50th Anniversary EMS Week May 19-25, 2024. Honoring Our Past. Forging Our Future.

Honoring Our Past. Forging Our Future.

Honoring Our Past. Forging Our Future. By S. Mark Talley, Chief Executive Officer*   QMC is proud to stand alongside our nation in honoring 50 years of dedicated service by EMS practitioners during EMS Week, taking place from May 19th to May 25th, 2024. QMC is committed to supporting our partners in the EMS sector […]

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REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES FOR 2024

REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES FOR 2024 BY ED MARASCO, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P (RET)*   The new year has been filled with strong headwinds already for prehospital care medical revenue cycle management (RCM), but the community continues to push forward. As the 2023 holiday season was in full swing, there were some challenges projected ahead; however, […]

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Happy Holidays from the QMC Team to Yours! Quick Med Claims

Season’s Greetings from the QMC family to Yours

Season’s Greetings from the QMC family to Yours BY S. MARK TALLEY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER *   Greetings QMC Clients and Friends,  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all.  With 2023 drawing to a close, I want to thank you all for allowing us to serve you.  2023 was a year where we saw the most […]

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Paving the Path to Medicare GADCS Compliance

Paving the Path to Medicare GADCS Compliance By Sarah DiCicco, MBA*   What is the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Survey (GADCS)? The Medicare GADCS is a one-time requirement established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that mandates all providers of ground ambulance transportation to report department statistics such as expenditures, utilization, […]

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Bipartisan Victory in the Senate: Protecting Veterans’ Access to Lifesaving Ambulance Services

Bipartisan Victory in the Senate: Protecting Veterans’ Access to Lifesaving Ambulance Services By Adam Patterson *   In a significant win for veterans and the ambulance industry, the U.S. Senate recently passed legislation that included an amendment sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas, aimed at preventing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from […]

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Colossal Fail – ET3!

Colossal Fail – ET3! By Chuck Humphrey, B.A., EMT-B, CAC, CACO, CADS, *   What Happened? When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model as a nationwide demonstration program, I was excited. When speaking with my colleagues in the EMS industry, I gushed how I […]

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