Marisa Mellett, based in Texas, is an established non-participating provider of Medicare. Medicare is a federal health insurance program. It is for people who are 65 years old or older. It is also for younger people with disabilities and end-stage renal disease or ESRD. Medicare works with your other insurance to coordinate who is going to pay first. As a provider, she can charge up to 15% more than Medicare’s approved amount for the cost of rendered services. This is besides the normal deductible and coinsurance costs of a Medicare beneficiary. Some states have restrictions on the limiting charge when you see non-participating providers. She still needs to submit a claim to Medicare even if you pay the full cost of your care upfront. You will then receive reimbursement from Medicare. It can be up to 80% of the Medicare-approved amount for the rendered services.
Marisa Mellett’s NPI number, assigned on March 19, 2018, is 1144724907. The NPI number is a number assigned by the NPS to identify a health care provider. The number in the 10th position is an ISO standard check-digit.
She has a primary taxonomy code which is 106S00000X. The code designates the provider type, classification, and specialization. The Healthcare Provider Taxonomy provides the code list. The NPS associates data with the license data for providers having an Entity type code of 1. This code refers to an individual human being furnishing health care. A code of 2 is for an entity other than an individual human being furnishing health care. These include hospitals, pharmacies, and more.
Marisa Mellett is a behavior technician. This means she implements components of behavior-analytic treatment plans developed by the supervisor. She practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a behavior analyst. In the absence of a behavior analyst, an assistant behavior analyst can take place. The assistant behavior analyst should have certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. If not, he or she should have credentials from a state, such as through licensure. Marisa Mellett also collects data on treatment targets as a behavior technician. She conducts certain types of behavioral assessments as well. An example of such an assessment is the stimulus preference assessment. She only provides services assigned by the supervisor. She is not responsible for designing treatment or assessment plans or procedures.
Her license number is RBT-17-38563. The NPS accommodates several license numbers for multiple specialties and states. The NPS associates this data element with the provider taxonomy code.