MR. LORENZO H SUAREZ MD NPI 1619935137

Family Medicine in Brawley, CA

NPI 1619935137 Individual Male Years of Experience 39 Family Medicine PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment CLIA Number 05D0973960 CLIA Certificate of Waiver

About LORENZO SUAREZ

Lorenzo Suarez is a primary care provider established in Brawley, California and his medical specialization is family medicine with more than 39 years of experience. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1983. The NPI number of Lorenzo Suarez is 1619935137 and was assigned on May 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207Q00000X with license number G52848 (CA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 14 years ago.

A primary care provider (PCP) like Mr. Lorenzo H Suarez Md sees people with common medical problems. The primary care provider might be a doctor, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or clinic that are usually involved in your long-term care. A PCP might provide preventive care, treat common medical conditions, identify urgent medical problems and refer you to specialists when necessary. Primary care is usually provided in an outpatient facility but if you are admitted to a hospital your PCP may assist in your care. The most common medical conditions seen by primary care providers are: hypertension, upper respiratory tract infections, depression or anxiety, back pain, arthritis, dermatitis, diabetes, urinary tract infections, etc

Lorenzo Suarez 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

Lorenzo Suarez 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 Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District and El Centro Regional Medical Center.

The CLIA number of Mr. Lorenzo H Suarez Md is 05D0973960 registered as a "physician office" facility with a CLIA Certificate of Waiver. This CLIA certificate is issued to Mr. Lorenzo H Suarez Md to perform only waived tests. CLIA defines waived tests as simple tests with a low risk for an incorrect result. Waived tests include certain tests listed in CLIA regulations, tests cleared by the FDA for home use and tests approved by the FDA for waived status and that meet CLIA waiver criteria.

NPI

1619935137

Provider NameMR. LORENZO H SUAREZ MD
Provider Location Address125 SOUTH 5TH STREET BRAWLEY, CA 92227
Provider Mailing Address516 WEST ATEN ROAD SUITE 2 IMPERIAL, CA 92251
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL SCHOOL
Graduation Year1983
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date05-03-2006
Last Update Date10-16-2007


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207Q00000X
ClassificationFamily Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.G52848
License StateCA
Taxonomy DescriptionFamily Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.

Business Address

MR. LORENZO H SUAREZ MD
125 SOUTH 5TH STREET
BRAWLEY, CA
ZIP 92227
Phone: (760) 344-8100
Fax: (760) 344-2628

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Mailing Address

MR. LORENZO H SUAREZ MD
516 WEST ATEN ROAD
SUITE 2
IMPERIAL, CA
ZIP 92251
Phone: (760) 355-7730
Fax: (760) 355-7731



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 ID4486647039
PECOS Enrollment IDI20120215000249
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.

  • 961Hemoglobin A1C level (HCPCS:83036)
  • 822Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention (HCPCS:96372)
  • 583Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit (HCPCS:G0439)
  • 481Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg (HCPCS:J3301)
  • 326Administration of influenza virus vaccine (HCPCS:G0008)
  • 191Administration of pneumococcal vaccine (HCPCS:G0009)
  • 185Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im (HCPCS:G0179)
  • 176Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg (HCPCS:J1100)
  • 132Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple (HCPCS:G0180)
  • 114Routine electrocardiogram (EKG) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report (HCPCS:93010)
  • 53Removal of impact ear wax, one ear (HCPCS:69210)
  • 50Removal of tissue from wounds per session (HCPCS:97597)
  • 36Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous (HCPCS:G0328)
  • 31Automated urinalysis test (HCPCS:81003)
  • 23Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors (HCPCS:82270)
  • 20Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding (HCPCS:51798)
  • 14Destruction of skin growth (HCPCS:17000)

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. Lorenzo Suarez is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
PIONEERS MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE DISTRICT207 WEST LEGION ROAD
BRAWLEY, CA 92227
(760) 351-3333Acute Care Hospitals50342
EL CENTRO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER1415 ROSS AVENUE
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
(760) 339-7100Acute Care Hospitals50045

CLIA Information

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1988 applies to facilities or sites that test human specimens for health assessment or to diagnose, prevent, or treat disease. The CLIA Program sets standards for clinical laboratory testing and issues certificates. The NPI / CLIA crosswalk information for the NPI number 1619935137 is:

CLIA Number05D0973960
Facility TypePHYSICIAN OFFICE
Certificate TypeCertificate of Waiver

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
ZZZ47486ZOTHER (01)CA
00G528480MEDICAID (05)CA
WG79700AMEDICARE PIN (08)CA
W13536COTHER (01)CA
GR0066315OTHER (01)CA
E40527MEDICARE UPIN (02)
ZZZ08265ZOTHER (01)CA
WG52848DOTHER (01)CA
WG52848DMEDICARE PIN (08)CA
CC6635MEDICARE PIN (08)CA

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1992068191MR. RASOUL MONTAZERI D.O.
Individual
General Practice125 SOUTH 5TH STREET
BRAWLEY, CA 92227
(760) 344-8100

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
The code describing 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.