Archive for Tag: emergency services

Committee advances bill increasing Medicaid reimbursement for some ambulance services

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey ranks last in the Northeast for Medicaid reimbursement for basic life support emergency ambulance transports. Assemblyman Kevin Rooney wants that rate increased to stay competitive regionally and align with contemporary costs. His bill (A4505) would raise that reimbursement rate from $58 to $200 per...

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Munoz and DeFuccio bill requiring health care providers to directly coordinate emergency care during telehealth visits passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Raising the standard of care from referral to direct coordination of emergency services during telehealth visits reflects the new reality health care providers are encountering, say Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and DeAnne DeFuccio. Their bill requiring providers to determine the patient’s need for emergency services and then...

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