Emergency Medicine (Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine) in Bessemer, AL

NPI 1720034531 Individual Male Years of Experience 45 Emergency Medicine Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment


Bobby Lewis is a provider established in Bessemer, Alabama and his medical specialization is emergency medicine (undersea and hyperbaric medicine) with more than 45 years of experience. The NPI number of Bobby Lewis is 1720034531 and was assigned on May 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207PE0005X with license number 8498 (AL). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 11 years ago.

Bobby Lewis 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

Bobby Lewis 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 University Of Alabama Hospital.



Provider Name BOBBY R LEWIS MD
Provider Location Address3029 ALLISON BONNETT MEMORIAL DR BESSEMER, AL 35023
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 55310 BIRMINGHAM, AL 35255
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year1977
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date05-25-2006
Last Update Date05-06-2011

Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207PE0005X
ClassificationEmergency Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationUndersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
License No.8498
License StateAL
Taxonomy DescriptionA specialist who treats decompression illness and diving accident cases and uses hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat such conditions as carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, non-healing wounds, tissue damage from radiation and burns, and bone infections. This specialist also serves as a consultant to other physicians in all aspects of hyperbaric chamber operations, and assesses risks and applies appropriate standards to prevent disease and disability in divers and other persons working in altered atmospheric conditions.

Business Address

ZIP 35023
Phone: (205) 497-4083

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Mailing Address

PO BOX 55310
ZIP 35255
Phone: (205) 731-9701
Fax: (205) 297-9411

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 ID3678522695
PECOS Enrollment IDI20050118000198
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.

  • 143Routine electrocardiogram (EKG) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report (HCPCS:93010)
  • 125Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less (HCPCS:11042)
  • 51Management and supervision of oxygen chamber therapy per session (HCPCS:99183)

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. Bobby Lewis is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
(205) 934-4011Acute Care Hospitals10033

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
1204E00000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansOral & Maxillofacial Surgery8498ALNo

Taxonomy Description: oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained to recognize and treat a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. They are also trained to administer anesthesia, and provide care in an office setting. They are trained to treat problems such as the extraction of wisdom teeth, misaligned jaws, tumors and cysts of the jaw and mouth, and to perform dental implant surgery.

2207P00000XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansEmergency MedicineMD.8498ALNo

Taxonomy Description: an emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury.

3207PE0004XAllopathic & Osteopathic PhysiciansEmergency MedicineEmergency Medical Services8498ALNo

Taxonomy Description: an emergency medicine physician who specializes in non-hospital based emergency medical services (e.g., disaster site, accident scene, transport vehicle, etc.) to provide pre-hospital assessment, treatment, and transport patients.

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
510I930615MEDICARE PIN (08)AL
112547MEDICAID (05)AL
108945MEDICAID (05)AL
000011325MEDICAID (05)AL
P00722645MEDICARE PIN (08)AL
515-96731OTHER (01)AL
102I938457MEDICARE PIN (08)AL
1720034531OTHER (01)AL

Other Providers at the same location

The following 2 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1881952786 JULIE KEMP
Nurse Practitioner (Family)3029 ALLISON BONNETT MEMORIAL DR
(205) 996-2273
Clinic/Center (Urgent Care)3029 ALLISON BONNETT MEMORIAL DR
(205) 436-8270

NPI Footnotes

What is the National Provider Indentifier (NPI)?
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Provider Location Address
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Provider Mailing Address
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Entity Type Code
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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
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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.

Provider Enumeration Date
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Last Update Date
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Primary Taxonomy Code
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Authorized Official Name
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