Page, Wolfberg & Wirth
Steve Wirth is a founding partner of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth. In a distinguished four-decade public safety career, Steve has worked in virtually every facet of EMS – as first responder, firefighter, EMT, paramedic, flight paramedic, EMS instructor, fire officer, and EMS executive. He was one of central Pennsylvania’s first paramedics. Steve brings a pragmatic and business-oriented perspective to his diverse legal practice having served for almost a decade as senior executive of a mid-sized air and ground ambulance service, helping to build the company from the ground up.
The New Era of HIPAA Enforcement – Managing the Top 5 Risks of a “HIPAA Breach” in the Ambulance Industry A new round of government enforcement action and audits is now in “full swing.” In today’s world of medical transportation, we have a legal obligation to protect patient information, even in the emergent setting that […]
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 the next four years, all EMS agencies […]
What do public policy, government advocacy, workforce programs, and reimbursement all have in common? You guessed it – DATA! Join the ACE Faculty members as they walk through the impact CMS’ Cost Data Collection will have on the future of EMS beyond the burden of reporting and potential 10% penalty.
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 […]