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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Ambulance ServicesHandbook : 2 Ambulance Services : 2.4 Claims Filing and Reimbursement : 2.4.4 Ambulance Claims Coding : Transports Billed Without Mileage
Ambulance transport claims with a billed mileage amount of $0.00 will be reimbursed. To qualify for reimbursement, the transport claim must include a mileage quantity that is greater than zero.
Providers may not include a mileage charge as part of the transport charge or as part of any other charges on the claim.
Payments for ambulance transports are only made if the client is actually transported and the mileage quantity billed is greater than zero. Mileage charges greater than zero will be considered for reimbursement when a transport procedure code is included on the claim.

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