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Library: Policy

317:30-5-336.4. Transport outside of locality

Revised 7-1-13

(a) If ambulance transportation is provided out of the transport locality, the claim must be documented with the reason for the transport outside of the service area.

(b) If it is determined the member was transported out of locality and the closest facility could have cared for the member, payment will be made only for the distance to the nearest medical institution with the appropriate facilities.

(c) Any transportation which begins or ends outside of the Oklahoma geographic border requires prior authorization. The exception to this rule is if transportation begins or ends within 100 miles of Oklahoma=s geographic border, no prior authorization is required.

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