Monday, January 23, 2006

Improper payments in Medicare transport program

Just came upon this tonight on ResourceShelf Docuticker. You can find a PDF link there.

Medicare--Ambulance Payments
Source: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General
Medicare Payments for Ambulance Transports (PDF; 836 KB)
"Twenty-five percent of ambulance transports did not meet Medicare’s program requirements, resulting in an estimated $402 million of improper payments."

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