DR. SCOTT C FORSTER M.D. NPI 1427374990

Internal Medicine in Painesville, OH

NPI 1427374990 Individual Male Years of Experience 13 Internal Medicine PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About SCOTT FORSTER

Scott Forster is an internal medicine provider established in Painesville, Ohio and his medical specialization is internal medicine with more than 13 years of experience. The NPI number of Scott Forster is 1427374990 and was assigned on April 2010. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207R00000X with license number 35.120707 (OH). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 8 years ago.

An internist like Dr. Scott C Forster 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.

Scott Forster 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

Scott Forster 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 Lake Health and Uh Geauga Medical Center.

NPI

1427374990

Provider NameDR. SCOTT C FORSTER M.D.
Provider Location Address7590 AUBURN RD PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
Provider Mailing Address10350 LOCUST GROVE DR CHARDON, OH 44024
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year2009
Is Sole Proprietor?Yes
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date04-08-2010
Last Update Date02-21-2014


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207R00000X
ClassificationInternal Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.35.120707
License StateOH
Taxonomy DescriptionA physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine, which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.

Business Address

DR. SCOTT C FORSTER M.D.
7590 AUBURN RD
PAINESVILLE, OH
ZIP 44077
Phone: (440) 375-8100

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Mailing Address

DR. SCOTT C FORSTER M.D.
10350 LOCUST GROVE DR
CHARDON, OH
ZIP 44024
Phone:



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 ID6002051620
PECOS Enrollment IDI20130401000410
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

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. Scott Forster is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
LAKE HEALTH7590 AUBURN ROAD
CONCORD, OH 44077
(440) 953-9600Acute Care Hospitals360098
UH GEAUGA MEDICAL CENTER13207 RAVENNA RD
CHARDON, OH 44024
(440) 269-6000Acute Care Hospitals360192

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
1208M00000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansHospitalist35.120707OHNo

Taxonomy Description: hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Their activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to Hospital Medicine. The term 'hospitalist' refers to physicians whose practice emphasizes providing care for hospitalized patients.

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1346496163 MARK WARREN NELSON D.O.
Individual
Pathology (Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 354-4208
1356675003LAKE HOSPITAL SYSTEM, INC
Organization
General Acute Care Hospital7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 953-9600
1861799264 DEBORAH A MANUEL PA
Individual
Physician Assistant7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1194166041 RENEE MICHELLE DESALVO AT, ATC
Individual
Specialist/Technologist (Athletic Trainer)7590 AUBURN RD
PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
(440) 781-1689
1396170940 ANTHONY DAVID PASSERALLO
Individual
Physician Assistant7590 AUBURN RD
PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
(440) 357-8100
1598164873 SAMANTHA FROIMSON
Individual
Dietitian, Registered7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8735
1548665466 CALEB SCHWIETERMAN PA-C
Individual
Physician Assistant7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1508256975 SUSAN PERDUE SCHULTZ CNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1124492590MISS LEAH ASHLEY AFSARIFARD ATC
Individual
Specialist/Technologist (Athletic Trainer)7590 AUBURN RD
PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1548229552DRS HILL AND CHAPNICK INC
Organization
Pathology (Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 354-4208
1114373487 PAMELA BRUNNER
Individual
Social Worker (Clinical)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 354-1104
1851698435LAKE HOSPITAL SYSTEM INC
Organization
Physician Assistant7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1962937185JUBILEE HEALTHCARE, LLC
Organization
Durable Medical Equipment & Medical Supplies7590 AUBURN RD SUITE 214
PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
(844) 774-6328
1770890055MR. JEFFREY PAUL JORDAN NP-C
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1043275837LAKE HOSPITAL SYSTEM INC.
Organization
Nurse Practitioner (Adult Health)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8152
1972014694 DAVID J. NOCIFORA PA-C
Individual
Physician Assistant7590 AUBURN RD
PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1578075321 JUDY MINDZORA
Individual
Nurse Practitioner7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 354-1899
1487040879 JULIE POKERSNIK M.D.
Individual
Emergency Medicine7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1881164986 KAREN ANN ALSTON CNP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100
1295208007 STEPHEN TANOMA ZAHORANSKY
Individual
Physician Assistant (Surgical)7590 AUBURN RD
CONCORD TWP, OH 44077
(440) 375-8100

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