Overcoming Objections

Cost recovery billing is a relatively new concept. The idea of sending a bill to an individual who is liable for causing an incident is just gaining traction. How do you overcome some of the most common objections raised over cost recovery billing? Read More »

Exclusion Checking: A Critical Necessity

If you accept Medicare and/or Medicaid money, did you know that you are required to check if your employees, volunteers, officers and board members are excluded, disbarred or suspended from participating in government programs? Did you also know you have to perform this check every month? Read More »

Introduction to GEMT

GEMT an exciting program that can add supplemental payments to cover the gap between your actual cost of ambulance transport and the allowable amount you can receive from Medicaid. Read More »

Getting Patient Signatures

Medicare requires that an agency obtain the signature of a patient in order to bill for the transport. Sometimes, this can be trickier than it seems. Read More »

Medicare Revalidation

As you may or may not know, your organization is required to revalidate your Medicare provider file every five years and the steps to do this can be complicated and time-consuming. That’s where EF Recovery can help. Read More »

What to Bill

There are many different incidents that are billable under our Response Recovery program. Understanding what these are, and how to bill for them, is the key to reimbursement of your department’s expenses. Read More »

Rate Tables and the Preparedness Fee

One of the most important components of our Response Recovery program is the rate table: the amount your department charges for labor, equipment and consumables when you respond to an incident. All of your reimbursement claims are based on the data in these tables, so keeping them up to date is very important. Read More »

Claim Lifecycle

A cost recovery claim has a lifecycle, from the time it’s created to the time the money is sent to your department. Learn how an incident that occurs in the field becomes a reimbursable claim that we follow from start to finish. Read More »

Maximizing Your Claim Dollars

Here are some “best practice” tips to help you maximize the amount you can recoup from a cost recovery claim. Read More »

Establishing a Billing Policy

As a provider of ambulance transports, it's very important to establish formal written billing policy for your patients that is consistent and fair. There are several key components that go into a good billing policy so you can minimize billing disputes and misunderstandings. Read More »
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