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SC EMS agency under investigation for financial mismanagement

- 05/20/2015

By Nikie Mayo Anderson Independent Mail WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating allegations of financial mismanagement at Williamston Emergency ...

2 Conn. ambulance firms to pay $600,000 in insurance fraud settlement

- 05/15/2015

By Frank Juliano Connecticut Post STRATFORD, Conn. — Two local ambulance services under the same ownership and covering nearly all of Fairfield County, have agreed to pay nearly $600,000 ...

Good EMS documentation and the ability to get paid

- 04/21/2015

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 ...

7 community health care services Uber drivers could deliver

- 04/20/2015

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 ...

Medicare fraud crackdown closes 11 NJ ambulance providers

- 04/13/2015 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 ...

Measles response and the value of public health preparedness

- 03/26/2015

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 ...

Idaho law would allow EMS to bill for non-ER transports

- 03/25/2015

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 ...

Crisis outreach team partners with EMS for improved care

- 03/16/2015

Behavioral health professionals respond along with EMS and police to psychiatric emergencies

NY volunteer EMS seeks to bill insurance companies

- 02/24/2015

By Valerie Bauman Newsday COMMACK, N.Y. — The Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps will likely start billing patients' insurance companies for emergency services by the end of this ...

Telemedicine may improve health care in rural Ga.

- 02/20/2015

By Maggie Lee The Macon Telegraph ATLANTA, Ga. — A black plastic case the size of a printer holds the future of medicine, according to a Mercer physician who’s part of a pilot ...

EMS Domestic Preparedness Improvement Strategy released by NASEMSO

- 02/04/2015

WASHINGTON — The 2014 Ebola crisis illuminated many of the gaps identified in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Domestic Preparedness Improvement Strategy. In an effort to strengthen ...

Transports of S.C. dialysis patients crippled by Medicare

- 02/01/2015

By Kirk Brown Anderson Independent Mail ANDERSON, S.C. — Ambulance companies in South Carolina have received a windfall of Medicare money in recent years for taking a growing number ...

Ky. ambulance co. settles Medicare fraud case for $1M

- 01/28/2015

The Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The U.S. Attorney's Office says an eastern Kentucky ambulance company has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle a case over Medicare claims. The ...

NJ ambulance companies facing cash crunch after Medicare crackdown

- 01/18/2015 NUTLEY, N.J. — Ambulance companies in New Jersey, which were targeted last year by the federal government for overbilling Medicare for non-emergency transports, have been reeling ...

3 digital health tools that will innovate EMS

- 01/14/2015

By Jamie Davis Every year at the International CES, the global electronics and innovation tradeshow in Las Vegas, I seek out the latest health and fitness technology. For the Health Tech Weekly ...

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