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Transportation cost for SNF

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    Hello! All, I would really appreciate if someone can help me out if we can bill for ambulance costs for SNF patient going in and out facility for hospital visits.

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    general hospital visits, no its part of consolidated billing.

    https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Billing...ing/index.html


    .... There are a limited number of services specifically excluded from consolidated billing, and therefore, separately payable. ....


    • certain ambulance services, including ambulance services that transport the beneficiary to the SNF initially, ambulance services that transport the beneficiary from the SNF at the end of the stay (other than in situations involving transfer to another SNF), and roundtrip ambulance services furnished during the stay that transport the beneficiary offsite temporarily in order to receive dialysis, or to receive certain types of intensive or emergency outpatient hospital services;
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