EMS Patient Care Report Writing | Documentation 101 | Part 9 – Medical Necessity

EMS Patient Care Report Writing | Documentation 101 | Part 9 – Medical Necessity Welcome to Part 9 in our continuing blog series “EMS Patient Care Reporting Writing/Documentation 101”. Part 1: EMS Patient Care Report Writing Part 2: Field Notes Part 3: Patient Demographics Part 4a: Nature of Dispatch – Emergency vs. Non-Emergency Part 4b: […]

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Medicare Ambulance Relief Extension in Congressional Hands

Medicare Ambulance Relief Extension in Congressional Hands Congressional Republicans Propose Relief Extension for 2012 Congressional Republicans have included a one-year extension of Medicare ambulance relief as part of their proposed package to extend the payroll tax holiday, the physician fix and a few other provisions. The American Ambulance Association has also announced that they have […]

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Recovery Audit Program Extended to Medicaid

Recovery Audit Program Extended to Medicaid White House pushes to further curb waste, fraud and abuse… Last week the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final rule establishing the Medicaid Recovery Audit program.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) touted the program as a key part of the Obama Administration’s […]

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