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317:30-5-336.7.Waiting time
[Issued 12-21-06]
(a) Waiting time is reimbursable after the first 30 minutes when a physician deems it medically necessary for the ambulance provider to wait at a hospital while the member is being stabilized, with the intent of continuing the member's transport to an appropriate hospital for care or back to the point of origin.
(b) The maximum number of hours allowed for waiting time is four hours.

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