WHO PAYS FOR YOUR MEDICAL TRANSPORT TRIP?
Many people want to know what services are covered under their different insurance programs. This can be a challenging, yet vital part when searching for a transportation provider. We want our customers to be well informed throughout the process, so this information should help.
Currently, Mile High Ambulance participates with the following networks: Total Transit, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna and Rose Medical Center HealthOne.
Below you can learn more about the insurance coverage and other financial considerations provided by the different programs
THE MEDICARE PROGRAM
What does the Medicare Program Cover?
The Medicare Part B Program DOES cover:
What is not covered under the Medicare Program?
The Medicare Program does NOT cover:
Who is the Medicare Program designed for?
The Medicare Program was designed for:
THE MEDICAID PROGRAM
What is the Medicaid Program?
Medicaid is a state program that is financed by the county, state, and federal government.
What does the Medicaid Program cover?
The Medicaid Program DOES cover:
- Stretcher Transports
- From hospital to doctor’s office, nursing home, residence, and to another hospital
- From SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility) to another SNF
- Discharges from hospital to home or SNF
- From residence to doctor’s office, hospital, wound care, and/or to dialysis
Dual eligible patients should be called in prior to transport for consultation.
COLORADO NO FAULT (PIP)
What is the Colorado No Fault?
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in the state of CO, your auto insurance carrier may provide for transportation in the event it is medically necessary. In these instances, the No Fault or the Pip Fee schedule is utilized.
In summary, medical transportation billing, like most of health care, is complicated and difficult to navigate. After years in the medical transportation industry, we consider ourselves experts when it comes to billing for our services. Our collection rate from third party payers averages 96%, which is excellent when compared to industry standards. Our billing expertise will certainly benefit our clients.