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Turning frustration into action as the end of ET3 puts a wrench in treatment in place, alternate destinations
Agencies and government officials must evaluate performance expectations and funding to determine appropriate EMS delivery models
“If we don’t do something soon with our Medi-Cal rates, then our EMS system is going to implode”
New model would improve resource use and reduce patient, hospital costs
Portland’s Community Health Assess and Treat program was on the verge of having its funding diverted to the FD
The current number of interventions was a factor in ending the model at the end of 2023
The American Ambulance Association details the changing or ending flexibilities and waivers
Three outdated paradigms holding EMS back
The private rates remain below those for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department
“The cost of actually providing services has really outpaced the reimbursement receipt,” said Linda Frederiksen, executive director for MEDIC
GMR’s Brian Henricksen joins Rob Lawrence for a frank discussion on operational deficits
The company said it will try to transfer employees to its emergency division
The new Medicaid-supported plan allows the state to provide and expand programs like Eugene-based CAHOOTS, whose crews include paramedics
Air Methods Corp. cited the No Surprises Act, inflation and under-reimbursement from Medicare as the reason for the closings
Submitted ground emergency medical transportation services should be only for covered services for Medicaid beneficiaries