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Monthly Recap


A Letter from Mark Postma, President of the American Ambulance Association (AAA)

Mark Postma, President of the AAA, discusses S.967, the Medicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention and Reform Act. More»


Critical Thinking, Part One

Scott Cormier, Vice-President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care, and Safety for Medxcel Facilities Management, discusses the importance of critical thinking for EMS providers. More»


Critical Thinking, Part Two

In the second article in his series, Scott Cormier takes a deeper dive into mindsets and biases - and the impact these have on our daily work. More»


The 2017 AAA Stars of Life Recipients

The American Ambulance Association’s Stars of Life program celebrates the contributions of ambulance professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to their communities or the EMS profession. More»

Billing a Transport as ALS When ALS Services Weren’t Provided

In limited circumstances, Medicare allows services to bill a transport as an ALS transport even though ALS services were not provided, as long as proper documentation is included in the PCR. Watch the video to learn more about billing a transport as an ALS transport under these circumstances. More»


The Impact of Overcrowding on EMS Crews

The ever-increasing problem of hospital overcrowding continues to hinder EMS crews’ ability to promptly transfer care in hospital EDs. More»


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