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Asbel Montes

Asbel began his employment with Acadian in May 2009. He oversees Acadian’s revenue cycle management, contract management, business office process improvements, and government relations for state and federal reimbursement policy initiatives.

In 1999, Asbel began working for an ambulance billing and consulting firm. After three years, he decided to work for a private, non‐emergency ambulance service. Since then, he has provided leadership in revenue cycle management to four ambulance agencies located throughout the Southeast.

Asbel pursued his education the non‐traditional way by attending college online while maintaining a fulltime job. He received an associate’s degree in accounting in 2007 and graduated in November 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in business management.

Asbel is married to Stephenie Haney‐Montes. He has one daughter and resides in Carencro, LA.

My Sessions

The Hard Truth About Efficiencies

Governor's C

Though more patients have insurance than ever before, self-pay is continuing to rise. A lack of preparation for new risks can cost an EMS Organization. In a rapidly changing reimbursement environment, every dollar is at risk. Early identification is the best strategy to mitigate those risks. Too much emphasis on efficiency makes an organization less […]

Reimbursement
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ET3 and Other Service Lines– New Payment Policies in EMS

Governor's C

Pre-Conference Workshop: Cost Data Collection

Governor's B

2018 federal legislation expanded Medicare cost data collection to ambulance services, although with some important differences from other Medicare reporters. Failure to meet these new reporting requirements could lead to significant sanctions including loss of Medicare revenue. Annual Pre-Conference attendees will gain actionable tools, and participate/partake in gamification exercises to deepen their understanding of cost […]

Pre-Conference Workshop
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