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Ambulance Services: Medicare Payments Can be Better Targeted to Trips in Less Densely Populated Rural Areas

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Description
Covers factors that affect ambulance costs per trip, how these factors vary across geographic areas, and how well Medicare payments account for geographic cost differences.
Date
09/2003
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data