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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
By Teresa McCallion, EMT
Most agree it takes a community of healthcare providers to offer quality patient care. Unfortunately for many communities, that’s where the agreement ends. While ...
By Nick Nudell, MS, NRP
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) of Health IT is seeking comments from EMS leaders and field professionals on its 2015-2020 strategic plan. Connecting EMS ...