DR. EDWARD J MERRITT MD NPI 1043472962

Family Medicine in Carlisle, AR

NPI 1043472962 Individual Male Years of Experience 15 Family Medicine PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About EDWARD MERRITT

Edward Merritt is a primary care provider established in Carlisle, Arkansas and his medical specialization is family medicine with more than 15 years of experience. The NPI number of Edward Merritt is 1043472962 and was assigned on July 2008. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207Q00000X with license number E-6530 (AR). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 3 years ago.

A primary care provider (PCP) like Dr. Edward J Merritt Md sees people with common medical problems. The primary care provider might be a doctor, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or clinic that are usually involved in your long-term care. A PCP might provide preventive care, treat common medical conditions, identify urgent medical problems and refer you to specialists when necessary. Primary care is usually provided in an outpatient facility but if you are admitted to a hospital your PCP may assist in your care. The most common medical conditions seen by primary care providers are: hypertension, upper respiratory tract infections, depression or anxiety, back pain, arthritis, dermatitis, diabetes, urinary tract infections, etc

Edward Merritt 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

Edward Merritt 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 Baptist Health Medical Center-stuttgart, Baptist Health Medical Center North Little Rock and Baptist Health Medical Center-little Rock.

NPI

1043472962

Provider NameDR. EDWARD J MERRITT MD
Provider Location Address821 EAST PARK STREET, HWY 70 CARLISLE, AR 72024
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 497 AUGUSTA, AR 72006
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year2007
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date07-01-2008
Last Update Date07-05-2018


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207Q00000X
ClassificationFamily Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.E-6530
License StateAR
Taxonomy DescriptionFamily Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.

Business Address

DR. EDWARD J MERRITT MD
821 EAST PARK STREET, HWY 70
CARLISLE, AR
ZIP 72024
Phone: (870) 552-7303
Fax: (870) 552-7719

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Mailing Address

DR. EDWARD J MERRITT MD
PO BOX 497
AUGUSTA, AR
ZIP 72006
Phone: (870) 347-2534
Fax: (870) 347-3492



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 ID3870618150
PECOS Enrollment IDI20100909000673
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.

  • 253Urinalysis, manual test (HCPCS:81002)
  • 36Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample (HCPCS:36415)
  • 27Routine electrocardiogram (EKG) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report (HCPCS:93010)
  • 12X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side (HCPCS:71020)

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. Edward Merritt is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-STUTTGART1703 NORTH BUERKLE ST
STUTTGART, AR 72160
(870) 673-3511Acute Care Hospitals40072
BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER NORTH LITTLE ROCK3333 SPRINGHILL DRIVE
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR 72117
(501) 202-3000Acute Care Hospitals40036
BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-LITTLE ROCK9601 INTERSTATE
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72205
(501) 202-2000Acute Care Hospitals40114

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
1390200000XStudent, Health CareStudent in an Organized Health Care Education/Training ProgramNo

Taxonomy Description: an individual who is enrolled in an organized health care education/training program leading to a degree, certification, registration, and/or licensure to provide health care.

Additional Identifiers


Additional identifier(s) currently or formerly used as an identifier for the provider. The codes may include UPIN, NSC, OSCAR, DEA, Medicaid State or PIN identification numbers.

Identifier Type / Code Identifier State
117581749MEDICAID (05)AR
184331001MEDICAID (05)AR

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.