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Brian Werfel

Werfel & Werfel, PLLC

Partner

Brian S. Werfel, Esq. is a partner in Werfel & Werfel, PLLC, a New York based law firm specializing in Medicare issues related to the ambulance industry. Brian is a Medicare Consultant to the American Ambulance Association, and has authored numerous articles on Medicare reimbursement, most recently on issues such as the beneficiary signature requirement, repeat admissions and interrupted stays. He is a frequent lecturer on issues of ambulance coverage and reimbursement. Brian is co-author of the AAA’s Medicare Reference Manual for Ambulances, as well as the author of the AAA’s HIPAA Guide. Brian is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia School of Law. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, he specialized in mergers & acquisitions and commercial real estate at a prominent New York law firm. Werfel & Werfel, PLLC was founded by David M. Werfel, who has been the Medicare Consultant to the American Ambulance Association for over 20 years.

My Sessions

Morning Cost Collection Preconference Workshop

First of two separate half-day pre-conference workshops. Content is the same for both sessions. Starting in 2020, the first EMS agencies will have to collect and report their cost related data to CMS.  The legislation that was enacted in early 2019 now requires EMS agencies to report cost data to CMS in their effort to […]

Advocacy Hot Topics Pre-Conference Workshop Reimbursement & Finance
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Afternoon Cost Collection Preconference Workshop

Second of two half-day separate pre-conference sessions. Starting in 2020, the first EMS agencies will have to collect and report their cost-related data to CMS.  The legislation that was enacted in early 2019 now requires EMS agencies to report cost data to CMS in their effort to reform ambulance service reimbursement under the Ambulance Fee […]

Advocacy Hot Topics Pre-Conference Workshop Reimbursement & Finance
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1:1 Expert Consulting

Pre-register for FREE 20 minute one-on-one consultations with AAA experts and vendor members! Sign-up will open in October. Scott Moore, Esq | Moore EMS Consulting Brian Werfel, Esq | Werfel & Werfel, PLLC Margaret Keavney, Esq  / Matt Streger, Esq| Keavney & Streger Aarron Reinert/ Jon Becknell | Safetech Solutions Asbel Montes / Donna Newchurch […]

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Cost Collection Overview

Starting in 2020, the first EMS agencies will have to collect and report their cost-related data to CMS.  The legislation that was enacted in early 2019 now requires EMS agencies to report cost data to CMS in their effort to reform the Ambulance Fee Schedule.  Over the next four years, all EMS agencies who bill […]

Operations Reimbursement & Finance
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Medicare Update (Part I)

Advocacy Executive & Leadership Reimbursement & Finance
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Medicare Update (Part II)

Advocacy Executive & Leadership Reimbursement & Finance
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“”Everything’s Negotiable”—Practical Pointers for Rock-Solid Facility Contracts

Join Brian Werfel, Steve Wirth, and AAA President-Elect Shawn Baird as they give you the tools you need to negotiate better facility agreements that you won’t regret later. In this must-attend practical skills workshop, attorneys Brian and Steve and provider Shawn Baird have teamed up to roleplay winning negotiation strategies with examples from actual facility […]

Compliance Executive & Leadership Operations
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5 Steps to Acing an Audit

Compliance EMS Quick Takes Reimbursement & Finance
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