Repetitive-Transport-Documentation--Consistency-is-Important-Blog-07-21-2017

Repetitive Transport Documentation- Consistency is Important

Repetitive Transport Documentation- Consistency is Important The Same Patient Repeat patients often suffer from chronic illnesses that persist during a period of their life span. Some patients never escape from their condition and others, thankfully improve to the point that they no longer require ambulance transportation. Because we interact with these patients, day in and […]

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Documenting-Causation-for-Illnesses-Blog-10-21-2016

Documenting Causation for Illnesses

Documenting Causation for Illnesses V. Our “Documentation as a Habit” series moves on to Part V this week. In it, we’ll discuss causation or the synonym we use a lot in healthcare terminology, etiology. Last week we talked about mechanism of injury which is basically the trauma part of any causation discussion. This week, we […]

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Best-of-Blog-Blog-09-12-2104

The “Continuous Monitoring” Factor for Inter-facility, Non-emergency Ambulance Transports

The “Continuous Monitoring” Factor for Inter-facility, Non-emergency Ambulance Transports From the Open Door Forum One of the staples of being an ambulance biller is religiously following any information provided by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Ambulance billers can easily follow CMS by participating in the Ambulance Open Door Forum audio-conferences. The Open […]

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Read-Between-the-Lines-Blog-05-09-2014

Between the Lines

Between the Lines Never a Time We’re going to begin this post with a blunt statement. There is never a time when your ambulance billing office can read between the lines! We talk A LOT about the documentation of ambulance transports in this space. Today we’re going to get about as fundament as we can […]

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Rule-Book-Blog-02-21-2014

Billing for ALS Assessments

Billing for ALS Assessments Often misunderstood EMS billing is a science all of its own. One of the often misunderstood topics is when and how to properly bill for an ALS Assessment. Today’s blog serves to educate our clients and friends who read this space regarding when and how to bill for an ALS Assessment. […]

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