Medicare covers nonemergency ambulance transportation when furnished to a beneficiary whose medical condition is such that other means of transportation could endanger the beneficiary's health. Medicare paid Midwood Ambulance & Oxygen Service, Inc. (Midwood), an ambulance company in Brooklyn, New York, $23.5 million for 114,000 claims with payments of $100 or more for nonemergency ambulance transport services provided during 2014 and 2015 (audit period).
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
External entity, if applicable:
Midwood Ambulance & Oxygen Service, Inc.
Brooklyn, NYUnited States
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