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Ambulance The Trump administration has said that only allowing Medicare to pay for patients to be taken by ambulance to an emergency room “hinders creation of a value-based system.” (Photo: Shutterstock)

The department of Health and Human Services is planning a test—allowing ambulances to take patients to destinations other than hospitals to try to cut down on unnecessary hospital trips.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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