Why do we use ambulances to transport medically-stable psychiatric patients from a community hospital to an in-patient psychiatric care or mental health facility?
This questionable practice ...
By Porter R. Welch
In July, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in King vs. Burwell. This long-awaited decision is the second case involving the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ...
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The Advance Life Support Unit Medic 2 has kicked off its annual membership drive for the membership year of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Area residents ...
LANSING, Mich. — A bill aiming to increase Medicaid funding for ambulance services was passed by the Senate, and will make its way to the governor for final approval.
The Quality Assurance ...
By Susan Weich
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — A paramedic with the county ambulance district has filed a federal suit claiming his same-sex partner, who initially ...
Wicked Local Medway
MEDWAY, Mass. — Bellingham, Hopkinton, Medway, Uxbridge and Westborough are among 38 Massachusetts towns that will receive $4.6 million in state Medicaid reimbursements ...
By Nikie Mayo
Anderson Independent Mail
WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating allegations of financial mismanagement at Williamston Emergency ...
By Frank Juliano
STRATFORD, Conn. — Two local ambulance services under the same ownership and covering nearly all of Fairfield County, have agreed to pay nearly $600,000 ...
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 ...
Uber, the on-demand car service that is changing the vehicle sharing and taxicab industry, is uniquely poised to deliver on-demand community health care services.
An Uber policy gifts an Uber ...
ROSELLE, N.J. — The federal government's four-month crackdown on ambulance companies that fraudulently bill Medicare to take patients to non-emergency dialysis, chemotherapy ...
By Anthony S. Mangeri, MPA, CEM, EMT, faculty member, Emergency and Disaster Management Program at American Military University
Like emergency management, public health preparedness is a system ...
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 ...
Behavioral health professionals respond along with EMS and police to psychiatric emergencies
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 ...