Sequestration and Medicare
Due to the continuing budget gridlock in Congress,Â sequestration or a wide range of federal programÂ budget cuts, including Medicare payments to providers and health plans.
Under special sequestration rules for Medicare,Â the reductions are capped at 2 percent of payments and plans for each year of sequestration.
TheseÂ reductionsÂ are scheduled toÂ apply to Medicare Part A and B payments beginning for services rendered April 1, 2013.
EMS|MC will keep you informed of anyÂ changes to the Ambulance Fee Schedule as they are published by CMS and Congress.