HB 1454

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Nonemergency ambulance service and physician order.

Abstract

Prohibits a health carrier, the office of the secretary of family and social services, and contractors of the office from: (1) denying payments for nonemergency ambulance services when provided according to a properly executed physician order or certification statement; and (2) making reimbursement for nonemergency ambulance services contingent upon receipt of a physician's order. Requires hospital boards to establish protocols concerning issuing orders for nonemergency transportation. Requires physicians to issue orders for nonemergency ambulance services and specifies contents of the order. Prohibits a health carrier from requiring a covered individual to make greater cost sharing payments for ambulance services that were provided by an out of network ambulance provider. Allows an out of network provider of ambulance services to directly bill a health carrier and specifies determination of reimbursement amount.

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Jan 14, 2021

House

Authored by Representative Baird

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1454.01.INTR.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1454.01.INTR.FN002 PDF

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