RICHARD L. WALTER M.D. NPI 1699731489

Internal Medicine in Tarzana, CA

NPI 1699731489 Individual Male Years of Experience 23 Internal Medicine PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About RICHARD WALTER

Richard Walter is an internal medicine provider established in Tarzana, California and his medical specialization is internal medicine with more than 23 years of experience. He graduated from R Franklin University Of Med & Sci/chicago Medical School in 1999. The NPI number of Richard Walter is 1699731489 and was assigned on April 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207R00000X with license number G31570 (CA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 11 years ago.

An internist like Richard L. Walter 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.

Richard Walter 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

Richard Walter 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 Providence Tarzana Medical Center.

NPI

1699731489

Provider Name RICHARD L. WALTER M.D.
Provider Location Address5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 318 TARZANA, CA 91356
Provider Mailing Address18375 VENTURA BLVD SUITE 614 TARZANA, CA 91356
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameR FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY OF MED & SCI/CHICAGO MEDICAL SCHOOL
Graduation Year1999
Is Sole Proprietor?Yes
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date04-21-2006
Last Update Date03-04-2010


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207R00000X
ClassificationInternal Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.G31570
License StateCA
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

RICHARD L. WALTER M.D.
5525 ETIWANDA AVE
SUITE 318
TARZANA, CA
ZIP 91356
Phone: (818) 528-1270
Fax: (818) 528-1275

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Mailing Address

RICHARD L. WALTER M.D.
18375 VENTURA BLVD
SUITE 614
TARZANA, CA
ZIP 91356
Phone: (818) 908-8048
Fax: (818) 908-8072



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 ID5890703771
PECOS Enrollment IDI20060404000503
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.

  • 78Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck (HCPCS:93880)
  • 66Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention (HCPCS:96372)
  • 61Administration of influenza virus vaccine (HCPCS:G0008)
  • 56Routine EKG using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report (HCPCS:93000)
  • 44Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit (HCPCS:G0439)

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. Richard Walter is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
PROVIDENCE TARZANA MEDICAL CENTER18321 CLARK STREET
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 881-0800Acute Care Hospitals50761

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
E02616MEDICARE UPIN (02)CA
WG31570JMEDICARE PIN (08)CA

Other Providers at the same location


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

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1033104823DR. DENNIS L PERLOW M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology (Gynecology)5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 209
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-8822
1346235157DR. REBECCA L PERLOW D.O.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology (Obstetrics)5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 209
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-8822
1982684023 SAMUEL J ELIAS M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 320
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 774-3838
1679542898DR. TANAZ KAHEN M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology5525 ETIWANDA AVE 209
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-8822
1518926278 ARTHUR STARR MD
Individual
Urology5525 ETIWANDA AVE #215
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 343-0705
1871558031 ROBERT G KAYLAND M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 318
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 525-1410
1437187176 GEORGE E FISCHMANN M.D.
Individual
Specialist5525 ETIWANDA AVE #305
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 705-8787
1689605941 KENNETH S KLEINMAN M.D.
Individual
Specialist5525 ETIWANDA AVE #305
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 300-0081
1639183056DR. KAMRAN TORBATI MD
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology5525 ETIWANDA AVE #216
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-0300
1528077088DR. AARON MELVIN BERMAN M.D.
Individual
Specialist5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 322
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 981-3500
1265537831DR. CHARLES N HEADRICK MD
Individual
Colon & Rectal Surgery5525 ETIWANDA AVE #201
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 996-8505
1295836039MR. CHARLES LEWIS KIMELMAN MD
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 315
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 881-9117
1932294865MR. RICHARD PHILIP CAIN MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 217
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-4800
1487743787 LAWRENCE A MAY M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 222
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-0200
1093804304 KENNETH E NYMAN M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 222
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-1001
1710076054 SALLY B FRANKL M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 222
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-2080
1902980444LMI LABORATORIES INC.
Organization
Clinical Medical Laboratory5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 222
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 344-0200
1720143183DR. PETER RONALD RUBENSTEIN M.D. FACOG
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 200
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 708-0700
1720135353 SAVINA EMILOVA KOLLMORGEN MPT
Individual
Physical Therapist5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE # 110
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 343-3900
1831246735 MARIA KATZ P.T.
Individual
Physical Therapist5525 ETIWANDA AVE SUITE 110
TARZANA, CA 91356
(818) 343-3900

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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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