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Alternative Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Supplemental Reimbursement for Emergency Transports

About This Webinar

Public Consulting Group experts will cover two topics aimed at helping states and emergency transport providers recoup additional Medicaid funding:

1. Intergovernmental Transfers (IGTs): PCG will provide an overview of IGTs, how they differ from traditional supplemental payment programs, and the success of the FL MCO PEMT program for EMS providers.

2. Provider Assessment for ambulance providers: PCG will share an overview of provider tax assessments. We will provide insight on trends and lessons learned from states considering or implementing Provider Tax Assessment programs. We’ll also share some recent shifts in federal regulations and guidelines relating to provider assessments.

  • Understanding how IGT programs work and how they can be implemented
  • Defining a provider tax assessment program
  • Walking through the steps involved in introducing a provider tax assessment program
  • Understanding the potential benefits of a provider tax assessment program or private ambulance providers
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Public Consulting Group – Associate Manager
Ms. Narode is an Associate Manager based out of the Albany, New York office. Ms. Narode has extensive experience managing statewide projects and comprehensive knowledge on supplemental payment programs and Federal Medicaid Revenue Enhancement. Since joining PCG, Ms. Narode has supported and led several key initiatives. Ms. Narode serves as the Program Manager on the Florida Public Emergency Medical Transportation (PEMT) program working with over 60 providers on their Medicaid cost reports and oversaw the implementation of the FL MCO program for EMS providers. She is also the Program Manager for the Texas Ambulance Supplemental Payment Program (ASPP), Iowa, Illinois, and Oklahoma Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) programs where she oversees a team to assist multiple EMS providers in completing Medicaid cost reports.
Webinar hosting presenter
Associate Manager, Public Consulting Group
Megan Morris Associate Manager at Public Consulting Group LLC Ms. Morris has more than a decade of policy development and implementation experience with a focus on health and Medicaid based programs. At Public Consulting Group, Ms. Morris has coordinated all stages of EMS Medicaid supplemental payment programs, including initial development and planning, managing project timelines, and analyzing and evaluating completed Medicaid financial reports. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who currently supports nine fire and EMS departments across the country in establishing and participating in EMS supplemental payment programs. Over the last five years, she has completed reports on behalf of EMS providers in New York, Florida, Washington and the District of Columbia and helped to ensure all state and federal reporting requirements are met. Megan graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School with a Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA), and received her Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.
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Chair, IAFC EMS Section; Division Chief of EMS, Lawrence (KS)-Douglas County Fire Medical
Kevin Joles serves as the EMS Division Chief of Lawrence-Douglas Fire and Medical in Lawrence, KS. Before his position as Chief, Kevin was the Captain of EMS Operations and EMS Training in the City of Olathe, where he led clinical education for the City and collaboratively within the Johnson County EMS system. Kevin also chairs the EMS Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). In his 26 years in emergency services, Kevin has found a passion for superior prehospital clinical care within the departments he has worked with. Kevin’s progressive mentality has him spearheading new initiatives for cardiac arrest and working diligently to achieve the department's International Accreditation status (CPSE) and an ISO 1 rating.
Webinar hosting presenter
Senior Consultant - Public Consulting Group
Sarah DiCicco is a healthcare Senior Consultant in Public Consulting Groups’ Austin, Texas office. In this role, she provides reimbursement and claim solutions services to state and local governments as well as ambulance service providers. Ms. DiCicco serves as a subject matter expert and drives the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection awareness effort for public and private providers.

Ms. DiCicco joined PCG in early 2020 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas.
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International Association of Fire Chiefs webinar platform hosts Alternative Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Supplemental Reimbursement for Emergency Transports
The International Association of Fire Chiefs represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.
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