Billing and Administration
FULL LIST OF Billing and Administration Topics
Bill: Leave air ambulance patients out of cost discussion–
The hearing concluded that some air ambulance bills were too high and some insurance companies offered too little reimbursement
5 EMS compliance resolutions–
Ensure your EMS billing is in compliance at the start of the calendar year or fiscal year with five important resolutions
Why quality of care and patient satisfaction should matter to your agency–
As patient satisfaction surveys begin to affect Medicare reimbursement for physicians and hospitals, EMS agencies should consider ways to improve care and reduce costs
NM patient slammed with pricey air medical transport bill–
The air transport company is the subject of as many as six class action lawsuits over allegations of overpricing
Pa. EMS agency accidentally collects funds from other towns–
The nonprofit agency sent out subscription payments to the town they serve, unaware several other towns share the same ZIP code
5 things you need to know to survive a Medicare audit–
Careful documentation and billing compliance can help you successfully navigate the audit process
Ark. ambulance service plans to hire human resources professional–
An audit of the company’s business practices highlighted the need for an HR professional
W.Va. voters to decide EMS levy–
If passed, the county will implement "zero-balance billing" for emergency ambulance calls
Mass. city owed $375K in fees for ambulance services–
The city wrote off the 276 accounts from the past year as "uncollectible debt"
7 federal payer expectations of EMS–
Here are the seven expectations all ambulance services should strive to meet when dealing with Medicare, Medicaid and other federal payers
Air ambulance lawsuit becomes class action–
Four Okla. air ambulance agencies have been sued for overcharging for aeromedical services
Maine council considers EMS billing policy–
Officials said the city never set a collections policy into ordinances when the ambulance service started in 2014, relying on normal city collection practices
How to buy an incident-management system for EMS operations–
Look for these six features when adding technology to incident management, especially for large-scale incidents
Ambulance insurance raises liability questions–
A Virgin Islands EMT union said ambulances have been uninsured and unregistered for at least seven months
5 costly EMS documentation mistakes–
Here are the five EMS documentation mistakes that deny patients coverage they deserve and EMS agencies fair compensation for their services
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- Why EMS personnel need an off-duty bailout bag
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- Quiz: How accurately can you triage 10 MCI patients?
- Tensions flare over Calif. ambulance response to calls
- What happens to EMS when Trump, Congress repeal Obamacare?
Quiz: Where should you take your long-overdue vacation from the station?
Being an EMT isn't easy. You deserve a relaxing vacation, whether your chief believes you or not.