CMS Listening Session on Ambulance Data Collection

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a listening session on June 28, 2018 to discuss the ambulance data collection program, which was created by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. Ambulance coding expert Brian Werfel will discuss the program at the Texas EMS Alliance’s annual conference, EMS EVOLUTION 2018. Click here […]

Congress Passes Medicare Ambulance Extenders; New Cost Reporting

Congress passed a funding resolution early this morning that includes Medicare add-on payments for ground ambulances that will be in effect for five years (December 31, 2022). However, much like other health care “extenders” in this funding resolution, several offsets have been placed on the ambulance industry to pay for the bill: Cost reporting for ground […]