland. This specialist has comprehensive knowledge of and skills in endoscopic, percutaneous and open surgery of congenital and acquired conditions of the urinary and reproductive systems and their contiguous structures.

Other Providers at the same location


The following provider is registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1144232778 WILFRED S. KEARSE JR. M.D.
Individual
Urology8851 CENTER DR STE 501
LA MESA, CA 91942
(619) 697-2456

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
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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.