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Massachusetts Ambulance Association

Billing Summit 2017

  • September 11, 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Trinity EMS Training Center, Chelmsford
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MAA Billing Summit
Monday, September 11, 2017 | 10:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

Location & Parking (Please Read!)

The workshop will take place at the Trinity EMS Training Center. However, attendees will be shuttled to the center after parking at Trinity Corporate Headquarters a short drive away.

Parking & Shuttle Location

Trinity Corporate Headquarters
1221 Westford Street
Lowell, MA 01853

Park at Trinity HQ, then a shuttle will ferry you to the training center on Jean Avenue a few minutes away.

Workshop Location (NO PARKING)

Trinity EMS Training Center
10 Jean Avenue, Suite 12, Chelmsford, MA

Note: If taking a taxi or Uber directly to the Training Center, enter 61 Parkhurst Road, Chelmsford, MA into your GPS. This will bring you to the correct entrance for 10 Jean Avenue.

Agenda & Speakers

The Mass Ambulance Association Ambulance Billing Summit brings together the most sought-after national and local experts on reimbursement.
  • Brian Werfel, Esq - Werfel & Werfel PLLC
  • Asbel Montes - Acadian Ambulance
  • Brian Choate - Solutions Group
  • P. Sean Tyler - Fallon Ambulance
  • Scott Moore, Esq - EMS Resource Advisors/AAA

This workshop will focus on strategies for maximizing reimbursement for YOUR ambulance service.

10:00 AM President's Greeting and Welcome John Chemaly (Trinity EMS)
10:05 AM Introduction Scott Moore, Esq (EMS Resource Advisors)
Brian Choate (Solutions Group)
10:15 AM An Examination of MCD and its MCO’s: Authorizations, Prior Authorizations and Unicorns Sean P. Tyler (Fallon Ambulance)
11:00 AM Supplier-to-Provider Impact / Safety Net Asbel Montes (Acadian Ambulance)
12:00 PM Lunch & Sponsor Presentation EMS Pro (formerly CT EMS Expo)
12:45 PM

Finding Clarity: Your Cash is Hidden In Your Data

Asbel Montes (Acadian Ambulance)
Brian Choate (Solutions Group)
1:30 PM Starting a Revolution In Your Pre-Bill Process (Because It Needs It!)

  • When Does It Make Sense To Outsource

  • Statement Vendor Research, Understand "Why"

  • Adding Efficiencies by Leveraging Technology

Asbel Montes (Acadian Ambulance)
Brian Choate (Solutions Group)
Scott Moore (EMS Resource Advisors)
2:15 PM Break  
2:30 PM How Private Pay Became Self-Pay (And What to Do About It)
  • What’s Happening w/ Deductibles, Co-Pays and Insurance 

  • Managing Payer Behaviors / Being More Strategic 

  • Why Balance Billing The Patient Is A Last Resort

  • Affordable For Who?

Asbel Montes (Acadian Ambulance)
Brian Choate (Solutions Group)
Scott Moore, Esq (EMS Resource Advisors)
Brian Werfel, Esq (Werfel & Werfel)
3:30 PM Medicare Update Brian Werfel, Esq (Werfel & Werfel, PLLC)
4:30 PM Wrap-Up & Closing (End 4:45)  

Sponsored By

Formerly the Connecticut EMS Expo
May 29–June 2, 2018

Hotels Nearby

Best Western Chelmsford (under renovation)
187 Chelmsford St
Chelmsford, MA 01821