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Air Ambulance Use and Surprise Billing

Description
Provides an overview of air ambulance services, including the types and number of air ambulance providers and suppliers, utilization rates by patients, average costs, and the potential for balance billing for air ambulance transport. Summarizes key policies and legislation related to air ambulances, including the No Surprises Act. Presents data on air ambulance utilization by rurality between 2014-2018.
Author(s)
Gina Turrini, Joel Ruhter, Andre R. Chappel, Nancy De Lew
Date
09/2021
Type
Document
Organization
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Health insurance · Healthcare business and finance · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Transportation