Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Ambulance service, basic life support, emergency transport

(bls-emergency)

Service Code: A0429, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$2,330,186.96

Total Times Performed (or Units)

2,913,871

Rank Among All Services

123

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
253,327 New York
191,153 California
182,248 New Jersey
149,540 Pennsylvania
148,377 Texas
145,083 Massachusetts
136,276 Florida
118,735 Ohio
118,685 Illinois
99,817 North Carolina
99,481 Virginia
98,170 Georgia
90,780 Michigan
82,149 Washington
74,383 Maryland
72,538 Connecticut
62,391 Kentucky
61,218 Tennessee
60,417 Indiana
58,357 Wisconsin
58,055 South Carolina
47,866 Alabama
40,145 West Virginia
39,027 Missouri
36,332 Delaware
28,069 Arizona
27,763 Louisiana
26,789 Minnesota
25,230 Iowa
25,064 Colorado
21,852 Kansas
20,228 Rhode Island
18,844 Oklahoma
18,823 Maine
18,668 Mississippi
17,180 Nebraska
15,663 Arkansas
14,297 New Hampshire
13,551 Oregon
12,442 Washington, DC
10,904 Idaho
10,428 Vermont
8,995 New Mexico
8,984 Montana
8,823 Utah
8,429 South Dakota
7,985 Nevada
5,649 North Dakota
3,537 Alaska
2,106 Hawaii
2,055 Wyoming

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
NEW YORK CITY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS CORPORATION

BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11201

Transportation Services, Land Transport

74%

of this provider's 46,072 patients got this service
45,815

Performed in a facility

74%

of this provider's 46,072 patients got this service
1.3
SENIORCARE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES INC.

BRONX, N.Y. 10473

Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic

54%

of this provider's 31,665 patients got this service
25,979

Performed in a facility

54%

of this provider's 31,665 patients got this service
1.5
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE AMBULANCE SERVICE INC

TUKWILA, Wash. 98168

Transportation Services, Ambulance

75%

of this provider's 15,877 patients got this service
19,399

Performed in a facility

75%

of this provider's 15,877 patients got this service
1.6
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE OF CONNECTICUT INCORPORATED

NEW HAVEN, Conn. 06510

Transportation Services, Ambulance

37%

of this provider's 30,831 patients got this service
18,071

Performed in a facility

37%

of this provider's 30,831 patients got this service
1.6
BOSTON PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSION

BOSTON, Mass. 02118

Transportation Services, Ambulance

88%

of this provider's 10,520 patients got this service
16,302

Performed in a facility

88%

of this provider's 10,520 patients got this service
1.8
CARE AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC.

ORANGE, Calif. 92868

Transportation Services, Land Transport

43%

of this provider's 27,239 patients got this service
15,506

Performed in a facility

43%

of this provider's 27,239 patients got this service
1.3
ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC.

LAFAYETTE, La. 70508

Transportation Services, Air Transport

25%

of this provider's 47,738 patients got this service
15,080

Performed in a facility

25%

of this provider's 47,738 patients got this service
1.3
LOUISVILLE JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. 40204

Transportation Services, Land Transport

69%

of this provider's 13,059 patients got this service
14,343

Performed in a facility

69%

of this provider's 13,059 patients got this service
1.6
CATALDO AMBULANCE SERVICE INC

SOMERVILLE, Mass. 02143

Transportation Services, Land Transport

46%

of this provider's 20,447 patients got this service
14,060

Performed in a facility

46%

of this provider's 20,447 patients got this service
1.5
CITY OF CHICAGO

CHICAGO, Ill. 60602

Transportation Services, Ambulance

38%

of this provider's 27,503 patients got this service
13,822

Performed in a facility

38%

of this provider's 27,503 patients got this service
1.3
MONTGOMERY COUNTY MARYLAND GOVERNMENT

GAITHERSBURG, Md. 20878

Transportation Services, Ambulance

59%

of this provider's 15,048 patients got this service
12,660

Performed in a facility

59%

of this provider's 15,048 patients got this service
1.4
GEM AMBULANCE LLC

LAKEWOOD, N.J. 08701

Transportation Services, Ambulance

49%

of this provider's 15,989 patients got this service
12,396

Performed in a facility

49%

of this provider's 15,989 patients got this service
1.6
CITY OF HOUSTON

HOUSTON, Tex. 77002

Transportation Services, Ambulance

59%

of this provider's 15,541 patients got this service
12,392

Performed in a facility

59%

of this provider's 15,541 patients got this service
1.3
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY MARYLAND

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. 20773

Transportation Services, Land Transport

82%

of this provider's 10,003 patients got this service
12,051

Performed in a facility

82%

of this provider's 10,003 patients got this service
1.5
MCT EXPRESS INC

MIAMI, Fla. 33147

Transportation Services, Ambulance

76%

of this provider's 9,308 patients got this service
11,979

Performed in a facility

76%

of this provider's 9,308 patients got this service
1.7
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OFFICE OF TAX AND REVENUE

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20009

Transportation Services, Land Transport

68%

of this provider's 10,340 patients got this service
11,346

Performed in a facility

68%

of this provider's 10,340 patients got this service
1.6
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 19123

Transportation Services, Land Transport

54%

of this provider's 14,806 patients got this service
10,707

Performed in a facility

54%

of this provider's 14,806 patients got this service
1.3
LOS ANGELES CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90012

Transportation Services, Ambulance

30%

of this provider's 28,754 patients got this service
10,535

Performed in a facility

30%

of this provider's 28,754 patients got this service
1.2
BREWSTER AMBULANCE SERVICE INC.

JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass. 02130

Transportation Services, Ambulance

36%

of this provider's 17,529 patients got this service
9,164

Performed in a facility

36%

of this provider's 17,529 patients got this service
1.5
TRI-MED AMBULANCE LLC

KENT, Wash. 98032

Transportation Services, Ambulance

76%

of this provider's 8,058 patients got this service
8,906

Performed in a facility

76%

of this provider's 8,058 patients got this service
1.5
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE OF MASSACHUSETTS INC

NATICK, Mass. 01760

Transportation Services, Ambulance

27%

of this provider's 21,728 patients got this service
8,741

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 21,728 patients got this service
1.5
MOBILE LIFE SUPPORT SERVICES, INC.

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. 12553

Transportation Services, Ambulance

43%

of this provider's 11,122 patients got this service
8,378

Performed in a facility

43%

of this provider's 11,122 patients got this service
1.7
CITY OF BALTIMORE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Transportation Services, Land Transport

47%

of this provider's 12,172 patients got this service
8,279

Performed in a facility

47%

of this provider's 12,172 patients got this service
1.5
CITY OF DETROIT

DETROIT, Mich. 48226

Transportation Services, Ambulance

77%

of this provider's 7,569 patients got this service
8,207

Performed in a facility

77%

of this provider's 7,569 patients got this service
1.4
EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC.

BOHEMIA, N.Y. 11716

Transportation Services, Ambulance

35%

of this provider's 15,430 patients got this service
8,159

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 15,430 patients got this service
1.5
TRINITY EMS, INC.

LOWELL, Mass. 01851

Transportation Services, Land Transport

72%

of this provider's 6,089 patients got this service
7,850

Performed in a facility

72%

of this provider's 6,089 patients got this service
1.8
ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICE OF TEXAS LLC

AUSTIN, Tex. 78721

Transportation Services, Ambulance

18%

of this provider's 35,299 patients got this service
7,789

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 35,299 patients got this service
1.2
COUNTY OF LEE - OFFICE OF COUNTY COMM

FT MYERS, Fla. 33912

Transportation Services, Ambulance

40%

of this provider's 14,770 patients got this service
7,728

Performed in a facility

40%

of this provider's 14,770 patients got this service
1.3
LASALLE AMBULANCE INC

BUFFALO, N.Y. 14215

Transportation Services, Land Transport

51%

of this provider's 8,289 patients got this service
7,424

Performed in a facility

51%

of this provider's 8,289 patients got this service
1.7
COUNTY OF PINELLAS BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

LARGO, Fla. 33774

Transportation Services, Land Transport

23%

of this provider's 23,860 patients got this service
7,169

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 23,860 patients got this service
1.3

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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