Guiding -vs- Chasing Reimbursement

Guiding -vs- Chasing Reimbursement

Guiding -vs- Chasing Reimbursement By Brigit Battaglia Brigit Battaglia, CAC is Director of Process Design and Optimization at Quick Med Claims. Brigit has deep experience in the areas of process development, AI/machine learning, transportation billing and performance improvement gleaned from 12 years in the EMS billing industry.  Ever heard someone say that something is “like […]

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Take Compliance Seriously- Or…It Will Cost You!

Take Compliance Seriously- Or…It Will Cost You! In the News Recently, some scary EMS articles have been published. Here are some headlines… Fla. Ambulance company to pay 1.2M in federal whistle-blower lawsuit <Company name redacted> settles Medicare fraud suite for 12.7M Ambulance company owner sentenced to prison for fraud Feds crack down on Medicare ambulance […]

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Emergency! – Digging Deeper to Define

Emergency! – Digging Deeper to Define Bloggers Note- this week our billing office had a discussion with a client to help provide direction on the question of what constitutes an emergency and the documenting of the use of “lights and sirens”. The discussion is common. Just about two years ago, we added a blog post […]

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Dissecting “The Misunderstoods”- Part I- Billing for ALS 2

Dissecting “The Misunderstoods”- Part I- Billing for ALS 2 Bloggers note- early last year we posted a popular 2-part series talking about a subject we affectionately called “The Misunderstoods.” Because we periodically field questions about these two levels of service and the complexity of documenting properly to obtain maximum reimbursement, we’re offering up the series […]

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Transporting SNF Residents: Choosing the Proper Payer

Transporting SNF Residents: Choosing the Proper Payer This week the industry experts at Page, Wolfberg and Wirth (www.pwwemslaw.com) posted an excellent article in the EMS Legal Update on EMS1.com regarding how to choose the proper insurance payer when transporting Skilled Nursing Facility residents by ambulance. The information is so important that we decided to share with […]

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