2018 Ambulance Payment Data Released

2018 Ambulance Payment Data Released

2018 Ambulance Payment Data Released AAA Capsule Thanks to the American Ambulance Association’s efforts to keep all of us in the ambulance industry informed the Association has compiled and released the ambulance 2018 Medicare Payment Data Report to all AAA members. The report was compiled and posted using payment data derived from the “Early Edition” […]

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SSNRI and What it Means for EMS Agency

SSNRI and What it Means for EMS Agency What is SSNRI SSNRI is the Social Security Number Removal Initiative. The Federal Government is mandating that all Social Security Numbers (SSNs) be removed from Medicare cards by April 2019. A new number called the MBI- Medicare Beneficiary Number will replace the long-standing SSN-based Health Insurance Claim […]

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Why the Billing Office Must Train

Why the Billing Office Must Train It’s that time of year Next week, our billing office family here at Enhanced Management Services will pause to train. Every single Enhanced staff member is trained as a Certified Ambulance Coder (CAC) using the curriculum supplied by the National Academy of Ambulance Coding (NAAC). This billing office is […]

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When Compassion and Compliance Collide

When Compassion and Compliance Collide New initiatives By now many of you, especially those of you who provide scheduled, routine, non-emergency transports (ie. Dialysis, radiation, etc.) are becoming aware of a new Medicare trial initiative for pre-authorizing approval for claims submitted for these types of transports. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) chose […]

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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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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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The Next Big Change- ICD-10

The Next Big Change- ICD-10 Sit up and take notice! Sit up and take notice! This one’s all you. The content of this blog space is about a new coding initiative. So right now we’ll bet your thinking… “Awesome! Enhanced has this thing under control. Good for them.” Because coding is a billing company thing. […]

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