MELISSA MAI VU MD NPI 1215924501

Anesthesiology in Gainesville, FL

NPI 1215924501 Individual Female Years of Experience 25 Anesthesiology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment Medicare Quality Reporting

About MELISSA VU

Melissa Vu is a provider established in Gainesville, Florida and her medical specialization is anesthesiology with more than 25 years of experience. She graduated from University Of Missouri, Kansas City, School Of Medicine in 1997. The NPI number of Melissa Vu is 1215924501 and was assigned on October 2005. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207L00000X with license number ME85774 (FL). The provider is registered as an individual and her NPI record was last updated 13 years ago.

An anesthesiologist like Melissa Mai Vu Md manages the care of surgical patients and pain relief through drug administration that reduces or eliminates pain during an operation, medical procedure or during labor and delivery of babies. During surgical procedures anesthesiologists are responsible for adjusting the amount of anesthetic, monitoring the patient's heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure and breathing.

Melissa Vu 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

Melissa Vu 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: implementation of formal quality improvement methods, practice changes, or other practice improvement processes, participation in an ahrq-listed patient safety organization., participation in joint commission evaluation initiative, post-anesthetic transfer of care measure: procedure room to a post anesthesia care unit (pacu), pre-operative osa assessment, use of qcdr data for ongoing practice assessment and improvements and use of qcdr to promote standard practices, tools and processes in practice for improvement in care coordination. The Quality Payment Program aims to improve population health, reduce costs and improve the care received by Medicare beneficiaries.

NPI

1215924501

Provider Name MELISSA MAI VU MD
Provider Location Address1600 SW ARCHER RD GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 918025 ORLANDO, FL 32891
GenderFemale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, KANSAS CITY, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year1997
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date10-01-2005
Last Update Date06-02-2008


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207L00000X
ClassificationAnesthesiology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.ME85774
License StateFL
Taxonomy DescriptionAn anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.

Business Address

MELISSA MAI VU MD
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL
ZIP 32610
Phone: (904) 953-2000

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Mailing Address

MELISSA MAI VU MD
PO BOX 918025
ORLANDO, FL
ZIP 32891
Phone: (352) 392-3441
Fax: (352) 392-3441



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 ID7214973908
PECOS Enrollment IDI20050705000182
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

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
Post-Anesthetic Transfer of Care Measure: Procedure Room to a Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) 98% 492
Percentage of patients, regardless of age, who are under the care of an anesthesia practitioner and are admitted to a PACU or other non-ICU location in which a post-anesthetic formal transfer of care protocol or checklist which includes the key transfer of care elements is utilized
Pre-operative OSA assessment 99% 891
Percentage of patients who undergo a surgical procedure in the operating room/procedure room that have a pre-operative assessment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

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
1207LP2900XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansAnesthesiologyPain MedicineME85774FLNo

Taxonomy Description: an anesthesiologist who provides a high level of care, either as a primary physician or consultant, for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic and/or cancer pain in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Patient care needs are also coordinated with other specialists.

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
050089344OTHER (01)FL
51476ZMEDICARE ID-TYPE UNSPECIFIED (04)FL
265203000MEDICAID (05)FL
H70838MEDICARE UPIN (02)FL
26520300MEDICAID (05)FL
51476WMEDICARE PIN (08)FL
51476OTHER (01)FL

Other Providers at the same location


The following 20 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1669475554 WALTER J MILTON MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-0301
1669476347MS. JOAN ELLA ENGLISH PA-C
Individual
Physician Assistant1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 273-9350
1245234624DR. BRUCE K. STECHMILLER MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Hematology & Oncology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 273-7832
1174528780 SCOTT WILLIAM PETERSON MD
Individual
Radiology (Vascular & Interventional Radiology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-0290
1700883485DR. ERIC KIRK THOBURN MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-0291
1023015823 ANTHONY P MCDONALD MD
Individual
Surgery1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 374-6078
1164421772 ROBERTA MOORE SLATER MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-0291
1164421764 WEI HE ARNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Pediatrics)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 266-7240
1871593913 NAM HOANG DANG MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 273-7832
1568454684 CLAIRE ALEXANDRIA FLINT CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 264-0077
1003809237MR. ROBERT M CLONAN CRNA
Individual
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(800) 642-1999
1558356402 MUTASIM N. ABU-HASAN MD
Individual
Pediatrics (Pediatric Pulmonology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 273-8379
1598750390DR. JYOTI BUDANIA MD
Individual
Pediatrics1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 371-3604
1669469326 ANDRE PIERRE BOEZAART MD PHD
Individual
Anesthesiology1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 392-3441
1932198819 LILLIAN MARGARET VAN HOUTEN ARNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Pediatrics)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 334-1400
1124017017MRS. MELISSA KIMBERLY MAISENBACHER M.S.,C.G.C.
Individual
Genetic Counselor, MS1600 SW ARCHER RD UF PEDIATRIC GENETICS
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 392-4104
1215918487DR. WILLIAM ALISON CUMMING M.D.
Individual
Radiology (Pediatric Radiology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-0102
1871575183 BELINDA WESLEY SELLI MD
Individual
Pathology (Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-9900
1306828793DR. SCOTT L. MYERS MD
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery (Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery)1600 SW ARCHER RD SUITE 3341
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 265-5471
1053394262 SCOTT ANDREWS RIVKEES MD
Individual
Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology)1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
(352) 273-9001

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