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Repetitive Non-Emergent Ambulance Prior Authorization 1-year extention UPDATE 12/4/2017

Member Heather Sharar, December 05

Repetitive Non-Emergent Ambulance Prior Authorization 1-Year Extension Update 12/04/2017

This information comes directly from Novitas Solutions.

The Medicare Prior Authorization Model for Repetitive, Scheduled Non‑Emergent Ambulance Transport is being extended in the current model States of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, ... (Full Story)


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Your Action is Needed for Medicare Ambulance Relief

Member Heather Sharar, October 09

House Committee Passes Medicare Ambulance Relief Bill

On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee voted out favorably an amendment in the nature of a substitute to the Comprehensive Operations, Sustainability, ant Transport Act of 2017 (HR 3729) by Congressman Nunes (R-CA) and Sewell (D-AL). H.R. 3729 would extend for five years the Medicare ambulance add-on payments of 2% urban, 3% rural and ... (Full Story)


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AAP works with PA State Association of Boroughs to understand EMS fiscal woes

Member Heather Sharar, August 24

The AAP has been working with other statewide organizations for assistance in our grass roots effort to increase the Medical Assistance reimbursement as well as passage of HB1013 (Payment for Treat No Transport). Yesterday, Don DeReamus and Heather Sharar participated in a soon to be televised interview with the PA State Association of Boroughs on the issues affecting EMS that will be televised via ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Bureau of EMS Leadership Change

Member TIM HINCHCLIFF, March 06

Dear Colleagues and Friends:

I have accepted a job offer outside of the Department of Health. Having the opportunity to serve as the Director of the Bureau of EMS and having the opportunity over the years to get to know each of you and work with you has been a fascinating experience and truly one of the highlights of my career.

Thank you so much for the value you add to our commonwealth and to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Act 84 (Direct Pay) Participation Form

Member Heather Sharar, September 30

In December of 2015, the legislature passed and Governor Wolf signed Act 84 of 2015 (HB 857). This law reauthorizes the CHIP program and allows an EMS Agency properly dispatched by a PSAP to an emergency call, the ability to accept direct payment from the patient’s insurer if that service is not in-network or contracted with that insurer. This law creates NO mandate on an EMS Agency to participate. ... (Full Story)


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