By Teresa Auch Schultz
CROWN POINT, Ind. — The federal government has seized almost $2 million from the bank accounts of a Crown Point ambulance company accused of defrauding ...
After reading this story on nonpaying responses in Pennsylvania and another one about a "surprise bill" for a paramedic response in California, I am beginning to wonder whether EMS ...
Most companies can't bill for one out of four calls.
By Paul Van Osdol
Action News 4
ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Whether it's a cup of tea or a car wreck, ambulance companies will respond when 911 calls them out. Action News Investigates ...
By Kevin Fairlie
In September of 2015, the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report titled "Inappropriate Payments and Questionable ...
News continues to raise the alarm about EMS organizations — both paid and volunteer — that fail to meet response time promises or even respond at all. Some agencies are unable to ...
By Ken Carlson
The Modesto Bee
MODESTO, Calif. — In a notice to Stanislaus County’s Board of Supervisors, a contractor for American Medical Response said it will lay off 47 remaining ...
HAGATNA, Guam — Two employees of a Guam ambulance company have admitted guilt in a conspiracy to defraud the federal government of nearly $11 million.
Trevor Cruz ...
Paying for an EMS service is a complex and costly proposition. We often do not think about the medical coders and billers who work behind the scenes to make sure that our services are appropriately ...
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — An EMS employee has been fired over accusations of falsifying Physician Certification Statements for non-emergency transports to expedite Medicare reimbursement.
By Charles D. Perry
The Sun News
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — With unpaid EMS bills continuing to mount, Horry County officials on Monday rolled out a strategy for recouping some of that outstanding ...
By Allen Worrell
The Carroll News
CARROLL COUNTY, Va. — In an effort to generate an additional $127,270 of revenue for its fire and rescue agencies, Carroll County will begin aggressively ...
Air medical services have been part of the prehospital care landscape since its inception. From private industry to publicly-funded systems, helicopters and fixed-wing aircrafts have provided ...
By Troy Carter
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Earlier this month, a Summit Air Ambulance helicopter raced up Hyalite Canyon south of Bozeman in search of a skier impaled on a tree.
HOUSTON COUNTY, Tenn. — EMS1 expert commentary prompts a local news channel to further investigate the controversial requirement for Houston County EMTs to call the local hospital before ...