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Medicare Part B pays for physician and ambulance services if -
(1) They are furnished -
(i) To an individual who is entitled to Part B benefits; and
(ii) In connection with covered inpatient
hospital services; and
(2) They meet the conditions set forth in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section.
(1) The physician services are services covered under Medicare Part B and are furnished -
(i) In the hospital, during a period of covered inpatient services; or
(ii) Outside the hospital, on the day of admission and for the same condition that required inpatient admission; and
(2) The physician is legally authorized to practice in the country where he or she furnishes the services.
Ambulance services. The ambulance services are -
(1) Necessary because the use of other means of transportation is contraindicated by the beneficiary's condition; and
(2) Furnished by an ambulance that meets the definition in § 410.41 of this chapter.
This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.
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§ 1302 - Rules and regulations; impact analyses of Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations on small rural hospitals
§ 1395hh - Regulations
Title 42 published on 2015-10-01
The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 424 after this date.
This final rule will update Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) rates, including the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rates, the national per-visit rates, and the non-routine medical supply (NRS) conversion factor under the Medicare prospective payment system for home health agencies (HHAs), effective for episodes ending on or after January 1, 2016. As required by the Affordable Care Act, this rule implements the 3rd year of the 4-year phase-in of the rebasing adjustments to the HH PPS payment rates. This rule updates the HH PPS case-mix weights using the most current, complete data available at the time of rulemaking and provides a clarification regarding the use of the “initial encounter” seventh character applicable to certain ICD-10-CM code categories. This final rule will also finalize reductions to the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rate in CY 2016, CY 2017, and CY 2018 of 0.97 percent in each year to account for estimated case-mix growth unrelated to increases in patient acuity (nominal case-mix growth) between CY 2012 and CY 2014. In addition, this rule implements a HH value-based purchasing (HHVBP) model, beginning January 1, 2016, in which all Medicare-certified HHAs in selected states will be required to participate. Finally, this rule finalizes minor changes to the home health quality reporting program and minor technical regulations text changes.