We provided an ambulance transport, what do you mean insurance won’t pay?
We hear this question a lot - from patients, paramedics and municipal representatives who may not always appreciate ...
By Aubrey Whelan
The Philadelphia Inquirer
PHILADELPHIA — Billing information for at least 750 patients who used Philadelphia ambulances in 2012 was stolen by an employee of the company ...
By Andrew Pantazi
The Florida Times-Union
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The federal government settled a lawsuit this month filed against a local ambulance company and four hospitals, while ...
By Samantha Malott
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
MOSCOW, Idaho — A bill making its way through the Idaho Legislature will allow EMS responders to treat a patient on site and still be reimbursed ...
County-run service losing money from poor collections and having to replace ambulance fleet
BAY COUNTY, Fla. — Bay County EMS has been losing money since taking over the ambulance center, and is attempting to shorten the time it takes to collect patient payments.
The move 14 ...
The Modesto Bee
SALIDA, Calif. — Employees at the American Medical Response billing center in Salida will continue working on borrowed time, but their employer is firm about closing ...
By Susan Meeker
Glenn County Transcript
GLENN COUNTY, Calif. — The Willows Public Safety Committee met Thursday with other city and county officials to come up with a strategy to overcome ...
Many EMS providers find their work to be a calling - long hours, low pay, and hours of monotony and the mundane, punctuated by minutes of exhilaration and occasional terror.
And, most of us ...
By Valerie Bauman
COMMACK, N.Y. — The Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps will likely start billing patients' insurance companies for emergency services by the end of this ...
A rapid rise in heroin overdoses has caused higher demand for the drug
NEWPORT, Ky. — The costly medication used to counteract the effects of heroin, Narcan, comes with high price tags that the Newport Fire Department says will "completely destroy" ...
By Anne Lindberg
Tampa Bay Times
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Some people who call for emergency medical services in this city may be surprised by what they don't see -- a fire truck or a ...
As more public safety agencies started stocking naloxone in 2014, the cost of the drug used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose has skyrocketed in communities across the U.S.
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Legislation recently introduced in Idaho would allow EMS to charge for services when transporting patients to a location other than the emergency department.