Whether you contract with a third-party billing service, or have an internal billing department, the upcoming Ambulance Cost Data Collection (ACE) webinar hosted by the AAA on Wednesday, March 6 is a can’t miss. As we get closer to new Cost Data Collection requirements taking effect across the ambulance service community, the American Ambulance Association has been developing Ambulance Cost Education tools and information to make it easier for services of all sizes and types to report. Billing services and vendors are a key component of the Cost Data Collection process, and if you have not already involved your contracted servicers or employees, this is a great time to start. Tools for Billing Services and Other Vendors, presented by Ambulance Cost Education faculty member Aaron Director, will discuss the web-based reporting tool being developed, and share some ideas for vendors to create an integrated, seamless tool through partnership with the AAA. This is the ideal webinar for vendors that serve the ambulance community, and we encourage you to reach out and share this information broadly. Invite them to participate and get involved! We know things go better when we work together, and that is why the AAA is working so hard to (more…)
I Really Can’t Stay… Managing Employee Leave December 8 at 2:00 PM ET $99 for Members – $75 DURING CYBER WEEK SALE $198 for non-Members – $150 DURING CYBER WEEK SALE This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Speaker: Scott Moore, Esq., EMS Resource Advisors Managing employee leaves can be a complex and challenging task which can expose employers to significant risk. Nearly 52% of employers believe that employees are fraudulently using FMLA leave. This webinar will provide employers with a solid understanding of an employee’s right to protected leave and best practices for preventing abuse, and managing and tracking leave. This session will cover some of the challenges with managing intermittent leave, the impact of built in overtime in FMLA time calculation, importance of the Medical Certification, pay during leave, and the interaction with the ADA. Register Now►
Post-Election Analysis Webinar – Thursday, November 17th, 2:00pm EST The recent elections resulted with Republicans taking control of the White House and retaining a majority in the House and Senate. In the first 100 days of the Trump Administration, we will see a major shift from the policy positions of the current administration. It is likely that there will be immediate efforts toward the repeal, amendment, and replacement of the Affordable Care Act as well as tax reform and infrastructure improvement. Join us for this free webinar, and hear former Members of Congress Bill Paxon (R-NY) and Vic Fazio (D-CA), whom both served in their respective party leadership, give their analysis of the elections and of where the new Administration and Congress go from here. Unable to Attend? No problem! All webinars will be recorded and available to stream On-Demand. Register now and watch on your own time! Questions? Please contact Colleen Crowley at email@example.com.
Join Patrick “Sean” Tyler, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Fallon Ambulance Service, on September 28 for Alternative Pathways to Care: The Massachusetts Experience. Alternative Pathways to Care: The Massachusetts Experience Speaker: P. Sean Tyler, Fallon Ambulance September 28 at 2:00 PM ET $99 for Members | $199 for non-Members REGISTER NOW► EMS systems around the US have historically been incentivized by Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), private insurers and other payers to transport all patients encountered through accessing 911 emergency call systems, to an acute care facility emergency department (ED). The reimbursement model for ambulance services in place currently only provides payment for transport of any patient to a state licensed ED according to CMS. The changing healthcare system in the US, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) 2010, looks to healthcare systems and contractors to provide healthcare at a lower cost. CMS is prescribed, as part of the ACA, to test innovative delivery models to reduce program expenditures…while preserving or enhancing quality of care furnished to individuals.” This session will review the concepts and programs of implementing a modified system of care whereas trained EMS providers, under the supervision of a physician Medical Director, can transport patients experiencing a (more…)
It’s not too late! Scott Moore, Esq’s Know When to Hold ‘Em or Fold ‘Em webinar has been rescheduled to September 21 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Register now► Employment Lawsuits: Know When to Hold ‘Em or Fold ‘Em September 21 at 2:00 PM ET $99 for Members $199 for non-Members This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Speaker: Scott Moore, Esq., EMS Resource Advisors Your organization has been served with a lawsuit or investigative demand on an employment claim. Is your organization prepared for what is ahead? This session will follow what an employer should do long before the Constable serves the papers. Human Resources Managers treat employee personnel records like it is evidence in a case because it could be. This session will also discuss the financial and practical costs of defending your organization and how you can still lose even if you win.
What are the ongoing challenges with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and how are the current politics of the 2016 national elections influencing the future of health care reform? How will high deductible plans, enrollment numbers, court decisions and insurance plans pulling out of current exchanges impact health care delivery and more important; what will its potential impact be to ambulance services nationwide. Register for this webinar and hear directly from health care law expert, Kathy Lester, Esq., on how to prepare for your future in providing mobile health care to all regardless of ability to pay.
In this follow-up to the Medicare 101 webinar, AAA Medicare Consultant Brian Werfel will explore some of the more complicated aspects of Medicare reimbursement. Topics will include: – The ALS Assessment, and the steps a provider needs to take to effectively bill for the assessment – The proper use of the ABN – Strategies for maximizing Medicare reimbursement – Strategies for managing prepayment reviews – Appeal strategies The webinar will conclude with a QA session, where participants can receive advice for specific issues they have encountered.
In this webinar, AAA Medicare Consultant, Brian Werfel, Esq., will get you up to speed on the ongoing Medicare Demonstration Project for scheduled, repetitive non-emergency transports. From the underlying justifications for the demonstration project, to the implementation in the first three states and the recent expansion to additional states, attendees will be provided with the proper background to understand the goals of the program. Brian will also discuss the experience of ambulance providers in the initial states, including the challenges they faced in getting appropriate patients approved for continued transports. The last part of the webinar will discuss the proposed expansion to the rest of the nation in 2017, and will include specific tips for managing your repetitive patient population, to obtain the proper documentation, and to manage the prior authorization process. The goal is to give attendees the tools necessary to succeed in the new prior authorization world. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A period for attendees to get any specific questions answered.