If you accepted funding from the CMS PRF, the deadline to report your expenditures to CMS is February 15, 2021.
The process left out many other employers, including operators of Lehigh Valley ambulance services and pharmacies.
An additional $20 billion in funding for providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic is available.
The service was first forced to cut expenses as revenue dropped by about 30 percent since the start of the pandemic, said Mike Koen, the ambulance service’s director.
Pennsylvania EMS agencies across the state want to know why they were not included in hazard pay grants distributed by the state.
Members of Congress are urging HHS and CMS to expand reimbursements to include treatment in place and provide direct reimbursement for ambulance telehealth use.
There is still $100 billion left in the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program. The deadline to apply for these funds is June 30.
NAEMT is urging its members to take immediate action so your U.S. House Representative signs onto a “Dear Colleague” letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to reimburse EMS for treatment in place (TIP) and telehealth facilitation.
This webinar covers the Public Assistance Process under the Stafford Act and how EMS agencies can apply for cost recovery for costs incurred under the COVID-19 Disaster Declaration.
The COVID-19 pandemic has added operational and financial stresses for private and public ambulance service providers across the country.