INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Vendor rate increase for ambulance services.
Effective Date: July 1, 2002.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement a 1.5% vendor rate increase for fee-for-service programs, as authorized by the 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act. MAA will implement the following rate changes for ambulance services:
|•||The amount of the vendor rate increase allocated for ground ambulance services will be applied entirely to the base rates (first client only); and|
|•||The amount of the vendor rate increase allocated for air ambulance services will be applied entirely to the liftoff fees.|
July 3, 2002
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section