Register for the abc360 Conference 2018!

The abc360 conferences are designed to help you understand the cyclical nature of reimbursement and compliance for ambulance services so you can protect your bottom line. Sponsored by Page, Wolfberg & Wirth (PWW), a recognized national leader in the EMS industry,...

Rural Bonus Program Not Extended

The ground ambulance bonus payments program for urban, rural and super-rural areas provided by Medicare failed to be extended by Congress before the December 31, 2017 deadline. However, there still appears to be strong bipartisan support for reinstating these...

Nebraska Medicaid Announces Revenue Decrease

The Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care (MLTC) has announced it is implementing a change in payment methodology for dual eligible Medicare/Medicaid crossover claims, according to Provider Bulletin No. 17-18. Effective July 1, 2017, Nebraska Medicaid will pay the...

Ambulance Inflation Rate Drops

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has revised the Medicare Ambulance Inflation Factor (AIF) for calendar year 2016. The rate has been decreased to -.4 percent. Please make sure your billing staff is aware of this change.