DR. SONDRA LEIGH RIERSON AU.D NPI 1023291366

Audiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter in Carroll, IA

NPI 1023291366 Individual Female Years of Experience 16 Audiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter Accepts Medicare Approved Payment Medicare Quality Reporting

About SONDRA RIERSON

Sondra Rierson is a provider established in Carroll, Iowa and her medical specialization is audiologist-hearing aid fitter with more than 16 years of experience. She graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 2005. The NPI number of Sondra Rierson is 1023291366 and was assigned on December 2007. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 237600000X. The provider is registered as an individual and her NPI record was last updated 2 years ago. Sondra Rierson 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. The Quality Payment Program aims to improve population health, reduce costs and improve the care received by Medicare beneficiaries.

NPI

1023291366

Provider NameDR. SONDRA LEIGH RIERSON AU.D
Provider Location Address409 W 7TH ST CARROLL, IA 51401
Provider Mailing Address409 W 7TH ST CARROLL, IA 51401
GenderFemale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL SCHOOL
Graduation Year2005
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date12-10-2007
Last Update Date09-20-2019


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code237600000X
ClassificationAudiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter
TypeSpeech, Language and Hearing Service Providers
License StateIA
Taxonomy DescriptionAn audiologist/hearing aid fitter is the professional who specializes in evaluating and treating people with hearing loss, conducts a wide variety of tests to determine the exact nature of an individual's hearing problem, presents a variety of treatment options to patients, dispenses and fits hearing aids, administers tests of balance to evaluate dizziness and provides hearing rehabilitation training. This classification should be used where individuals are licensed as audiologist-hearing aid fitters as opposed to states that license individuals as audiologists.

Business Address

DR. SONDRA LEIGH RIERSON AU.D
409 W 7TH ST
CARROLL, IA
ZIP 51401
Phone: (712) 775-2625
Fax: (712) 775-2628

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Mailing Address

DR. SONDRA LEIGH RIERSON AU.D
409 W 7TH ST
CARROLL, IA
ZIP 51401
Phone: (712) 775-2625
Fax: (712) 775-2628



Medicare Participation

PECOS PAC ID2365590023
PECOS Enrollment IDI20100811001009
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.

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.

  • 45Air and bone conduction assessment of hearing loss and speech recognition (HCPCS:92557)
  • 32Eardrum testing using ear probe (HCPCS:92567)

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 100% 61

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
1231H00000XSpeech, Language and Hearing Service ProvidersAudiologist000719IANo

Taxonomy Description: (1) A specialist in evaluation, habilitation and rehabilitation of those whose communication disorders center in whole or in part in hearing function. Audiologists are autonomous professionals who identify, assess, and manage disorders of the auditory, balance and other neural systems. Audiologists provide audiological (aural) rehabilitation to children and adults across the entire age span. Audiologists select, fit and dispense amplification systems such as hearing aids and related devices. (2) An audiologist is a person qualified by a master's degree in audiology, licensed by the state, where applicable, and practicing within the scope of that license. Audiologists evaluate and treat patients with impaired hearing. They plan, direct and conduct rehabilitative programs with audiotry substitutional devises (hearing aids) and other therapy.

2231H00000XSpeech, Language and Hearing Service ProvidersAudiologist719IANo

Taxonomy Description: (1) A specialist in evaluation, habilitation and rehabilitation of those whose communication disorders center in whole or in part in hearing function. Audiologists are autonomous professionals who identify, assess, and manage disorders of the auditory, balance and other neural systems. Audiologists provide audiological (aural) rehabilitation to children and adults across the entire age span. Audiologists select, fit and dispense amplification systems such as hearing aids and related devices. (2) An audiologist is a person qualified by a master's degree in audiology, licensed by the state, where applicable, and practicing within the scope of that license. Audiologists evaluate and treat patients with impaired hearing. They plan, direct and conduct rehabilitative programs with audiotry substitutional devises (hearing aids) and other therapy.

3237600000XSpeech, Language and Hearing Service ProvidersAudiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter719IANo

Taxonomy Description: an audiologist/hearing aid fitter is the professional who specializes in evaluating and treating people with hearing loss, conducts a wide variety of tests to determine the exact nature of an individual's hearing problem, presents a variety of treatment options to patients, dispenses and fits hearing aids, administers tests of balance to evaluate dizziness and provides hearing rehabilitation training. This classification should be used where individuals are licensed as audiologist-hearing aid fitters as opposed to states that license individuals as audiologists.

4237700000XSpeech, Language and Hearing Service ProvidersHearing Instrument SpecialistIANo

Taxonomy Description: individuals who test hearing for the selection, adaptation, fitting, adjusting, servicing, and sale of hearing aids. Hearing Instrument Specialist is a designation provided individuals who qualify by the National Hearing Aid Society

5237700000XSpeech, Language and Hearing Service ProvidersHearing Instrument Specialist982IANo

Taxonomy Description: individuals who test hearing for the selection, adaptation, fitting, adjusting, servicing, and sale of hearing aids. Hearing Instrument Specialist is a designation provided individuals who qualify by the National Hearing Aid Society

Other Providers at the same location


The following 2 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1306972252 DAVID L BERNING D.D.S.
Individual
Dentist (General Practice)409 W 7TH ST
CARROLL, IA 51401
(712) 792-4776
1073083077ADAPTIVE AUDIOLOGY SOLUTIONS PC
Organization
Audiologist409 W 7TH ST
CARROLL, IA 51401
(712) 292-8219

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.