Tag: reimbursement

Fighting for the Future of Ambulance Organizations

AAA Executive Vice President, Maria Bianchi, recently penned an Op-Ed for JEMS entitled: Join AAA in Fighting for the Future of Ambulance Organizations. Learn about the AAA’s work towards Payment Reform and join us in our fight for our future. Help ambulance organizations be identified as healthcare providers by those who have influence on our regulations and reimbursement rates.

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AAA Resolves Members’ Cahaba Mileage Reimbursement Issues

Many AAA members have recently reported erroneous across-the-board denial of mileage reimbursement by Cahaba. AAA board member Russell Honeycutt of Central EMS, along with several other AAA leaders, reached out to Cahaba and was able to help the carrier identify their internal process problem. Per Cahaba staff, these unjustified mileage reimbursement denials should not happen moving forward.

Ambulance services operating under Cahaba’s jurisdiction are requested to resubmit their claims electronically. Although Cahaba believes the problem is resolved, AAA encourages members to then closely monitor their Explanation of Medicare Benefits (EOMB) after resubmission to ensure that the resubmitted claims are not mistakenly denied as duplicates.

Now Available 2016 Medicare Reference Manual!

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AAA 2016 State Balanced Billing & Direct Pay Survey Results Released

The AAA is providing its members with the results of two important surveys conducted of state laws impacting ambulance services.  The first chart entitled “2016 State Balance Billing Survey” shows whether a state restricts balancing billing of patients.  The second entitled “2016 State Direct Pay Survey” lists whether a state has a law requiring an…

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