View all text of Subpart G [§ 424.100 - § 424.109]

§ 424.109 - Payment to the beneficiary.

Medicare pays the beneficiary for emergency services if the following conditions are met:

(a) The hospital does not have in effect an election to claim payment.

(b) The beneficiary, or someone on his or her behalf, submits -

(1) A claim that meets the requirements of § 424.32;

(2) An itemized hospital bill; and

(3) Evidence requested by CMS to establish that the services meet the requirements of this subpart.