Blog Archives  /  October 2016

Balance Billing Going Away?

I like my surprises to come in small boxes wrapped with ribbon. Unfortunately for many of our patients that's not the way their surprises arrive. Surprise medical bills are getting a lot of attention in the national news.  The Brookings Institution released a study earlier this month not...

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Mental Health Transport Woes Worsen

This situation makes me sad for everyone involved – ambulance companies working with these patients, billing departments trying to figure out how the heck to get paid for these transports, but mostly, my heart is heavy for the patients themselves. Unfortunately, the worlds of both emergency...

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Politicians as a Billing Resource

Unless you have been living in a Wi-fi-free area for the past several months, there is no way you do not know that it’s election season. The time of year got me thinking about what our politicians do for the EMS industry. Don’t worry; I’m not going to talk about anything politic...

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Top EMS Hot Topics

Fall and spring are conference seasons! It’s that time of year when ambulance associations and industry organizations hold their events. Today I will tell you about a couple questions that I get asked repeatedly when I’m speaking. We will outline ideas of what you can do and where you...

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