DR. EDWIN LEE TUCKER D.M.D NPI 1285882860
Dentist in Owens Cross Roads, AL

Individual Male Dentist

About DR. EDWIN LEE TUCKER D.M.D

Edwin Tucker is a provider established in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama and his medical specialization is Dentist. The NPI number of Edwin Tucker is 1285882860 and was assigned on September 2008. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 122300000X with license number 4131 (AL). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 14 years ago.

NPI
1285882860
Provider NameDR. EDWIN LEE TUCKER D.M.D
Provider Location Address210 SUTTON RD SE OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL 35763
Provider Mailing Address210 SUTTON RD SE OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL 35763
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Is Sole Proprietor?Yes
Enumeration Date09-08-2008
Last Update Date09-08-2008

A dentist like Dr. Edwin Lee Tucker D.m.d is a skilled in and licensed provider that diagnoses and treats problems with patients teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. Dentists educate patients on how to take care of the teeth and gums and provide information on diet choices that affect oral health. Dentists must be licensed in the state in which they work..

Edwin Tucker is a non-participating provider of Medicare. If you are a Medicare beneficiary this means the provider can charge up to 15% more than Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services, in addition to your normal deductible and coinsurance costs. There are some states that restrict the limiting charge when you see non-participating provider. If you pay the full cost of your care up front, your non- participating provider should still submit a claim to Medicare. Afterward, you should receive reimbursement from Medicare for up 80% of the Medicare-approved amount for the services rendered.



Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code122300000X
ClassificationDentist
TypeDental Providers
License No.4131
License StateAL
Taxonomy DescriptionA dentist is a person qualified by a doctorate in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.), licensed by the state to practice dentistry, and practicing within the scope of that license. There is no difference between the two degrees: dentists who have a DMD or DDS have the same education. Universities have the prerogative to determine what degree is awarded. Both degrees use the same curriculum requirements set by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation. Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to graduate and become a general dentist. State licensing boards accept either degree as equivalent, and both degrees allow licensed individuals to practice the same scope of general dentistry. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a dental specialist.

Business Address

DR. EDWIN LEE TUCKER D.M.D
210 SUTTON RD SE
OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL
ZIP 35763
Phone: (256) 534-1475
Fax: (256) 533-1425

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Mailing Address

DR. EDWIN LEE TUCKER D.M.D
210 SUTTON RD SE
OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL
ZIP 35763
Phone: (256) 534-1475
Fax: (256) 533-1425


NPI Validation Check Digit Calculation


The following table explains the step by step NPI number validation process using the ISO standard Luhn algorithm.

Start with the original NPI number, the last digit is the check digit and is not used in the calculation.
1285882860
Step 1: Double the value of the alternate digits, beginning with the rightmost digit.
221651684812
Step 2: Add all the doubled and unaffected individual digits from step 1 plus the constant number 24.
2 + 2 + 1 + 6 + 5 + 1 + 6 + 8 + 4 + 8 + 1 + 2 + 24 = 70
Step 3: because the number obtained in step 2 ends in zero, the check digit is zero.
0

The NPI number 1285882860 is valid because the calculated check digit 0 using the Luhn validation algorithm matches the last digit of the original NPI number.

Other Providers at the Same Location


The following provider is registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1134598246COVE FAMILY DENTISTRY, LLC
Organization
Clinic/Center (Dental)210 SUTTON RD SE
OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL 35763
(256) 534-1475

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
Dr. Edwin Lee Tucker D.m.d is registered as an entity type code: 1. The entity type code describes 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.