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National contractor company hosts Q&A teleconference on Oct. 2

The national contractor for Section 1011, TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC, is hosting an ambulance-focused Ask the Contractor Teleconference (ACT) on Tuesday, October 2, 2007, from 1-3 p.m. (C.T.).

According to the TrailBlazer Web site, “Congress has mandated that the Secretary of Health and Human Services directly pay hospitals, physicians, and ambulance providers ... for their otherwise un-reimbursed costs of providing services.” About $250 million per year from 2005 to 2008 divided among the states based a variety of population factors.

Register for the event on the calendar of events page of the Section 1011 website:

This ambulance-specific, question-driven ACT provides a program overview and updates and allows providers the opportunity to participate in a live question and answer segment.

Questions for the teleconference should be submitted in advance through the close of business, Friday, September 28, 2007. E-mail questions to with the subject titled “ACT-Ambulance Question.” The ACT will also conclude with live questions and answers.

A toll free dial-in number and participant code will be provided when your registration is approved. A confirmation e-mail with this information will be sent to the e-mail address provided upon registration. Contact Section 1011 Customer Service toll free at (866) 860-1011 or send an e-mail to with any questions you may have.

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