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Texas Ambulance Association Meeting TrailBlazer Health 10/3/11

Added: August 29, 2011


Please review the agenda for the meeting set for October 3rd 2011 at 10am.  The meeting will be located in Dallas Texas Trailblazer Health Enterprises, LLC building.





Discussion of agenda items:

                     I.      Ambulance Policy for Hospital to Hospital Transports

                     II.      Appeals Timeframe

                     III.      Hospice Denials

                     IV.      Ambulance Local Coverage Determination(LCD) Policy


a.       Does TrailBlazer have plans to expand the ICD-9-CM codes on Table 1 and 2?

b.      Utilization Guidelines for repetitive transports

1.      How long will TrailBlazer continue to deny the repetitive transports?

                    V.      Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System ( PECOS ) and Enrollment Issues


a.       Go through the enrollment process for Ambulance Suppliers

1.      Time Frame to process an application.

2.      Site Visits Information.

3.      If additional information is required, what is the time frame to receive the information and consequences if not received?

                     VI.      Open Forum



TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC

8330 LBJ Freeway

Executive Center III

Dallas, TX 75243


For more informaiton, Contact:

Gail Atnip
Senior Provider Relations Representative
TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC
Phone: (903) 463-0720