DR. IRFAN IFTIKHAR MD NPI 1851357248

Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) in Houston, TX

NPI 1851357248 Individual Male Years of Experience 32 Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment Medicare Quality Reporting

About IRFAN IFTIKHAR

Irfan Iftikhar is an internal medicine provider established in Houston, Texas and his medical specialization is internal medicine (cardiovascular disease) with more than 32 years of experience. The NPI number of Irfan Iftikhar is 1851357248 and was assigned on April 2006. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207RC0000X with license number J6497 (TX). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 2 years ago.

An internist like Dr. Irfan Iftikhar Md 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.

Irfan Iftikhar 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

Irfan Iftikhar 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 Houston Methodist West Hospital.

The provider participated in Medicare's Quality Payment Program and the following quality measures were reported: coronary artery disease (cad): antiplatelet therapy, documentation of current medications in the medical record, engagement of patients through implementation of improvements in patient portal, e-prescribing, implementation of improvements that contribute to more timely communication of test results, ischemic vascular disease (ivd): use of aspirin or another antiplatelet, medication reconciliation, onc direct review attestation, onc-acb surveillance attestation (optional), patient-specific education, pi bonus for submission of eligible improvement activities using cehrt, provide patient access, secure messaging and security risk analysis. The Quality Payment Program aims to improve population health, reduce costs and improve the care received by Medicare beneficiaries.

NPI

1851357248

Provider NameDR. IRFAN IFTIKHAR MD
Provider Location Address2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 600 HOUSTON, TX 77084
Provider Mailing Address2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 600 HOUSTON, TX 77084
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameOTHER
Graduation Year1989
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date04-25-2006
Last Update Date10-18-2019


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207RC0000X
ClassificationInternal Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationCardiovascular Disease
License No.J6497
License StateTX
Taxonomy DescriptionAn internist who specializes in diseases of the heart and blood vessels and manages complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening, abnormal heartbeat rhythms.

Business Address

DR. IRFAN IFTIKHAR MD
2222 GREENHOUSE RD
SUITE 600
HOUSTON, TX
ZIP 77084
Phone: (281) 646-9911
Fax: (281) 579-1709

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Mailing Address

DR. IRFAN IFTIKHAR MD
2222 GREENHOUSE RD
SUITE 600
HOUSTON, TX
ZIP 77084
Phone: (832) 230-5065
Fax: (281) 579-1709



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 ID8628051968
PECOS Enrollment IDI20100505000530
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.

  • 478Routine EKG using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report (HCPCS:93000)
  • 349Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers (HCPCS:93971)
  • 178Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies (HCPCS:78452)
  • 161Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function (HCPCS:93306)
  • 160Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers (HCPCS:93970)
  • 140Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck (HCPCS:93880)
  • 18Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of both legs (HCPCS:93925)
  • 12Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart (HCPCS:93458)

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
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Antiplatelet Therapy 93% 486
Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) seen within a 12 month period who were prescribed aspirin or clopidogrel
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record 100% 2893
Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older for which the eligible professional or eligible clinician attests to documenting a list of current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the-counters, herbals, and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications' name, dosage, frequency and route of administration
e-Prescribing 94% 1247
At least one permissible prescription written by the MIPS eligible clinician is queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.
Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet 91% 65
Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period, or who had an active diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement period, and who had documentation of use of aspirin or another antiplatelet during the measurement period
Medication Reconciliation 96% 119
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 28% 704
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.
Provide Patient Access 93% 704
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 65% 704
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.

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. Irfan Iftikhar is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
HOUSTON METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL18500 KATY FREEWAY
HOUSTON, TX 77094
(832) 522-1000Acute Care Hospitals670077

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
128743506MEDICAID (05)TX
8B9540OTHER (01)TX
060070941OTHER (01)TX

Other Providers at the same location


The following 18 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1710317656 ANDREA MICHELLE GARZA COTA
Individual
Occupational Therapy Assistant2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 900
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(832) 230-1518
1336562149 ZAHRA HEJAZI
Individual
Speech-Language Pathologist2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 900
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(832) 230-1518
1689099780 AKILAH MCFARLAND
Individual
Specialist/Technologist (Speech-Language Assistant)2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 900
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(832) 230-1518
1336557560FULSHEAR FAMILY HEALTH CONSULTANTS
Organization
Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 200
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(832) 230-4162
1548285406DR. MUBARAK ALI KHAWAJA M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE# 400
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 599-8070
1083964159MEDICAL ASSOCIATES OF KATY PLLC
Organization
Internal Medicine2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 200
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 206-8070
1346799541HOUSTON RHEUMATOLOGY INSTITUTE PLLC
Organization
Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)2222 GREENHOUSE RD BLDG 800
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 851-7088
1427508001 HANNAH HERRING-BLACK CCC-SLP
Individual
Speech-Language Pathologist2222 GREENHOUSE RD 9010
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(832) 230-1518
1518417963MRS. TONYA MORELAND MILTON M.A., CCC-SLP
Individual
Speech-Language Pathologist2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 900
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(832) 230-1518
1194269969MRS. RASHMI PRASLA MOMIN FNP-BC
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 400
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 599-8070
1760929822 MOLLY KYLE ABEL NP
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Family)2222 GREENHOUSE RD
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 599-8070
1972038362RENAL CLINIC OF HOUSTON
Organization
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 15
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(713) 464-9100
1013443274RAHUL PRAKASH, M.D., P.A.
Organization
Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology)2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 15
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(713) 464-9100
1952665234DR. ASIM ALI KHAWAJA M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 400
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 599-8070
1114275484 SYED SHADAAB MOOSAVI M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine2222 GREENHOUSE RD STE 200
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 206-8070
1023204567CARDIAC INTERVENTION SPECIALISTS, P.A.
Organization
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)2222 GREENHOUSE RD SUITE 600
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 646-9911
1457595530 CAROLINE KIM
Individual
Surgery2222 GREENHOUSE RD STE 1800
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(713) 464-2100
1427307602BELLEVUE DIALYSIS LLC
Organization
Clinic/Center (End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment)2222 GREENHOUSE RD
HOUSTON, TX 77084
(281) 829-5941

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
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Entity Type Code
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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
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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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Primary Taxonomy Code
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