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About the Author:

Maggie Adams

Maggie Adams is the president of EMS Financial Services, with over 25 years’ experience as a business owner and reimbursement and compliance consultant. Known for a practical approach and winning presentation style, Maggie has worked with medical transportation providers and billing companies of all kinds to provide auditing services, assess their billing for best practices and support their billing and documentation training efforts. Contact Maggie at maggie@ems-financial.com or visit www.ems-financial.com.

Recent Posts by Maggie Adams

Maggie Adams | Mar 26, 2020

4 Tips for Maximizing Billing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

(3 min read) Using your software tools to maximize billing efforts during these difficult times may not be top of mind right now, but I ...

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Maggie Adams | Feb 19, 2020

Three Ways for Billing Departments to Handle Financial Hardships

Written by: Maggie Adams (3 min read) Self-pay accounts are an ongoing frustration for billing departments. The best billing ...

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Maggie Adams | Jan 22, 2020

The Never Quite Forgotten Compliance Risk

(6 min read) Medicare usually pays the largest portion of ambulance claims. But when viewing medical transportation - ambulance ...

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Maggie Adams | Oct 31, 2019

Accounts Receivable (A/R) Management: Working With Patients & Third-Party Payers

(7 min read) The most common question I get is, “why does our A/R keep growing?” Problems with unpaid claims, denied services, and growing ...

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Maggie Adams | Jun 5, 2019

Do Your Own Internal Audit to Avoid External Review (and Reduce Denials)

(5 min read) Lately it feels like ambulance providers are getting yelled at from Medicare and the OIG at every turn – “

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Maggie Adams | Sep 27, 2018

EMS Operations, Documentation & Billing

It's all about the numbers Welcome to 2018, a year of numbers that will influence operations, billing, documentation and ...

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Maggie Adams | Sep 20, 2018

The Importance of Documentation Compliance

What is the quickest way to get EMTs and paramedics to roll their eyes? Tell them how important their documentation is to reimbursement, ...

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Maggie Adams | Sep 13, 2018

3 Ways to Improve Your EMS Billing Management

Today we discuss the many small steps ambulance providers can take to improve operations and get paid for transports. Actions in dispatch, ...

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Maggie Adams | Sep 4, 2018

Auditing Ambulance Claims

Why, How, and When During recent client audits, we found an insurer who had underpaid two clients. Naturally, the clients ...

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Maggie Adams | Jul 26, 2018

Want to Get Paid? Ensure Field Crews Complete Compliant Trip Reports

What is the quickest way to get EMTs and paramedics to roll their eyes? Tell them how important their ...

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Maggie Adams | Jan 25, 2018

EMS Operations, Documentation, and Billing Is All About Analytics

Welcome to 2019: a year of numbers that will influence operations, billing, documentation, and compliance.

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Maggie Adams | Jul 20, 2017

The Community Paramedicine Payment Evolution

As a community paramedicine (CP) program is born, the questions are how to fund and launch the initiative. Once CP takes off and proves its ...

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Maggie Adams | Apr 20, 2017

Documentation Compliance in the Real World

What is the quickest way to get EMTs and paramedics to roll their eyes? Tell them how important their documentation is to reimbursement, ...

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Maggie Adams | Mar 7, 2017

Keys to Better EMS Billing Management

Tips for Improving Operational Efficiency and Cash Flow Today, we discuss the many small steps ambulance providers can take to ...

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