It’s Football Season-Documentation Hints For Sports Injuries

It’s Football Season- Documentation Hints for Sports Injuries

It’s Football Season- Documentation Hints for Sports Injuries Are You Ready for Some Football? Our billing office headquarters is in Pennsylvania. High school football is king in The Commonwealth so many of our clients treat and transport football-induced injuries. Right now, young people everywhere are heading back to school and they are participating in sporting […]

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Clear. Clinical. Documentation.

Clear. Clinical. Documentation. Bloggers note- we posted this blog almost a year ago to the day. It’s one of those topics that never gets old and the information remains as important as it was the first day we posted it. All of us must keep this important concept in mind when documenting our EMS transports. […]

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Friday Night Lights, EMS and ICD-10

Friday Night Lights, EMS and ICD-10 BLOGGER’S COMMENT – Every year, this week in time, we take a minute to review specific documentation tips when treating sports injuries. Let’s hope we never have to use these skills. Have a safe and enjoyable Friday Night Lights! It all Begins Tonight! Our billing office is located in Pennsylvania […]

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Railroad Medicare Cites 32.6% Error Rate for Second Quarter of FY 2017

Railroad Medicare Cites 32.6% Error Rate for Second Quarter of FY 2017 Review Complete Yesterday, Palmetto GBA, the Medicare Administrative Contractor for the Railroad Medicare program, announced that they have completed their widespread review of BLS Non-Emergency ambulance service claims from January through March of 2017. This comprises their announced review for the Second Quarter […]

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Clear. Clinical. Documentation.

Clear. Clinical. Documentation. CMS Three words with impactful meaning anchor our discussion today. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sets the definition of medical necessity of an ambulance patient that all of us in the ambulance billing industry strictly adhere to. The definition centers on the clinical requirement “where the use of other methods […]

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New Stuff From Medicare

New Stuff From Medicare Two Updates Two recent Medicare updates carrying a potential impact on your EMS agency’s cash flow, complete with compliance implications popped up on our radar screen recently. Today’s blog will focus on those two updates. MUEs The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently updated the list of what they call […]

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Friday Night Lights, EMS and ICD-10

Friday Night Lights, EMS and ICD-10 It all Begins Tonight! Our billing office headquarters is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania and tonight is one of the biggest nights of the year. High school football is king in Pennsylvania and tonight is the kick-off night for the 2016 season. This reminds us that young people everywhere, even […]

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Railroad Medicare Pre-Pay Review Upcoming

Railroad Medicare Pre-Pay Review Upcoming It’s coming… In communication from Railroad Medicare (Palmetto GBA) last week, the ambulance industry was notified that the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Office of Inspector General (RRB OIG) and the Office of Inspector General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS OIG) together with internal data analysts had ordered […]

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The Puzzle EMS Billing Has Become

The Puzzle EMS Billing Has Become The missing piece… Have you ever put together a puzzle and found near the end that you are missing a piece or two? It’s frustrating; isn’t it? You have just enough of the pieces put together that you can see the picture you are creating and yet those key […]

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