RYAN W AHERN MD NPI 1003033838

Dermatology (Procedural Dermatology) in College Station, TX

NPI 1003033838 Individual Male Years of Experience 21 Dermatology Procedural Dermatology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment Medicare Quality Reporting

About RYAN AHERN

Ryan Ahern is a provider established in College Station, Texas and his medical specialization is dermatology (procedural dermatology) with more than 21 years of experience. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 2001. The NPI number of Ryan Ahern is 1003033838 and was assigned on April 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207NS0135X with license number M6002 (TX). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 2 years ago.

Ryan Ahern 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

Ryan Ahern 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.

The provider participated in Medicare's Quality Payment Program and the following quality measures were reported: documentation of current medications in the medical record, health information exchange exclusion, medication reconciliation, onc direct review attestation, pain assessment and follow-up, patient-specific education, pi bonus for submission of eligible improvement activities using cehrt, pneumococcal vaccination status for older adults, provide 24/7 access to mips eligible clinicians or groups who have real-time access to patient's medical record, provide patient access and security risk analysis. The Quality Payment Program aims to improve population health, reduce costs and improve the care received by Medicare beneficiaries.

NPI

1003033838

Provider Name RYAN W AHERN MD
Provider Location Address1651 ROCK PRAIRIE RD STE 103 COLLEGE STATION, TX 77845
Provider Mailing Address1651 ROCK PRAIRIE RD STE 103 COLLEGE STATION, TX 77845
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameTULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year2001
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date04-20-2007
Last Update Date01-30-2020


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207NS0135X
ClassificationDermatology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationProcedural Dermatology
License No.M6002
License StateTX
Taxonomy DescriptionProcedural Dermatology, a subspecialty of Dermatology, encompassing a wide variety of surgical procedures and methods to remove or modify skin tissue for health or cosmetic benefit. These methods include scalpel surgery, laser surgery, chemical surgery, cryosurgery (liquid nitrogen), electrosurgery, aspiration surgery, liposuction, injection of filler substances, and Mohs micrographic controlled surgery (a special technique for the removal of growths, especially skin cancers).

Business Address

RYAN W AHERN MD
1651 ROCK PRAIRIE RD STE 103
COLLEGE STATION, TX
ZIP 77845
Phone: (979) 314-5400
Fax: (979) 703-1040

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Mailing Address

RYAN W AHERN MD
1651 ROCK PRAIRIE RD STE 103
COLLEGE STATION, TX
ZIP 77845
Phone: (979) 314-5400
Fax: (979) 703-1040



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 ID7517927288
PECOS Enrollment IDI20070801000350
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.

  • 141Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet (HCPCS:13132)
  • 60Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue (HCPCS:11100)
  • 56Destruction of 2-14 skin growths (HCPCS:17003)
  • 34Destruction of skin growth (HCPCS:17000)
  • 18Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue (HCPCS:11101)

Quality Reporting

The following quality measures meets Medicare's statistical reporting standards for the year 2018. Not all providers report the same information, because not all providers give the same services to patients. The quality information is just a snapshot of some the care providers give to their patients. Reporting more or less information is not a reflection of quality.

Quality Measure Performance Rate Number of Patients
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record 82% 1131
Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older for which the eligible professional or eligible clinician attests to documenting a list of current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the-counters, herbals, and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications' name, dosage, frequency and route of administration
Medication Reconciliation 48% 1007
The MIPS eligible clinician performs medication reconciliation for at least one transition of care in which the patient is transitioned into the care of the MIPS eligible clinician.
Pain Assessment and Follow-Up 89% 790
Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with documentation of a pain assessment using a standardized tool(s) on each visit AND documentation of a follow-up plan when pain is present
Patient-Specific Education 98% 1260
The MIPS eligible clinician must use clinically relevant information from CEHRT to identify patient-specific educational resources and provide access to those materials to at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician.
Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults 56% 353
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine
Provide Patient Access 97% 1266
At least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period is provided timely access to view online, download, and transmit to a third party their health information subject to the MIPS eligible clinician's discretion to withhold certain information.

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
1207ND0101XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansDermatologyMOHS-Micrographic SurgeryM6002TXNo

Taxonomy Description: the highly-trained surgeons that perform Mohs Micrographic Surgery are specialists both in dermatology and pathology. With their extensive knowledge of the skin and unique pathological skills, they are able to remove only diseased tissue, preserving healthy tissue and minimizing the cosmetic impact of the surgery. Mohs surgeons who belong to the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) have completed a minimum of one year of fellowship training at one of the ACMS-approved training centers in the U.S.

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1053969287PREMIER PROCEDURAL DERMATOLOGY PLLC
Organization
Dermatology (MOHS-Micrographic Surgery)1651 ROCK PRAIRIE RD STE 103
COLLEGE STATION, TX 77845
(979) 314-5400

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
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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
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