Butts County Georgia is seeking Requests for Proposals from qualified companies for the purpose of EMS Transport Billing. Those wishing to review and respond to this Request for Proposal may find the complete document package at this link: EMS Billing RFP April 2021

Frequently Asked Questions:

RFP QUESTIONS

  1. Does Butts County currently use a third party billing company?  YES
    1. If so, what is the name of your current billing service provider?  EMS CONSULTANTS
  2. How long have you used your current billing service provider?   9 YEARS
  3. Has the current contract term been completed and all renewal options exercised? IN PROCESS
  4. What is the fee for service being charged by your current billing service provider?  6,405.00
  5. Does Butts County have its own merchant account for processing credit cards?  NO
  6. As part of the contract is the new vendor required to mail Notice of Privacy Practices to patients?  NO
  7. In the two most recent fiscal or calendar years, what was the actual number of billable transports provided by Butts County? 2917
  8. In the two most recent fiscal or calendar years, what was the total amount of cash posted by Butts County for ambulance transports?   628,193.47
  9. In the two most recent fiscal or calendar years, what was the total amount of gross charges generated by Butts County for ambulance charges?   3,196,437.33
  10. Please provide the number of emergency and non-emergency transports broken down by service level
    1. ALS Emergency     1436
    2. ALS Non-Emergency   11
    3. BLS Emergency         883
    4. BLS Non-Emergency      4
    5. ALS 2                              12
    6. Specialty Care Transport
    7. Paramedic Intercept
    8. Treat No Transport
  11. Please provide your current rates for each of the service levels.
    1. ALS Emergency            900.00
    2. ALS Non-Emergency   900.00
    3. BLS Emergency            750.00
    4. BLS Non-Emergency   750.00
    5. ALS 2                             900.00
    6. Specialty Care Transport   1200.00
    7. Paramedic Intercept
    8. Treat No Transport
  12. How much does Butts County charge per mile? 10.00
  13. What is your average loaded mileage?   20
  14. Does Butts County use a collection agency? CBA
    1. If so, does your current vendor charge its billing fee to cash that’s collected by the collection agency?  YES
  15. Will the new billing vendor be required to manage and bill old AR from your current billing vendor?  NO

How many copies of the proposal would you like us to provide?  4