Policy Making & Sausage - The Balance Billing Saga Continues in 2021: Part 3

Policy Making & Sausage: Part 3

Policy Making & Sausage The Balance Billing Saga Continues in 2021: Part 3 By Ed R. Marasco, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P (Ret.)* As you may recall, the No Surprises Act (NSA) was passed earlier this year and serves as a broader (beyond just medical transport) effort to address surprise and balance billing across the healthcare landscape. […]

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Policy Making & Sausage - The Balance Billing Saga Continues in 2021: Part 1

Policy Making & Sausage

Policy Making & Sausage The Balance Billing Saga Continues in 2021: Part 1 By Ed R. Marasco, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P (Ret.)* There is an old saying: “The two things you never want to know about how they are made… public policy and sausage.” The ingredients and process can be very alarming. On the other hand, […]

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ALERT: Georgia Passes State Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills And Balance Billing

ALERT: Georgia Passes State Legislation on Surprise Medical Bills and Balance Billing

ALERT: Georgia Passes State Legislation on Surprise Medical Bills and Balance Billing by Adam Patterson, CADS As discussed in previous articles, “Surprise Medical Bills” and “Balance Billing” have been recent hot topics. The U.S. House and Senate leaders recently passed legislation that would alter commercial insurance billing practices nationally. Georgia became one of many states […]

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Balance Billing Under The Microscope

Balance Billing Under the Microscope

Balance Billing Under the Microscope Growing Concern For some time now, there seems to be a swell of growing concern regarding the practice of balance billing and especially under the microscope is the ambulance industry- air- and ground-ambulance alike. In some cases, there has arisen an almost villainization of the practice that so many ambulance […]

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