The patient is being transported to the closest hospital that can treat him/her. A letter of medical necessity from the attending doctor is helpful.
For Medicare guidelines, it is best to go to the source to get information. The following links will provide information of what Medicare will pay for:
Medicare - The government's main Medicare website.
Medicare Ambulance Transport Document - A link to the document regarding Medicare and ambulance transport payment..
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