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About the Author:

Maggie Adams

Maggie Adams is the president of EMS Financial Services, with over 25 years’ experience in the ambulance industry 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. For more info, contact Maggie directly at maggie@ems-financial.com or visit www.ems-financial.com

Recent Posts by Maggie Adams

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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Maggie Adams | Nov 9, 2016

Compliance in EMS is Going to the Dogs!

There’s a great cartoon with a dog and his owner. The owner says, “Max, you’re such a good dog! You’re a pretty boy. I love you, Maxie! ...

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Maggie Adams | Jan 31, 2014

Ambulance Claims Audits: Why, How & When

During recent client audits, we found an insurer who had underpaid ...

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Maggie Adams | Jan 9, 2014

Managing EMS Claims Denials

I talk often about the changes of 2014 and the ...

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