As of January 1, 2018, all transportation (ambulance) services currently covered by Managed Care Organizations (MCO), such as CHPW, will be considered for payment via fee for service (FFS) by the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA).

Effective January 1, 2018, you will need to submit claims related to transportation to the HCA through ProviderOne.

The following are taxonomy and billing codes affected by this change.

Taxonomy codes:

341600000X - Transportation Services/Ambulance

3416A0800X - Transportation Services/Ambulance, Air Transport

3416L0300X - Transportation Services/Ambulance, Land Transport

3416S0300X - Transportation Services/Ambulance, Water Transport

A0427

A0433

A0425

A0170

A0424

A0998

A0999

Billing codes (all ambulance related services):

A0434

A0430

A0431

A0435

A0436

A0428

A0429

A0426

For additional information, please access the following links:

Ambulance and Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA) Transportation Billing Guide

Ambulance Transportation Fee Schedule

If you have any questions, please contact CHPW Customer Service:

Apple Health, (800) 440-1561 or CustomerCare@chpw.org

Integrated Managed Care, (866) 418-1009