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Air ambulance charges study could boost Senate surprise bill legislation
Modern Healthcare

A new study documenting high air ambulance charges could bolster a congressional effort to ban the medical transport companies from balance billing for their services.

In 2016, the national median charges for air ambulance services were 4.1 to 9.5 times what Medicare paid for the same services, according to a study published in Health Affairs on Monday by Johns Hopkins University researchers.