Who-Are-You-Blog-06-20-2104

Who’s the New Guy? Really?

Who’s the New Guy? Really? The new hire… Staffing is tight. You just worked an extra 16 hours this week to fill the holes in the schedule which looks like swiss cheese on paper. In walks someone new that you never met. He (or she) sticks out his hand, shakes firmly and proceeds to explain […]

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In-The-Crosshairs-Blog-06-13-2104

More Medicare Claim Processing Insight- Transporting ESRD Patients for Dialysis

More Medicare Claim Processing Insight- Transporting ESRD Patients for Dialysis Second Week in a Row… Last week we filled this space with information from the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) handling Part B claims in Ohio and Kentucky regarding their Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) findings. We provided you with a view of how the CERT […]

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ABC-Building-Blocks

The ABC’s of an Ambulance Billing Company

The ABC’s of an Ambulance Billing Company DNA There are many ambulance billing companies out there. These companies come in all sizes and shapes. Some are good; really good. Some are bad; really bad. A really good ambulance billing company has a basic DNA that involves these ABC’s. The same basics may apply to the […]

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Without-You-Blog-05-23-2014

Without You?

Without You? Imagine… Imagine your world without EMS. Hard to do isn’t it? What would your community do if you and the other “you’s” that make up your local first responder scene didn’t do what you do, everyday? Think about what you contribute to your community as an EMS provider. Think about the impact that […]

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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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Questions-to-Ask-Blog-05-02-2014

Non-Emergency Transports- Two Questions to ALWAYS Ask

Non-Emergency Transports- Two Questions to ALWAYS Ask Big Brother’s Watching! Never before has the ambulance industry been so much under the microscope when it comes to billing and receiving payment for ambulance transports- especially non-emergency transports. Federal Government, State Governments, you name it. “Big Brother” is watching what we do. The focus has increased dramatically […]

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Insurance-Coverage-Doesn’t-Mean-Insurance-Payment-Blog-04-22-2016

Insurance Coverage Doesn’t Mean Insurance Payment

Insurance Coverage Doesn’t Mean Insurance Payment In the news… The local newspaper that serves the area surrounding the offices featured a story about a large hospital system in this area that is realizing significantly lower insurance payments as the effects of the Affordable Healthcare Act (a.k.a. “Obamacare”) kick in. “Just because there are more insured, […]

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