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Jan
11
2021

AAMS Special Town Hall – Balance Billing Legislation Explained

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On Sunday, December 27th, President Trump signed into law the massive legislative package that includes legislation that ends the practice of balance billing. That legislation includes new restrictions for air ambulance billing, as well as the creation of an Independent  Dispute Resolution Process to settle payment disputes between insurers and air ambulance providers. The legislation also creates a data collection program for air ambulances and an additional air ambulance advisory committee to look at issues of tiered reimbursement, vehicle type, and unnecessary concentration of aircraft.

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Dec
24
2020

AAMS LEADERSHIP UNVEILS NEW STRATEGIC PLAN

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During a virtual Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) annual membership meeting on December 15 a new vision, mission, and strategic plan was communicated to the membership during the hour-long webinar that can be accessed here.

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Dec
16
2020

AAMS Member Alert: Negotiations on Balance Billing Continue

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As of this writing, House and Senate Leadership continue to negotiate the year-end legislative package that will include a continuation of federal government funding as well as a possible COVID relief package. That bill is also the vehicle for the proposed balance billing legislation AAMS reported over the weekend.

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Dec
14
2020

AAMS Member Alert: Compromise on Balance Billing Legislation

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Multiple House and Senate Committee leaders reached a compromise on balance billing legislation late Friday night that includes provisions for air ambulance providers and will have a dramatic impact on the healthcare community as a whole. A press release on the compromise, and the full text of the draft legislation and a “section-by-section” summary, can be found here.

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