SUSAN G BARUCH I NPI 1528032976

Internal Medicine in Bethesda, MD

NPI 1528032976 Individual Female Years of Experience 35 Internal Medicine PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment Medicare Quality Reporting

About SUSAN BARUCH

Susan Baruch is an internal medicine provider established in Bethesda, Maryland and her medical specialization is internal medicine with more than 35 years of experience. She graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1987. The NPI number of Susan Baruch is 1528032976 and was assigned on February 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207R00000X with license number D0039563 (MD). The provider is registered as an individual and her NPI record was last updated 13 years ago.

An internist like Susan G Baruch I 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.

Susan Baruch 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

Susan Baruch 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: care plan, chronic care and preventative care management for empaneled patients, colorectal cancer screening, diabetes: eye exam, e-prescribing, health information exchange exclusion, immunization registry reporting, implementation of medication management practice improvements, measurement and improvement at the practice and panel level, medication reconciliation, onc direct review attestation, onc-acb surveillance attestation (optional), patient-specific education, preventive care and screening: body mass index (bmi) screening and follow-up plan, preventive care and screening: influenza immunization, provide patient access, secure messaging, security risk analysis, specialized registry reporting, specialized registry reporting for multiple registry engagement, use of decision support and standardized treatment protocols and view, download, or transmit (vdt). The Quality Payment Program aims to improve population health, reduce costs and improve the care received by Medicare beneficiaries.

NPI

1528032976

Provider Name SUSAN G BARUCH I
Provider Location Address10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 100 BETHESDA, MD 20817
Provider Mailing Address10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 100 BETHESDA, MD 20817
GenderFemale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year1987
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date02-14-2006
Last Update Date03-27-2009


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207R00000X
ClassificationInternal Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.D0039563
License StateMD
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

SUSAN G BARUCH I
10215 FERNWOOD RD
STE 100
BETHESDA, MD
ZIP 20817
Phone: (301) 493-4440
Fax: (301) 493-9778

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Mailing Address

SUSAN G BARUCH I
10215 FERNWOOD RD
STE 100
BETHESDA, MD
ZIP 20817
Phone: (301) 493-4440
Fax: (301) 493-9778



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 ID3779640941
PECOS Enrollment IDI20090316000561
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.

  • 109Routine EKG using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report (HCPCS:93000)
  • 92Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit (HCPCS:G0439)
  • 82Administration of influenza virus vaccine (HCPCS:G0008)
  • 55Administration of pneumococcal vaccine (HCPCS:G0009)
  • 52Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle (HCPCS:90670)

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
Care Plan 75% 188
Percentage of patients aged 65 years and older who have an advance care plan or surrogate decision maker documented in the medical record that an advance care plan was discussed but the patient did not wish or was not able to name a surrogate decision maker or provide an advance care plan
Colorectal Cancer Screening 88% 164
Percentage of adults 50-75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer
Diabetes: Eye Exam 29% 24
Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional during the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period
e-Prescribing 98% 1222
At least one permissible prescription written by the MIPS eligible clinician is queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.
Medication Reconciliation 95% 44
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 7% 286
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: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan 39% 276
Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a BMI documented during the current encounter or during the previous twelve months AND with a BMI outside of normal parameters, a follow-up plan is documented during the encounter or during the previous twelve months of the current encounter Normal Parameters: Age 18 years and older BMI >= 18.5 and < 25 kg/m2
Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 75% 267
Percentage of patients aged 6 months and older seen for a visit between October 1 and March 31 who received an influenza immunization OR who reported previous receipt of an influenza immunization
Provide Patient Access 99% 286
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 55% 286
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.
View, Download, or Transmit (VDT) 64% 286
At least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period (or patient-authorized representative) views, downloads or transmits their health information to a third party during the performance period.

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
E60340MEDICARE UPIN (02)DC
597618P45MEDICARE ID-TYPE UNSPECIFIED (04)DC

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1235134560DR. CHRISTOPHER CANNOVA M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1649275975DR. J. PATRICK CAULFIELD M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1396740502DR. KURT SCHLUNTZ M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1497750616DR. ANDRE GAZDAG M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1538164744DR. HEREWARD CATTELL M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1417952698DR. IRA FISCH M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1467458471 STEPHANIE GARSHAG O.T.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1134126261 MARY ELLEN GROSS P.T.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1265439392 ANN STEIGER P.T.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1295732329 DARSHINEE LONEY P.T.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1669472841MR. BARRY JAY LEVIN M.D.
Individual
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 405
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 897-5620
1861488611DR. ROGER J. OLDHAM M.D.
Individual
Specialist10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 412
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-6100
1770572307BETHESDA SURGERY CENTER, LLC
Organization
Clinic/Center (Ambulatory Surgical)10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 412
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-6100
1952390304DR. GEETA RAJA MD
Individual
Internal Medicine10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 100
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 493-4440
1548259997DR. LEE R PENNINGTON MD
Individual
Internal Medicine10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 100
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 493-4440
1902897036DR. TIMOTHY BHATTACHARYYA MD
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Trauma)10215 FERNWOOD RD SUITE 506
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-1010
1275524902MR. RONALD JULIAN ORLEANS MD
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology (Gynecology)10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 101
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 530-2235
1699757971 MICHAEL DAVID DUPLESSIE MD
Individual
Ophthalmology10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 98
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 493-6404
1255315479 EDWIN THOMAS PULASKI MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 50
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 564-1053
1972587905 SHERRY L PULASKI MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)10215 FERNWOOD RD STE 50
BETHESDA, MD 20817
(301) 564-1053

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Provider Location Address
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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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2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
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5 = other.

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