Blog Archives  /  April 2016

Allure of Whisper Policies

Have you noticed the desk that everybody seems to gather around? Or that one person in the department who gets all the emails from the staff wanting to ask a quick question? Why is it that one person appears to be the go-to? Why can't the rest of the staff figure out the answers themselves? M...

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Get Paid for Community Paramedicine

The Wizard of Oz was always a favorite of mine. When people talk about their community paramedicine (CP) programs and how they are financed and paid, I’m reminded of a famous scene in the movie. When Dorothy first encountered the Scarecrow, she inquired “which way to the land of Oz?&r...

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You Gotta Fight!

I heard a bone chilling story recently about an ALJ hearing (Administrative Law Judge – part of the Medicare appeals process). The story came from a participant in the hearing. During the hearing, the judge was driving in his car. The cell phone in the car kept dropping the call. In a few m...

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Who Does EMS Cleanup?

Hallelujah! Spring is finally here! The arrival of spring brought new EMS field and billing problems to our door. We quickly realized that it’s time for spring cleanup. The question is, who’s doing the cleanup at your organization? From what I hear, many of you just can’t find t...

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