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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. Soon, 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 […]

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. Soon, 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 Schedule.  Over […]

Advocacy Hot Topics Pre-Conference Workshop 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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Are Your KPIs Costing You Money?

Please join A.A.A. Consultants Scott Moore, Esq. and Brian Werfel, Esq. for a critical look at some of the more common reimbursement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) used by our industry. Scott and Brian will discuss how these KPIs are currently being used (or misused) by ambulance billing operations, and provide their thoughts on how these […]

Reimbursement & Finance
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Cost Collection Overview

Soon, 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 Medicare will […]

Operations Reimbursement & Finance
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Interactive Contract Negotiation Workshop

What do you get when you put multiple attorneys in a room?  Hopefully, potential answers to some of the challenges facing your EMS organization. Please join noted EMS attorneys Margaret Keavney, Scott Moore, Matthew R. Streger, Brian Werfel, and Steve Wirth for an interactive discussion on the role contractual arrangements play in an efficient EMS […]

Compliance Executive & Leadership Operations
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