Medicare Chapter 10 Quiz

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Medicare Chapter 10 Quiz.


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  • 1. 
    There are many laws that govern how an ambulance vehicle must be in compliance with State and local laws.  Under these laws name which item below is not required to be contained in the ambulance to be in compliance?
    • A. 

      Sirens

    • B. 

      Stretcher

    • C. 

      EMT

    • D. 

      Warning lights

    • E. 

      Oxygen Equipment

  • 2. 
    True or False?   A Physicians Certification Statement is the only document necessary to prove that a non-emergency ambulance transport is medically necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To be considered bed confined which of the following must apply? 
    • A. 

      Unable to get up from bed without assistance

    • B. 

      Unable to ambulate

    • C. 

      Unable to sit in a chair or wheelchair

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The only time a no transport situation may be considered an exclusion under the no transport rules and qualify for Medicare payment is when the patient is pronounced dead after the ambulance has been dispatched to the scene but prior to the patient being loaded into the ambulance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following destinations would not generally be considered a covered destination?
    • A. 

      Hospital

    • B. 

      Skilled Nursing Facility

    • C. 

      Physician's Office

    • D. 

      Beneficiary's Home

  • 6. 
    True or False? Medicare pays for ambulance transportation to any facility that a patient requests to be transported to.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False? We are referring to locality with respect to ambulance service when we speak of the area surrounding the institution to which individuals normally travel or are expected to travel to receive hospital or skilled nursing services.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False? Medicare will pay for transport of a patient requiring services that are not available at the sending facility providing the ambulance transport is medically necessary and the patient is being transported to the closest appropriate facility that can provide this care. (ref 10.3.6)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Air Ambulance Services are the other type of ambulance transportation, besides "ground ambulance," that's addressed in the Chapter 10 Ambulance Service Manual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False?  Medicare requires that the signature be obtained at the time of the transport.  If it is not obtained at the time of transport you can not bill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following services would be considered an ALS2 (advance life support level two) service and qualify for billing and payment at the ALS2 level of service?
    • A. 

      Administering of oxygen

    • B. 

      Endotrachel Intubation

    • C. 

      IV attempt

    • D. 

      EKG monitoring

  • 12. 
    True or False? The Medicare Claims Processing Manual is the Medicare instructional manual is used for processing ambulance service claims.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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