Reflecting on EMS Week 2019

EMS Professionals & EMS Videos

Michelle Corey, AIM Director of Operations, reflects on her admiration for the EMS professionals during EMS Week 2019. 

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EMS Best Practice #10: Reduce Costs and Improve Quality with an Integrated EMS System

EMS Workflow

Your EMS operation is an integrated process, so it needs a cleanly integrated system across dispatch, ePCR, and billing. EMS agencies continue to struggle to make ends meet. The cost of EMS patient care continues to rise, while ambulance reimbursement rates continue to disappoint. In addition, Federal and state regulations continue to multiply. When payers and regulators fail to see the immense value EMS brings to healthcare, economical solutions can be hard to find.

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Beware of Compliance-Person Voice!

EMS Cartoons & EMS Billing

Yikes! When the compliance voice is activated, everybody runs. Poor EMS tech!

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Featured EMS Hero: Thomas, Volunteer Firefighter & EMT

EMS Professionals & EMS Videos

Hear from Thomas who serves in Stowe, Pennsylvania as he talks about his team's ongoing training, education, and his thoughts on taking care of others vs. taking care of yourself. This is all part of the public safety professional's lifestyle.

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EMS Best Practice #9: Optimize Accounts Receivable to Reduce Payment Loss

EMS Billing

Monitor, standardize, and optimize your EMS agency's accounts receivable processing to reduce payment loss and improve cash flow. EMS agencies continue to struggle to make ends meet. The cost of EMS patient care continues to rise, while ambulance reimbursement rates continue to disappoint. In addition, Federal and state regulations continue to multiply. When payers and regulators fail to see the immense value EMS brings to healthcare, economical solutions can be hard to find.

Topics: EMS Billing

EMS Best Practice #8: Plan for and Learn from EMS Billing Denials, Rejections, and Appeals

EMS Billing

Designate a specialist to troubleshoot EMS claim appeals and spearhead the development of strategies to avoid them. EMS agencies continue to struggle to make ends meet. The cost of EMS patient care continues to rise, while ambulance reimbursement rates continue to disappoint. In addition, Federal and state regulations continue to multiply. When payers and regulators fail to see the immense value EMS brings to healthcare, economical solutions can be hard to find.

Topics: EMS Billing

EMS Best Practice #7: Give EMS Billers Tools Designed Specifically for EMS Billing

EMS Billing

Direct your EMS billers attention to what truly requires it, not on what a computer could do more quickly and accurately. EMS agencies continue to struggle to make ends meet. The cost of EMS patient care continues to rise, while ambulance reimbursement rates continue to disappoint. In addition, Federal and state regulations continue to multiply. When payers and regulators fail to see the immense value EMS brings to healthcare, economical solutions can be hard to find.

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EMS Best Practice #6: Invest in Training and Tools for EMS Billers

EMS Billing

Arm your EMS billers with the right resources and watch the time between ambulance transport and claim submission shrink. EMS agencies continue to struggle to make ends meet. The cost of EMS patient care continues to rise, while ambulance reimbursement rates continue to disappoint. In addition, Federal and state regulations continue to multiply. When payers and regulators fail to see the immense value EMS brings to healthcare, economical solutions can be hard to find.

Topics: EMS Billing

What if EMS Billers Controlled the Dispatch Center?

EMS Cartoons & EMS Professionals

What if EMS Billers controlled the Dispatch Center? Hmmmm… that would be interesting.

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EMS Best Practice #5: Foster Collaboration Between EMS Crew Members and Billers

EMS Billing & ePCR - Patient Care Reporting

Create a collaborative team to regularly discuss patient care documentation, EMS billing, collection, denial, and appeal metrics as part of continuous improvement. EMS agencies continue to struggle to make ends meet. The cost of EMS patient care continues to rise, while ambulance reimbursement rates continue to disappoint. In addition, Federal and state regulations continue to multiply. When payers and regulators fail to see the immense value EMS brings to healthcare, economical solutions can be hard to find.

Topics: ePCR - Patient Care Reporting EMS Billing