Billing

Billing

Ambulance billing is a very specialized business which requires a great deal of time and effort to process appropriately.  EMS Management and Consultants, Inc. is such a company that works solely with ambulance bills which Scotland County EMS contracts with to process all our ambulance claims; all payments go directly to Scotland County accounts on a daily basis.  This service provides you with dedicated staff to handled your healthcare claims needs, allowing Scotland EMS to continue to work hard to provide you with the best medical care possible.

You can contact EMS Billing by calling (800) 814-5339

or

Visit the EMS Billing Service at: http://www.emsbilling.info

Charges

Scotland County Emergency Services is a County-Operated and State-Licensed Emergency Medical Services and E-911 provider. EMS and E-911 operations for FY 2013-2014 have a combined budget of $1,831,622. Funding for this service is provided by Scotland County tax funds. Fees are charged and collected from those persons utilizing the service and returned to the general fund to off-set the total cost of operation.

Effective July 01, 2013, The following fees apply:

  • Advanced Life Support (ALS) or Basic Life Support (BLS) Base Fee - $600
  • Transport Loaded Patient Mileage - $15 / mile
  • Waiting / Dedicated Medical Standby Fee - $100 / Hour
  • Treatment--No Transport - $150
  • Transfer of Remains - $90
  • Disposable Supplies - No charge

Collections

Scotland County participates in the North Carolina Debt Setoff program to collect unpaid account balances.  Unpaid account balances will be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Revenue for collection by applying the debt against any income tax refund and/or certain lottery prizes to which a patient may be entitled.  Appropriate notice of the intent to setoff debt will be mailed to a patient's last known address.  It is the responsibility of each patient, or guardian, to ensure accurate and current billing information is provided to EMS Management and Consultants, Inc.so that services may be properly billed.

 

Patients who wish to make a payment, inquire about an account balance or request records for a date of service prior to July 1, 2012, may contact the following address

Scotland County EMS
P.O. Box 1407
1403 West Blvd
Laurinburg, NC 28352
Telephone: (910) 276-1313
dsandlin@scotlandcounty.org