§ 1245.2. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
ALSAdvanced Life SupportServices provided for life-threatening situations.
Appropriate medical facilityA clinic, rural health clinic, hospital, skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility which participates in the MA Program.
BLSBasic Life SupportServices provided for emergency or nonemergency situations.
ClinicAn independent or hospital operated facility enrolled in the MA Program which is designed to provide preventative diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative or palliative services on an outpatient basis.
General publicPatients other than MA recipients.
IncapacitatedIncapable of sitting, standing or perambulating.
Medical serviceA covered service as specified in Chapter 1101 (relating to general provisions).
MileageThe distance traveled from the point of departure of the ambulance to the point of destination and the return to the point of departure.
Physicians officeA site designated for the sole purpose of providing physicians services to outpatients. This includes a private physicians office located at a hospital or other medical facility.
Specialized servicesInterfacility transportation of critical care patients such as neonatal, prenatal or cardiac patients provided by ALS units.
The provisions of this 1245.2 adopted October 31, 1980, effective November 1, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4257; amended October 18, 1991, effective October 19, 1991 and apply retroactively to August 1, 1989, 21 Pa.B. 4951. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (131130) to (131131).
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