MR. OCTAVIAN POPESCU M.D. NPI 1275843609

Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease) in Pinson, AL

NPI 1275843609 Individual Male Years of Experience 30 Internal Medicine Infectious Disease PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment Medicare Quality Reporting

About OCTAVIAN POPESCU

Octavian Popescu is an internal medicine provider established in Pinson, Alabama and his medical specialization is internal medicine (infectious disease) with more than 30 years of experience. The NPI number of Octavian Popescu is 1275843609 and was assigned on October 2010. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207RI0200X with license number 1021I10732 (AL). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 3 years ago.

An internist like Mr. Octavian Popescu M.d. is a physician who has completed an internal medicine residency and is board-certified or board-eligible in an internist specialty. Internists are trained to care for adults of all ages for many different medical conditions. An internist typically monitors chronic physical conditions, identifies acute diseases, provides family planning, provides counseling about wellness and disease prevention, etc.

Octavian Popescu 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

Octavian Popescu 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 St. Vincent's East.

The provider participated in Medicare's Quality Payment Program and the following quality measures were reported: annual registration in the prescription drug monitoring program, closing the referral loop: receipt of specialist report, consultation of the prescription drug monitoring program, documentation of current medications in the medical record, e-prescribing, falls: screening for future fall risk, health information exchange, immunization registry reporting, medication reconciliation, onc direct review attestation, onc-acb surveillance attestation (optional), patient-specific education, preventive care and screening: tobacco use: screening and cessation intervention, preventive care and screening: tobacco use: screening and cessation intervention, preventive care and screening: tobacco use: screening and cessation intervention, provide patient access, secure messaging, security risk analysis, specialized registry reporting, use of high-risk medications in the elderly and use of high-risk medications in the elderly. The Quality Payment Program aims to improve population health, reduce costs and improve the care received by Medicare beneficiaries.

NPI

1275843609

Provider NameMR. OCTAVIAN POPESCU M.D.
Provider Location Address6725 DEERFOOT PKWY PINSON, AL 35126
Provider Mailing Address6725 DEERFOOT PKWY PINSON, AL 35126
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year1992
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date10-19-2010
Last Update Date08-21-2018


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207RI0200X
ClassificationInternal Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationInfectious Disease
License No.1021I10732
License StateAL
Taxonomy DescriptionAn internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organ systems. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and travel medicine.

Business Address

MR. OCTAVIAN POPESCU M.D.
6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL
ZIP 35126
Phone: (205) 680-9898
Fax: (205) 680-3300

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Mailing Address

MR. OCTAVIAN POPESCU M.D.
6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL
ZIP 35126
Phone: (205) 680-9898
Fax: (205) 680-3300



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 ID7416136510
PECOS Enrollment IDI20151217000605
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
Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report 51% 612
Percentage of patients with referrals, regardless of age, for which the referring provider receives a report from the provider to whom the patient was referred
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record 100% 2410
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
e-Prescribing 99% 11739
At least one permissible prescription written by the MIPS eligible clinician is queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.
Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 87% 363
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk during the measurement period
Health Information Exchange 25% 1401
The MIPS eligible clinician that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or health care clinician (1) uses CEHRT to create a summary of care record; and (2) electronically transmits such summary to a receiving health care clinician for at least one transition of care or referral.
Medication Reconciliation 100% 1481
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.
Patient-Specific Education 87% 916
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.
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 90% 143
Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 98% 752
Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 98% 752
Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user
Provide Patient Access 83% 916
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.
Secure Messaging 85% 916
For at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period, a secure message was sent using the electronic messaging function of CEHRT to the patient (or the patient-authorized representative), or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or the patient-authorized representative) during the performance period.
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly 15% "Inverse Quality Measure"
This is an inverse quality measure, a lower rate means the provider is rated better.
363
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are submitted. 1) Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication. 2) Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two of the same high-risk medication
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly 32% "Inverse Quality Measure"
This is an inverse quality measure, a lower rate means the provider is rated better.
363
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are submitted. 1) Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication. 2) Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two of the same high-risk medication

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. Octavian Popescu is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
ST. VINCENT'S EAST50 MEDICAL PARK EAST DRIVE
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35235
(205) 838-3122Acute Care Hospitals10011

Other Providers at the same location


The following 8 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1033187109DR. GREG M FLIPPO MD
Individual
Internal Medicine6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898
1033188966DR. VLAD PRELIPCEAN MD
Individual
Internal Medicine6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898
1881794436 VIRGIL E. MCGRADY D.O.
Individual
Internal Medicine6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898
1235425083MR. SAUJANYA SHAKYA CRNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898
1649716440 GEORGE JOLLY CRNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898
1245757657FLIPPO ENTERPRISES, LLC
Organization
Internal Medicine6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
1528122702DEERFOOT INTERNAL MEDICINE
Organization
Internal Medicine6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898
1700366408 STEPHEN CHARLES HICKS DO
Individual
Family Medicine6725 DEERFOOT PKWY
PINSON, AL 35126
(205) 680-9898

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What is a Subpart?
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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.

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1 = former name;
2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
4 = former legal business name; :
5 = other.

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