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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 ...


SC EMTs say speed bumps jeopardize patients

- 01/20/2015

By Harrison Cahill The State COLUMBIA, SC — Speed bumps aimed at slowing drivers in neighborhoods could be putting ambulance patients at risk, some EMS officials say. The city of ...


NJ ambulance companies facing cash crunch after Medicare crackdown

- 01/18/2015

NJ.com 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 ...


2 hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure

- 01/06/2015

The Baltimore Sun EDGEWOOD, Md. — Two people inside an Edgewood apartment were hospitalized Sunday night after elevated carbon monoxide levels were found, according to the Joppa-Magnolia ...


16 Fla. firefighters needed to move 750-pound patient

- 12/29/2014

By Emily Miller The Sun Sentinel DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — Sixteen people were needed Friday night to maneuver a nearly 750-pound patient out of his Deerfield Beach home and into a bariatric ...


Calif. medics bring medically fragile teen to holiday party

- 12/25/2014

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — An American Ambulance Response (AMR) crew transported a severely injured teenager from the Rady Children's Hospital to a San Diego area homeSunday, Dec. 21 so the ...


Calif. medics bring medically fragile teen to holiday party

- 12/22/2014

AMR gave teen free transport from Children's Hospital to a holiday party with family and friends


How to use stretchers and cots to their full potential

- 12/10/2014

I recall my first shift as a green EMT looking to my experienced Field Training Officer (FTO) to teach me all about this ‘street medicine’ everyone had been talking about in school. ...


Ambulance may not be best resource for non-emergency transports

- 12/02/2014

When I started in the business in the mid-1980s, I worked for a private ambulance service in the suburbs north of Boston. We handled 911 and interfacility transports; it was fairly normal to ...


Ambulance service disbands due to shortage of volunteers

- 12/02/2014

NY ambulance unable to meet growing demands for emergency transport


Ambulance service disbands due to shortage of volunteers

- 12/02/2014

Islip Terrace, N.Y. — The Islip Terrace ambulance service disbanded for one year due to a shortage of EMT volunteers and inability to meet demands for service. Nearby Exchange Ambulance ...


Minivan collides head-on with ambulance; 6 hurt

- 12/02/2014

By Jim Warren Lexington Herald-Leader LEXINGTON, Ky. — Six people were injured Monday in a wreck involving a Harlan EMS ambulance and two minivans on Alumni Drive in Lexington. The ...


Medicare to require approval for non-emergency transport

- 12/02/2014

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News PHILADELPHIA — Seniors living in three states will need prior approval from Medicare before they can get an ambulance to take them to cancer or ...


Grady EMS creates promo video for alternate transport sites

- 11/18/2014

It shows a model that leverages community partnerships to transport patients to alternate care sites and reduce ED visits.


Ambulance service CEO objects to FD taking on transports

- 11/18/2014

By Allison Petty Herald & Review DECATUR, Ill. — Employees and supporters of Decatur Ambulance Service filled the Decatur City Council chambers Monday night, concerned about a city ...


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