Medicare ambulance services are typically a Part B covered benefit; however, in some situations, it may be covered by Part A. An ambulance transport benefit is a transport provided by an ambulance to beneficiary by land, water or air.

Access the below ambulance related information from this page.

Billing - Access details on claim form completion, fees, mileage requirements, appropriate modifiers, beneficiary death, transports and refusal, and services provided outside the United States

Coverage - Access coverage information on transport levels of service, aborted flights, bed-confinement, destinations, and documentation requirements

Destinations: Covered/Noncovered - View transport destination coverage requirements

Providers vs Suppliers - View identifying differences

Vehicles - View vehicle equipment requirements and access staffing requirements for such vehicles



Last Updated Jun 15, 2018

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