EMS - Monthly Finance Measures

data.austintexas.gov | Last Updated 11 May 2018

This table contains performance data related to ATCEMS revenue collection processes. When using this data for research or other purposes, please cite it as: Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services (2017). EMS – Monthly Finance Measures [data set]. City of Austin, Texas Open Data Portal. Retrieved from https://data.austintexas.gov/Budget-and-Finance/EMS-Monthly-Finance-Measures/2mb6-tu96. Since this table is updated on a monthly basis, include the date that the table was accessed in the citation.

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This dataset has the following 16 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Month Keymonth_keynumberYear and month for record informat (e.g. 201407). This format is useful for sorting records.
Month-Yearmonth_start_datecalendar_dateMonth-year for report. This column contains the first day of the month. It is formatted to present only month and year informat.
Count - Total Patients Billedcount_patients_billednumberCount of patient bills generated by ATCEMS billing personnel for the month for all service areas.
Average Bill Processing Interval - All Areasaverage_bill_processing_daysnumberAverage number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month.
Average Bill Processing Interval Targetaverage_bill_processing_days_targetnumberPerformance target for the average number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month.
Count - Patients Billed - City of Austincount_patients_billed_citynumberCount of patient bills generated by ATCEMS billing personnel for the month for City of Austin service area.
Average Bill Processing Interval - City of Austinaverage_bill_processing_days_citynumberAverage number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month for contacts occurring in the City of Austin.
Average Bill Processing Interval Target - City of Austinaverage_bill_processing_days_target_citynumberPerformance target for the average number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month for the City of Austin service area.
Count - Patients Billed - Travis Countycount_patients_billed_countynumberCount of patient bills generated by ATCEMS billing personnel for the month for Travis County service area.
Average Bill Processing Interval - Travis Countyaverage_bill_processing_days_countynumberAverage number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month for contacts occuring in the Travis County service area.
Average Bill Processing Interval Target - Travis Countyaverage_bill_processing_days_target_countynumberPerformance target for the average number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month for the Travis County service area. NOTE: This value set by the interlocal agreement between Travis County and the City of Austin.
Count - Patients Billed - Other Areascount_patients_billed_othernumberCount of patient bills generated by ATCEMS billing personnel for the month for incidents outside the ATCEMS service area.
Average Bill Processing Interval - Other Areasaverage_bill_processing_days_othernumberAverage number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month for contacts occuring outside the ATCEMS service area.
Average Bill Processing Interval Target - Other Areasaverage_bill_processing_days_target_othernumberPerformance target for the average number of days between patient contact and generation of first bill for the month for contacts occuring outside the primary ATCEMS service area.
County Revenue Collected FYTDpercent_county_revenue_collected_fytdpercentPercent of anticipated revenue for Travis County collected for the fiscal year to date. Anticipated revenue is based on the Patient Fees-Ground Transport revenue listed in the Travis County budget, divided by 12 to obtain a monthly average, and then summed for the completed months of the fiscal year.
Target - County Revenue Collected FYTDpercent_county_revenue_collected_fytd_targetpercentPerformance target for percent of anticipated revenue for Travis County collected for the fiscal year to date.