Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Review of New Payment Provisions for Ambulance Suppliers in Puerto Rico April 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003," (A-02-04-01013)

December 22, 2004


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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

Our objective was to determine whether Triple S complied with the new Medicare fee schedule provisions for the payment of ambulance services.  We determined that Triple S complied with the new Medicare fee schedule provisions for payment of ambulance services rendered between April 1, 2002 and December 31, 2003.  Accordingly, we have no recommendations.