DOs and DON’Ts of Documentation

DOs and DON’Ts of Documentation

DON’T copy information. Write each transport as if this is the first time you have seen or treated this patient. Do not copy information, especially your narrative, from a previous report. Each patient care report must be a stand-alone report. DON’T use vague terms...

Documenting Medical Necessity 101

Current EMS news is littered with stories of fraud and abuse cases involving ambulance companies and insurance carriers. Some ambulance companies have actually been guilty of shady business practices and others may have been guilty by ignorance of the law. Either way,...