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Springfield Nephrology Associates, Inc., Physician - Nephrology, Springfield, MO

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2013 Awards for SNA
Medicare Covered Preventive Services
Credit Reporting: Monitor and Dispute
Dr. Hussein Alhawari, MD
2013 Medicare Part B Deductible
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By springfieldnephrology on 9/24/2013 12:13 PM

SNA is excited to announce that we were named one of Sprinfield Business Journal's 2013 Choice Employers in SW Missouri.

This is our second award this year. In August SNA won the 2013 Aflred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

By springfieldnephrology on 4/25/2013 8:30 AM
Medicare provides payment for the following preventive services and screenings, subject to certain beneficiary eligibility criteria:  

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Alcohol Misuses Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care Annual Wellness Visit Providing Personalized Prevention Plan Services Bone Mass Measurements Cancer Screenings Breast Cancer (mammograms and clinical breast exam) Cervical and Vaginal Cancer (pap test and pelvic exam (includes the clinical breast exam) Cardiovascular Disease Screening Diabetes Screening Diabetes Self-Management Training Glaucoma Screening Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Screening Immunizations (Seasonal Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B) Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) also commonly referred to as the "Welcome to Medicare" Preventive Visit Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease   Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity Medical Nutrition Therapy (for beneficiaries with diabetes or...
By springfieldnephrology on 2/22/2013 2:32 PM

Check your credit report at least once a year to ensure that there are no inaccuracies. This is a link to review this information: https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp

It is important to review this information and dispute any inaccurate information. This is a link to the FTC website that explains why it is important for consumers to monitor their credit history. http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0151-disputing-errors-credit-reports

Springfield Nephrology Associates, Inc. is supplying the information for your own personal use and does not guarantee the content of the websites we redirect you too. We have no affiliation to these two websites and are not receiving any compensation to post this blog. This is solely for the individual use of our website visitors and a resource that consumers may not be aware of online.

By springfieldnephrology on 1/23/2013 7:53 AM
Dr. Alhawari is joining Springfield Nephrology Associates, effective April 1, 2013, and is coming to us from Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, MO. Dr. Alhawari has been providing exceptional care to his patients since 2009.

Dr. Alhawari received his medical degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology located in northern Jordan. Here, he was ranked third in his medical class.

He completed an internal medicine residency followed by nephrology fellowship training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

In 2007, Alhawari received the Thomas E. Andreoli Award for excellence during his time as a resident in internal medicine. Dr. Alhawari is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, National Kidney Foundation, and Jordan Medical Association.

In his free time, Dr. Alhawari enjoys spending time with family, swimming, playing tennis, and running. His father was a gynecologist...
By springfieldnephrology on 12/28/2012 12:23 PM

The 2013 Medicare deductible amount for Part B coverage is $147.00 and the 2013 co-insurance is 20% of the allowed amount.