Stakeholders Push For Air Ambulance Fixes In Surprise Billing Legislation

By Ariel Cohen / June 11, 2019 at 4:55 PM
Stakeholders are pushing the Senate health committee to do more to protect patients from out-of-network air ambulance bills in its final draft legislation to combat surprise medical bills, outlining several policy options they say would neither require input from other committees nor step on the Federal Aviation Administration’s regulatory turf. The proposals include subjecting air ambulance subscription agreements and contracts to regulations or banning their use entirely, setting minimum licensure standards, creating medical necessity deployment standards, informing a patient about...

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