Medicare

Funding Shortfall Leaves Pennsylvania Ambulances Hurting

Decline in funding is linked to fewer ambulances available for service.

Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014

Federal Prosecutors Crack Down on Philadelphia Ambulance Fraud

Regulators work to keep noncompliant companies out of business.

Posted Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Pennsylvania Ambulance Companies Among Biggest in Area Medicare Payments

Data released by federal regulators in effort to show transparency.

Posted Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Pro Bono: How Providers Can Help Reduce the Impact of Medicare Payment Cuts

Learn some easy tips to 'tuning up' your PCR documentation to help your agency reduce the impact of Medicare cuts.

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

Pennsylvania Ambulance Company Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

Owner admits to having employee re-writing trip sheets and forge signatures of EMTs.

Posted Thursday, May 2, 2013

Medicare to Begin Fining Hospitals That Have Too Many Re-admitted Patients

Some 2,200 facilities will be hit with penalties averaging around $125,000 per facility.

Posted Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Texas Ambulance Officials Arrested in Medicare, Medicaid Fraud Investigation

They were arrested in connection with an estimated $2.5 million fraudulent billing scheme.

Posted Monday, September 24, 2012

107 Charged in Medicare Fraud Busts in 7 Cities

Ambulance service providers are among those charged with various crimes.

Posted Thursday, May 3, 2012

Pa. Ambulance Squads Hurt by Reimbursements that Don't Meet Costs

The nonprofit ambulance service struggles because of the high number of uninsured people and because of low reimbursements from Medicare.

Posted Monday, April 16, 2012






 

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