Railroad Medicare Releases Results of Ambulance Claim Review

Railroad Medicare Releases Results of Ambulance Claim Review The Study A little over a week ago, Palmetto GBA, the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for the Railroad Medicare program, issued the findings derived from a review of incoming ambulance claims they completed between October and December 2012. Palmetto GBA’s Medical Review (MR) department completed what they […]

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MedPAC – The Ambulance Industry’s Grinch

MedPAC- A.K.A. Grinch! The ambulance industry now has a Grinch! That Grinch, MedPAC, looks to snatch a Merry Christmas from the EMS industry thanks to recommendations handed up to Congress in November. MedPAC, short for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is the independent Congressional agency that advises Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. The […]

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Medicare Ambulance Relief Extension in Congressional Hands

Medicare Ambulance Relief Extension in Congressional Hands Congressional Republicans Propose Relief Extension for 2012 Congressional Republicans have included a one-year extension of Medicare ambulance relief as part of their proposed package to extend the payroll tax holiday, the physician fix and a few other provisions. The American Ambulance Association has also announced that they have […]

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