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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
In situations where the beneficiary dies, whether any payment under the Medicare ambulance benefit may be made depends on the time at which the beneficiary is pronounced dead by an individual authorized by the state to make such announcements. In each example below, air ambulance transport must have been otherwise medically necessary.
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Last Updated: 10/02/2015
Applies to: Railroad Medicare, Railroad Medicare, JM Part B
Article Topics: Appeals, Redeterminations, and PTANs