Suboptimal care of patients before admission to intensive care: Is caused by a failure to appreciate or apply the ABCs of life support

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Suboptimal care of patients before admission to intensive care: Is caused by a failure to appreciate or apply the ABCs of life support

Publisher
British Medical Journal
Publication Date
Jun 20, 1998
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Law
  • Political Science
License
Unknown

Abstract

Medicare Coverage of Ambulance Services This official government booklet explains: When Medicare helps cover ambulance services What you pay What Medicare pays What to do if Medicare doesn’t cover your ambulance service CENTERS for MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES Table of Contents Medicare Coverage of Ambulance Services � � � � � � � � � 5 Emergency ambulance transportation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 5 Air transportation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 6 Non-emergency ambulance transportation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 6 “Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage” (ABN) for non-emergency transportation � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 6 Voluntary ABN � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 8 Paying for Ambulance Services � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 9 What do I pay? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 9 What does Medicare pay? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 9 How do I know if Medicare didn’t pay for my ambulance service? � � � � 9 Medicare Rights & Protections � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �11 What can I do if Medicare doesn’t pay for an ambulance trip I think should be covered? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �11 What if Medicare still won’t pay? � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 12 Definitions � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 13 “Medicare Coverage of Ambulance Services” isn’t a legal document. Official Medicare Program legal guidance is contained in the relevant statutes, regulations, and rulings. The information in this booklet describes the Medicare program at the time this booklet was printed� Changes may occur after printing� Visit Medicare�gov, or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227

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