Ambulance Educational Resources

Ambulance Educational Resources

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Medicare Learning Network® Publications

Ambulance Inflation Factor for Calendar Year 2019 and Productivity Adjustment (PDF)
Learn about the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Ambulance Inflation Factor (AIF) for determining the payment limit for ambulance services.

Revision of SNF CB Edits for Ambulance Services Rendered to Beneficiaries in a Part A Skilled Nursing Facility Stay (PDF)
Learn about revisions to the SNF Consolidated Billing (CB) edits that were made to ensure accurate payment of ambulance services rendered to beneficiaries in a covered Part A SNF stay.

Ambulance Transportation for a SNF Resident in a Stay Not Covered by Part A – Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 10, and Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 15 (PDF)
Get clarification on coverage of an ambulance transport for a SNF resident in a stay not covered by Part A, who has Part B benefits, to the nearest supplier of medically necessary services not available at the SNF, including the return trip.

Increased Ambulance Payment Reduction for Non-Emergency Basic Life Support (BLS) Transports to and from Renal Dialysis Facilities (PDF)
Learn about reductions of the ambulance payment by 23 percent for non-emergency Basic Life Support (BLS) transports of individuals with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), to and from renal dialysis treatment (at both hospital-based and freestanding renal dialysis treatment facilities).

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