Ambulance Billing and Collections

Patient Care Report (PCR) Signatures Guide

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | May 15, 2024 | Comments Off on Patient Care Report (PCR) Signatures Guide

A Patient Care Report (PCR) holds significant legal importance for various reasons, particularly concerning reimbursement. Therefore, it must be true, accurate, and comprehensive.  Certain indicators, such as PCR signatures and billed claims, carry legal significance and imply that the document is complete. Both signify that the PCR was reviewed and met the necessary criteria for reimbursement. The […]

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Charity Care vs. Indigent Care – What’s the difference?

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | April 24, 2024 | Comments Off on Charity Care vs. Indigent Care – What’s the difference?

Charity Care and Indigent Care are initiatives designed to help low-income Texas residents access healthcare services. In both programs, the beneficiaries must not qualify for other state or federal healthcare programs. These initiatives pertain to healthcare services provided to patients that aren’t expected to result in cash inflows. Under these programs, providers can be partially […]

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Financial Advisor in EMS Billing: Commitment to Ethical Standards

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | January 31, 2024 | Comments Off on Financial Advisor in EMS Billing: Commitment to Ethical Standards

Typically, EMS billing companies aim to assist EMS providers with revenue cycle services. That means accruing cash collection through a billing process and resulting in reimbursement from payers for the medical services rendered. Besides providing distinguished EMS billing services, EMERGICON believes in acting as a financial advisor for its partner agencies.  A financial advisor provides expert guidance and […]

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Financial Advisor in EMS Billing: Elevating Client Relationship

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | January 24, 2024 | Comments Off on Financial Advisor in EMS Billing: Elevating Client Relationship

Typically, EMS billing companies aim to assist EMS providers with revenue cycle services. That means accruing cash collection through a billing process and resulting in reimbursement from payers for the medical services rendered. Besides providing distinguished EMS billing services, EMERGICON believes in acting as a financial advisor for its partner agencies.  A financial advisor provides expert […]

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Financial Advisor in EMS Billing: Financial Planning Approach

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | January 18, 2024 | Comments Off on Financial Advisor in EMS Billing: Financial Planning Approach

Typically, EMS billing companies aim to assist EMS providers with revenue cycle services. That means accruing cash collection through a billing process and resulting in reimbursement from payers for the medical services rendered. Besides providing distinguished EMS billing services, EMERGICON believes in acting as a financial advisor for its partner agencies.  A financial advisor provides expert […]

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Expertise as a Financial Advisor In EMS Billing

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | January 8, 2024 | Comments Off on Expertise as a Financial Advisor In EMS Billing

Typically, EMS billing companies aim to assist EMS providers with revenue cycle services. That means accruing cash collection through a billing process and resulting in reimbursement from payers for the medical services rendered. Besides providing distinguished EMS billing services, EMERGICON believes in acting as a financial advisor for its partner agencies.  A financial advisor provides […]

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EMS Finance Explained: Billed vs. Collected

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | December 25, 2023 | Comments Off on EMS Finance Explained: Billed vs. Collected

In an EMS reimbursement cycle, there is always a disparity between the amount billed and collected for an ambulance run. That happens because of allowances, reimbursement variations by payer, and write-off policies.  What is billed? When partnering with an EMS agency, a billing company understands the types of write-offs the agency wants to activate. These […]

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Beyond Revenue Cycle: Financial Advisor in EMS Billing Services

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | November 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Beyond Revenue Cycle: Financial Advisor in EMS Billing Services

The revenue cycle refers to the series of activities and processes an organization goes through to generate revenue, from the initial customer interaction to the collection of payment. Effective revenue cycle management is crucial for an organization’s sustainability and financial health.  EMS billing companies primarily aim to assist EMS providers with revenue cycle services. That […]

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Bad Debt Allowance and Bad Debt Write-Off Explained

EMS Finance Explained: Bad Debt Allowance

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | October 23, 2023 | Comments Off on EMS Finance Explained: Bad Debt Allowance

Learn about the differences between Bad Debt Allowance, Bad Debt Write-Off, and Contractual Allowances in EMS Finance and how they affect reimbursements.

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What is Contractual Allowance and contractual allowance adjustment?

EMS Finance Explained: Gross Charge vs. Contractual Allowance 

By Taina Rodrigues-Wells | October 16, 2023 | Comments Off on EMS Finance Explained: Gross Charge vs. Contractual Allowance 

Unravel the complexities of contractual allowance in ambulance billing. Understand the costs and processes involved in this unique aspect of the healthcare industry.

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