Investors Warn Senate Surprise Billing Fix Could Hurt Air Ambulance Industry

By Ariel Cohen / November 27, 2019 at 11:24 AM
The Senate health committee’s proposal to end air ambulance surprise billing could lead to lower private reimbursement rates for air ambulance providers, and a decrease in private pay rates without an increase in government pay rates could threaten the entire industry, Moody's Investors Service warns. In a Nov. 25 report to investors , Moody’s Investors Service said that the use of a median in-network rate for air ambulance transport would lower overall payments because most air ambulance carriers do not...

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