Non-Emergency Medical Transport

Dialysis Patients’ Access to Care Threatened by Medicare Cuts for Ambulance Transport

30 May Dialysis Patients’ Access to Care Threatened by Medicare Cuts for Ambulance Transport

Access to care may be in jeopardy for some dialysis patients as a Medicare cut is looming on the horizon for ambulance reimbursement. The new Medicare reimbursement rate may fall below a company’s cost of providing ambulance transport services to patients.  Medicare administrative contractors have...

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nonemergency transports

13 Jan Medicare’s Pilot Program to Crack Down on Fraud Adversely Impacts Patients — Nonemergency Transports

The Medicare program last year implemented a pilot program in three states, including South Carolina, in response to the increased use of nonemergency ambulance transports between 2002 until 2011. Private ambulance company owners in South Carolina have become increasingly critical of Medicare’s experiment to eliminate...

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