Maine - LD998

An Act To Adequately Pay for Emergency Medical Services

Introduced

March 11, 2017

Description

An amended version of this bill increases, beginning March 1, 2018, the reimbursement rate for ambulance services under the MaineCare program under current law from 65% to 70% of the average allowable reimbursement rate under Medicare. It provides that the Department of Health and Human Services may not lower any reimbursement rates for ambulance services below the rates as of January 1, 2017.

Our Position

Support

Commentary

This bill is carried over to the 2018 legislative session

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