DR. LOUISA APONGSE AYAFOR MD NPI 1013165695

Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry) in Ahoskie, NC

NPI 1013165695 Individual Female Years of Experience 15 Psychiatry & Neurology Psychiatry PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About LOUISA AYAFOR

Louisa Ayafor is a provider established in Ahoskie, North Carolina and her medical specialization is psychiatry & neurology (psychiatry) with more than 15 years of experience. The NPI number of Louisa Ayafor is 1013165695 and was assigned on September 2008. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 2084P0800X with license number 2011-01957 (NC). The provider is registered as an individual and her NPI record was last updated one year ago.

A psychiatrist like Dr. Louisa Apongse Ayafor Md are primary mental health physicians diagnose and treat mental illnesses through psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hospitalization and medication. Psychiatrist help patients find solutions through changes in their behavioral patterns, explorations of experiences, group and family therapy.

Louisa Ayafor 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

Louisa Ayafor 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 Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center.

NPI

1013165695

Provider NameDR. LOUISA APONGSE AYAFOR MD
Provider Location Address113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD AHOSKIE, NC 27910
Provider Mailing Address3636 HIGH ST PORTSMOUTH, VA 23707
GenderFemale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year2007
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date09-08-2008
Last Update Date12-28-2020


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code2084P0800X
ClassificationPsychiatry & Neurology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationPsychiatry
License No.2011-01957
License StateNC
Taxonomy DescriptionA Psychiatrist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders, emotional disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders and adjustment disorders. Biologic, psychological, and social components of illnesses are explored and understood in treatment of the whole person. Tools used may include diagnostic laboratory tests, prescribed medications, evaluation and treatment of psychological and interpersonal problems with individuals and families, and intervention for coping with stress, crises, and other problems.

Business Address

DR. LOUISA APONGSE AYAFOR MD
113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC
ZIP 27910
Phone: (252) 209-8161
Fax: (252) 209-6011

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Mailing Address

DR. LOUISA APONGSE AYAFOR MD
3636 HIGH ST
PORTSMOUTH, VA
ZIP 23707
Phone: (252) 209-8161
Fax: (252) 209-6011



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 ID8123283728
PECOS Enrollment IDI20181016000685
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.

  • 32Psychiatric diagnostic evaluation with medical services (HCPCS:90792)
  • 25Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/or family member (HCPCS:90833)

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. Louisa Ayafor is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
BON SECOURS MARYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER3636 HIGH STREET
PORTSMOUTH, VA 23707
(757) 398-2200Acute Care Hospitals490017

Other Providers at the same location


The following 6 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1851476980MR. THOMAS E. PARRISH P.A.-C
Individual
Physician Assistant113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC 27910
(252) 209-8161
1225228463EAST CAROLINA HEALTH
Organization
Emergency Response System Companies113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC 27910
(252) 209-3283
1164400636EAST CAROLINA HEALTH
Organization
Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC 27910
(252) 209-8161
1770839474 PRANJAL MANN M.D.
Individual
Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC 27910
(252) 209-8161
1083804595MRS. DEBRA RENEE SCARFO PA-C
Individual
Physician Assistant113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC 27910
(252) 209-8161
1124627914MRS. ALISON DANIELA STARKEY PA-C
Individual
Physician Assistant113B HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD
AHOSKIE, NC 27910
(252) 209-8161

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
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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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