Compliant Ambulance Billing for Air Transports
A motor vehicle accident occurs where the ambulance responds, extrication is involved, ALS/ALS2 services are rendered, and air transport is called. In addition, the transport from the ground crew to the helicopter is NOT done using the ambulance. The transport from ground to air involves either a gurney or a backboard. Is the treatment a billable service without the mileage? Is it reimbursable?
PHI (Protected Health Information) Security
Breaches and Their Impact on EMS Agencies
With health data breaches being announced almost daily, EMS Agencies providing ambulance transport services need to understand exactly what is required for PHI security. However, there are distinctions in types of data that healthcare organizations keep on hand.