DR. GEORGE ARTHUR APPLEWHITE M.D. NPI 1770562647

Preventive Medicine (Public Health & General Preventive Medicine) in Picayune, MS

NPI 1770562647 Individual Male Years of Experience 47 Preventive Medicine Public Health & General Preventive Medic... PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About GEORGE APPLEWHITE

George Applewhite is a provider established in Picayune, Mississippi and his medical specialization is preventive medicine (public health & general preventive medicine) with more than 47 years of experience. The NPI number of George Applewhite is 1770562647 and was assigned on January 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 2083P0901X with license number 07620 (MS). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 6 years ago.

George Applewhite 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

George Applewhite 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 Walthall County General Hospital Cah.

NPI

1770562647

Provider NameDR. GEORGE ARTHUR APPLEWHITE M.D.
Provider Location Address1911 READ RD PICAYUNE, MS 39466
Provider Mailing AddressPO BOX 1729 HATTIESBURG, MS 39403
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year1975
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date01-10-2006
Last Update Date04-20-2016


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code2083P0901X
ClassificationPreventive Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationPublic Health & General Preventive Medicine
License No.07620
License StateMS
Taxonomy DescriptionPublic health and general preventive medicine focuses on promoting health, preventing disease, and managing the health of communities and defined populations. These practitioners combine population-based public health skills with knowledge of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention-oriented clinical practice in a wide variety of settings.

Business Address

DR. GEORGE ARTHUR APPLEWHITE M.D.
1911 READ RD
PICAYUNE, MS
ZIP 39466
Phone: (601) 251-3500
Fax: (601) 251-3504

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Mailing Address

DR. GEORGE ARTHUR APPLEWHITE M.D.
PO BOX 1729
HATTIESBURG, MS
ZIP 39403
Phone: (601) 545-3700
Fax: (601) 450-2493



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 ID4587684873
PECOS Enrollment IDI20051201000342
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. George Applewhite is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
WALTHALL COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL CAH100 HOSPITAL DRIVE
TYLERTOWN, MS 39667
(601) 876-2122Critical Access Hospitals251324

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
D73545MEDICARE UPIN (02)MS
320151YJ9FMEDICARE PIN (08)MS
11822529OTHER (01)MS
01900556MEDICAID (05)MS

Other Providers at the same location


The following 4 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1144384173 JOSE A CARLO MD
Individual
Internal Medicine1911 READ RD
PICAYUNE, MS 39466
(601) 450-3500
1912249343 KELVINNA MCLEMORE ALEXANDER NP-C
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)1911 READ RD
PICAYUNE, MS 39466
(601) 251-3500
1407301237 STEPHANIE RACHELLE LUMPKIN-FREEMAN FNP-C
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)1911 READ RD
PICAYUNE, MS 39466
(601) 251-3500
1003013764SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI RURAL HEALTH INITIATIVE, INC.
Organization
Clinic/Center (Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC))1911 READ RD
PICAYUNE, MS 39466
(601) 545-8700

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
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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
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