by Jared Staheli
June 25th, 2015
Enrollment of IHS, tribe and tribal organization facilities providing clinical laboratory, ambulance services and Medicare Part B drugs must be provided through the designated carrier. These IHS, tribe and tribal organization facilities must meet all the usual enrollment requirements for the designated carrier. The designated carrier started accepting enrollment applications from IHS, tribe and tribal organization facilities providing clinical laboratory and ambulance services beginning September 1, 2004.
These instructions apply to freestanding or independent clinical labs and independent ambulance suppliers, but not to hospital-based ambulance providers or hospital lab services.