Awareness : Compliance Publications/Updates

Medicare Reimbursement of Emergency Health Services Furnished to Undocumented Aliens Fact Sheet

This fact sheet informs ambulance services, hospitals including Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), physicians, and Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities in specific states that funds remain available for certain emergency health services provided to undocumented aliens. As of February 2013, the Section 1011 program disbursed $945.5 million in provider payments in response to over 1.5 million payment requests.

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