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Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Survey: How to Avoid Medicare Payment Reduction

Wed, Dec 1, 2021 · 12:00 PM · Central Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

In a time when resources are more vital than ever, do not succumb to the 10% Medicare payment reduction under Medicare Part B Ambulance Fee Schedule (AFS) for a full calendar year due to lack of compliance on the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Survey (MGADC). Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, all providers of ground ambulance services are required to collect and report on organizational data such as utilization, staffing, costs, and revenue for a full 12-month consecutive period starting in 2022. Join Public Consulting Group (PCG) as they provide an overview of the program and best practices for completing this mandatory survey.

Thank you to our sponsor, Public Consulting Group (PCG).

Agenda
  • Gain knowledge on the timeline of the program and available resources
  • Understand the required data elements and how to organize the collection process
  • Learn best practices for completing the survey
  • Be prepared to incorporate CMS’ proposed changes
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Public Consulting Group – Sr. Operations Manager
Alina Coffman has over 15 years’ experience working with public sector clients at the state, regional, and local level. She’s led projects to implement technical solutions, developed processes to improve efficiencies, and provided technical assistance, consulting, and training services. Alina currently oversees project implementations for all Public Safety Consulting Projects (PSCS). Alina obtained her Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas Austin.
Webinar hosting presenter
Chief of EMS, Saratoga County (NY)
Chair, IAFC EMS Section

Mike McEvoy is the Chief of EMS for Saratoga County, New York, the Chief Medical Officer
for the West Crescent Fire Department and a nurse clinician in the cardiac surgical ICU at
Albany Medical Center where he also teaches critical care medicine. He was appointed to a
vacancy on the EMS Section Executive Committee in 2013, elected secretary of the section in
2014, elected chair of the Section in 2016 and again in 2019. He has been a member of IAFC
since 2007.
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 Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Survey: How to Avoid Medicare Payment Reduction
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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