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The Board and Collar Podcast Series for EMS Professionals is presented by Quick Med Claims, a national leader in EMS revenue cycle management. This uniquely developed pod-platform provides specialized programs for our listeners with two thought-provoking and informative formats including: EMS Keynote with discussions on EMS Leadership, training and industry headlines, 10Q30 - Interviews with EMS leaders from across the USA as they respond to ten thought-provoking questions considered to be significant topics affecting EMS nationally in 30 minutes. Finally, the return of the acclaimed Excuse My Medic podcast where we examine today's hot EMS topics in an opinionated fashion with two old EMS guys, Chuck Humphrey and Gary Harvat.

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The Board and Collar Podcast Series for EMS Professionals is presented by Quick Med Claims, a national leader in EMS revenue cycle management. This uniquely developed pod-platform provides specialized programs for our listeners with two thought-provoking and informative formats including: EMS Keynote with discussions on EMS Leadership, training and industry headlines, 10Q30 - Interviews with EMS leaders from across the USA as they respond to ten thought-provoking questions considered to be significant topics affecting EMS nationally in 30 minutes. Finally, the return of the acclaimed Excuse My Medic podcast where we examine today's hot EMS topics in an opinionated fashion with two old EMS guys, Chuck Humphrey and Gary Harvat.

    Excuse My Medic Pod Magazine (February 14, 2020)

    Excuse My Medic Pod Magazine (February 14, 2020)

    Welcome to the February 2020 edition of Excuse My Medic.  On today's show we get an updated look at Surprise Ambulance Billing and the surrounding legislative issues currently under consideration in Washington.   Be sure to listen in on some great Positive EMS News, a couple zany EMS stories and laughs from the offbeat and the EMS Word of the Day.  Don't miss out on this very interesting and informative episode with Chuck, Ed and Gary.   Your Hosts:  Chuck Humphrey, Ed Marasco and Gary Harvat      

    • 52 min
    The Cost Data Collection Instrument: It's Not the Saxophone but It's A Key Member of the Cost Data Collection Band

    The Cost Data Collection Instrument: It's Not the Saxophone but It's A Key Member of the Cost Data Collection Band

      We continue out series of podcasts focused on “Peeling Back the Layers of the Cost Data Collection” by taking a look at the Cost Data Collection Instrument.  This is the key document that will be used for collecting your data and enabling you to submit your information to CMS when the time comes.  We cover much ground in little time so be sure to tune in to this edition of the QMC EMS|Board & Collar for a great instrumental performance.   Written by:  C. HumphreyPresented by: C. Humphrey and Gary Harvat      

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Service Above Self: Cost Data Collection Section #6 Service Mix Section

    Service Above Self: Cost Data Collection Section #6 Service Mix Section

      We continue out series of podcasts focused on “Peeling Back the Layers of the Cost Data Collection Instrument” by taking a look at Section 6, the Service Mix Section.  What percentage of your ground ambulance responses are emergency versus non-emergency?  What is an ALS Level 2 versus an ALS Level 1?  Does your service ever transport critically ill or injured patients from one facility to another with additional higher-trained personnel onboard the ambulance?  These questions and more will be critical to determining the answers for this section.  We explain in detail in this edition of the QMC EMS|Board & Collar. Written by:  C. HumphreyPresented by: C. Humphrey      

    • 9 min
    10 Questions | 30 Minutes: Trinidad Ambulance District, Trinidad, Colorado

    10 Questions | 30 Minutes: Trinidad Ambulance District, Trinidad, Colorado

    Welcome to QMC's 10Q30 EMS Leadership profile.  This month, we are featuring the The Trinidad Ambulance District from Trinidad, Colorado. Tune in to hear how leadership from this great organization serving rural Colorado responds to our ten questions in thirty minutes.  You will find their responses to each of our questions interesting and in many cases, thought-provoking.  This is a great 10Q so take a moment to join in and hear from one of the Centennial State's great emergency medical service providers.     Your Host:  Gary Harvat      

    • 32 min
    Lions, Tigers & Bears AKA Standbys, Intercepts and Instruments - More On Cost Data Collection

    Lions, Tigers & Bears AKA Standbys, Intercepts and Instruments - More On Cost Data Collection

      When reporting Service Volume in the Ground Ambulance Cost Data Collection instrument, how will you report stand-by incidents and intercepts?  How do your responses into primary and secondary response areas that you reported in Section 3, tie together into the data your report in Section 5.  And…what if your primary area’s zip code is exactly the same as your secondary response area’s zip code?  How are you going to handle that one?  We have some guidance for you as we complete our discussion about this section in this edition of the QMC EMS|Board & Collar. Written by:  C. HumphreyPresented by: C. Humphrey      

    • 7 min
    Excuse My Medic Pod Magazine (December 20, 2019)

    Excuse My Medic Pod Magazine (December 20, 2019)

    Welcome to the December 2019 edition of Excuse My Medic.  On today's show we get an updated look at the Cost Data Collection process and also take a moment as Gary gets on his soapbox about how compassion has become somewhat of a forgotten art in the emergency medical industry.  Some great Positive EMS News, a couple zany EMS stories and laughs with the EMS Word of the Day.  Don't miss out on this episode with Chuck, Ed and Gary.   Your Hosts:  Chuck Humphrey, Ed Marasco and Gary Harvat      

    • 49 min

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