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,...
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...
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...
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.
“Because of the collections generated by EMS Billing Services, we were able to upgrade to a new ambulance that is advanced life support capable. Having advanced life support is very beneficial when you have longer transport times like we do.”
“Staying up with all of the regulations is truly a full-time job. Using EMS Billing Services has saved us a lot of time and headaches. This removes a big workload from our volunteers.”
“Revenues are going up steadily.”
“The change in revenue has been phenomenal. Before we started using EMS Billing Services, we were collecting $1,000 or less a year. Now we’re collecting almost $70,000.”
“Qualified, timely and knowledgeable staff make it easy for a small department to maintain acceptability for the changing world of Medicaid/Medicare.”
“EMS Billing has taken the workload and the pressure out of the office by filing and taking care of the claims process. Being the Village manager, it makes my job easier to present to the council the revenue that the EMS is bringing in versus what we are getting.”
“We have purchased a newer rescue unit and a power cot, as well as the fact that because of the income from the billing, have gotten our rescue service completely self sufficient.”
“We actually get something back when we get all the paperwork done.”
“It's a great feeling knowing that everything is being taken care of. It is a big relief. A big weight was taken off my shoulders. Feels great!”
“They became an all-inclusive agency that allowed us to free up more time for our administrative staff.”
“You provide excellent service and provide step by step procedures on how to use the system. Excellent, excellent work!”
“We wouldn't be comfortable working with the insurance companies' and Medicare's coding for billing. It's a necessary job we don't have to worry about! Thanks for your service!”
“Having a billing service frees up time and manpower that is better used in training and other projects to better our department.”
“It is nice to know that people who know what they are doing are taking care of us. I would not want to have to worry about billing our patients directly.”
“All of our runs are being billed. EMS Billing Services makes sure we are in compliance with Medicare and Medicaid.”
“I truly appreciate all the work you guys do. I only hear good things from patients when they have had any interaction from EMS Billing. I take great pride is having a company like you represent us and do the billing.”
“Customer service is great! Never had to talk to a crabby employee and all are very personable! Go to work right away to answer or help with anything.”
“Increased revenue to our small department has been a Godsend for us.”
“We have had nothing but a positive experience with EMS Billing. It was the best decision we could have made in finding someone to do our billing.”
“We are sure that all of the billing is being coded correctly and in a timely manner.”
“We have taken in more revenue since you started billing for us. We recommend your billing service to many who have contacted us.”
“We do not have to spend hours on the paperwork and trying to collect ourselves.”
“You are always there to help me when I need your help. I can count on you to tell me what I need to do to take care of our patients.”