S.1350 - Medicare Ambulance Payment Reform Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Dayton, Mark [D-MN] (Introduced 08/03/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||08/03/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
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Summary: S.1350 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Medicare Ambulance Payment Reform Act of 2001 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to revise requirements for payment for ambulance services concerning: (1) the establishment of a fee schedule; and (2) the coding system specifying the medical condition of the individual transported by an ambulance and the appropriate level of transportation service.
Introduced in Senate (08/03/2001)
Amends SSA titles XVIII (Medicare) (including part C (Medicare+Choice) of the Medicare program) and XIX (Medicaid) to establish a prudent layperson standard for justification of emergency ambulance services under Medicare and Medicaid.