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    Ambulance Billing and Coding

    I am posting here to get some insight, references, and general knowledge about ambulance service billing and coding. I have been in my position as the sole biller and coder since December 2018. I've picked up most of my knowledge just by being in the position, but I would really like to learn...
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    Hospice Location Modifier

    I work for an ambulance provider and lately, we've been seeing people who have elected hospice and are being transported to a relative's home to receive hospice care. Would the destination (relative's home) be considered an R (residence) modifier or an S (scene) modifier? I can't find anything...
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    Medicare Hospice Location Question

    I work for an ambulance provider and lately, we've been seeing people who have elected hospice and are being transported to a relative's home to receive hospice care. Would the destination (relative's home) be considered an R (residence) modifier or an S (scene) modifier? I can't find anything...
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    Ambulance non transport claims

    Billing for A0998 NON TRANSPORT Ambulance claims , are you supposed to use the POS 41 ? I get a rejection for no Ambulance cert when using this POS but since it is a Non-transport there are no transport reason codes or mileage, etc. Can someone tell me the proper way to bill this...
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    Ambulance-billing A0433 with drugs and supplies

    Can someone tell me if A0433 (ALS2) includes the cost of the required 3 drugs? We have an EMS service that keeps billing the drugs under code A0394 which is for IV drug disposable supplies. They also usually always bill 5 units of IV administration under the A0394 also. If they're supposed to...
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    Ambulance

    Is the pick up and drop off location AND the modifiers required on an ambulance claim for Anthem and/or Noridian electronic claims? If so where can I find this documented? like a billing guideline?
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