H.R.1005 - Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2011

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to ambulance services under the Medicare program. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to ambulance services under the Medicare program. as introduced.
  • Short: Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2011 as introduced.

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03/10/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Charles Boustany

R-LA

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Official Summary

Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to increase to 6% the rate of increase in the fee schedule for ground ambulance services furnished between January 1, 2012, and January 1, 2018, in rural and urban areas. Extends to

Official Summary

Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to increase to 6% the rate of increase in the fee schedule for ground ambulance services furnished between January 1, 2012, and January 1, 2018, in rural and urban areas. Extends to January 1, 2018, the increase in the base rate of the fee schedule the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) is required to make for a trip in the case of ground ambulance services furnished on or after July 1, 2004, for which the transportation originates in a qualified low population density rural area.

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