EMS Reimbursement Update| March 2013
Sequestration and Medicare
Due to the continuing budget gridlock in Congress, sequestration or a wide range of federal program budget cuts, including Medicare payments to providers and health plans.
Under special sequestration rules for Medicare, the reductions are capped at 2 percent of payments and plans for each year of sequestration.
These reductions are scheduled to apply to Medicare Part A and B payments beginning for services rendered April 1, 2013.
EMS|MC will keep you informed of any changes to the Ambulance Fee Schedule as they are published by CMS and Congress.