Ground ambulance providers and suppliers that have been selected to participate in the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System must collect information on cost, utilization, revenue, and other service characteristics in accordance with the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument for a continuous 12-month period.
More than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees face financial hardships with medical bills, with prescription drug costs the leading problem, according to a study published Monday.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking to expand prior authorization for non-emergency medical transportation in ambulances to a nationwide model.
It is always best to be clear and descriptive in your PCR documentation. Don’t leave a reader of your report guessing as to what you mean
The Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) Program, the largest registry in the U.S. and internationally that collects data on survival rates from out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA), is expanding its reach with a goal of including all 50 states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia in its registry, thanks to additional and new support from a public-private collaboration.
Pulsara has announced that the healthcare communication platform is the first to adopt the NEMSIS prehospital format to connect regional systems of care.
Writer Olivia Webb in The American Prospect writes how patients are paying more for emergency medical transportation while private equity firms see soaring profits at the expense of quality service.