CMS | Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Webinars October 7 & 12
From CMS on October 4, 2021
Dear Ground Ambulance Providers and Suppliers,
Please attend our October 7 webinar and October 12 Q&A session to learn about the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System. Both events will use Zoom. Starting January 1, 2023, selected ground ambulance organizations are required to report cost, utilization, revenue, and other information to CMS. Organizations that fail to report may be subject to a 10% payment reduction.
Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System Webinar: Labor Costs – October 7
Thursday, October 7 from 2-3pm ET
During this webinar, CMS will walk through the Labor Cost section of the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument (section 7). The presentation includes examples to help different types of ground ambulance organizations understand how to collect and report data for their paid and volunteer staff.
A Q&A session will follow this presentation. You may also send your questions in advance to AmbulanceDataCollection@cms.hhs.gov with “October 7 Labor Cost Webinar” in the subject line.
- Ambulances Services Center webpage–includes lists of organizations that must collect data starting in 2022
- CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule
- CY 2020 PFS final rule
- Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System: Q&A Session – October 12
Tuesday, October 12 from 2-3pm ET
Do you have questions about the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System? Join this live Q&A session. You may also send your questions in advance to AmbulanceDataCollection@cms.hhs.gov with “October 12 Q&A” in the subject line. We’ll update documents on our Ambulances Services Center webpage with answers to common questions from this session.