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Asbel Montes

Solutions Group

Managing Partner

Asbel began his career in the ambulance industry in 1999. His EMS career includes directing and leading teams that provided revenue cycle consultation to air and ground ambulance agencies, culminating into the position of Managing Partner of Solutions Group Consulting.

Over the past 20 years, Asbel has been a member of numerous organizations, including the Healthcare Financial Managers Association (HFMA), the American Ambulance Association (AAA), National EMS Managers Association (NEMSMA), and the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT).

Asbel currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Ambulance Association (AAA) and numerous committees and board positions. More notably, he chairs the AAA Payment Reform Committee as the industry navigates the current healthcare changes and the correlation to the air and ground ambulance industry. He has also testified as an expert witness before federal and state health committees regarding ambulance reimbursement and veteran health initiatives related to emergency medicine. In 2016, Asbel was appointed to the Ambulance Transport Alternatives Task Force for the State of Louisiana by Governor John Bel Edwards. In 2020, Asbel was named to the Air Ambulance and Patient Billing Advisory Committee by the Secretary for the United States Department of Transportation.

Asbel is a respected thought leader on reimbursement initiatives within the industry and is a requested speaker at many healthcare conferences. Asbel is a contributing author in several EMS magazines and co-authoring the book, Management of Ambulance Services, as published by Prentice Hall in 2014

My Sessions

Cost Collection for Rural Services

Longhorn Hall D

Small, rural, super-rural, and volunteer services are not exempt from the CMS Ground Ambulance Cost Data Collection mandate. This engaging session will focus specifically on why rural EMS provider participation is critical to cost data collection and how it will shape the future of EMS.ZA3

Hot Topics Reimbursement & Finance
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INTENSIVE: Cost Data Collection Coaching

Longhorn Hall D

Join the ACE Faculty for small group cost collection coaching! Walk your way through cost collection from start to finish with an ACE Faculty member and others from similar service types. Each faculty member will host a small group focused on either rural, super-rural, and volunteer organizations, shared-service, municipal organizations, or EMS-only organizations. Bring your […]

Executive & Leadership Intensive Deep-Dive Reimbursement & Finance
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