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November 4, 2005
 
 
 
 
 
TO:                  Medicaid Commercial and Agency Transportation Providers
 
FROM:            Leslie M. Clement, Deputy Administrator
 
SUBJECT:       Reimbursement Rate Increase
 
Effective for dates-of-service on or after November 4, 2005, Medicaid transportation rates will be increased for the following procedure codes:
 
Commercial Transportation:
 
Procedure Code           Description                   Reimbursement Rate
           
A0110                                     Bus or Van Travel        First Mile - $4.00, Each Additional Mile - $1.11
A0100                                     Taxi intra-city               First Mile - $4.00, Each Additional Mile - $1.11
 
Agency Transportation:
 
Procedure Code           Description                   Reimbursement Rate
 
S0215                          Mileage                        $.44 per Mile
 
This change does not affect current billing procedures or prior authorization requirements.
 
If you have any questions concerning the information contained in this release, please contact Angela Simon, Senior Financial Specialist for the Office of Program Analysis, at (208) 364-1994.
 
Thank you for your continued participation in the Idaho Medicaid Program.
 
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