|Congress just passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, extending the 2% urban, 3% rural and 22.6% super rural Medicare add-ons for ground ambulance services. The Medicare ground ambulance add-ons were set to expire on December 31, 2022, and now they will continue through December 31, 2024, once President Biden signs the Act.|
What About Other Cuts?
The Act also delays a 4% Medicare “PAYGO” cut that was set to go into effect at the end of 2022. The PAYGO cut is delayed until 2025. However, the 2% across the board Medicare sequestration cuts – that have been in effect since 2013 (with a brief suspension during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency) – have been extended through the December 1, 2032.
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