Financial Reform Committee

The goal of this subcommittee is to advocate to both public and private payors to reform the reimbursement model for EMS here in NYS and work to describe and demonstrate the potential value proposition from using EMS in an expanded role.



D.C. Looking to Decouple Ambulance Transportation and Reimbursement

Washington D.C. is looking at a new business model to fix it’s 911 woes- forcing insurers to pay for ambulance service, regardless if the patient […]Read More »

Ambulance Reform Act

You may not know it but there is currently a major piece of EMS legislation in Congress.  The Medicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention and Reform […]Read More »

Wall Street Journal: The Revolution in EMS Care

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Jounal published an article entitled The Revolution in EMS Care.  The piece discusses a variety of different topics such as […]Read More »

Medicare ACO 2015 Results

Earlier this week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the 2015 quality and financial performance results for Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACO’s).  Currently […]Read More »

"Collaborative Health" Program Hopes to Encourage Others in Colorado

Collaborative Health is a new community paramedicine program supported by the Grand River Health Hospital and Colorado River Fire Rescue in Garfield County, Colorado. The […]Read More »

RESOURCE: Medlert Whitepaper on EMS Reform

Medlert, known for its EMS technology programs recently published a whitepaper titled How Can the Ambulance Industry Meet the Demand for Value-Based, Consumer-Driven Care?.  The paper covers a […]Read More »

The Need for Community Paramedicine

Doctor shortages in many rural regions across the US have led to paramedics stepping up to address the needs of these communities. Community paramedicine is […]Read More »

Promoting Innovations in EMS: National Steering Committee Webcasts

The Promoting Innovations in EMS (P.I.E.) Project hosted the National Steering Committee Meeting last month, where current barriers to improving EMS in the U.S. were […]Read More »

PIE Project National Steering Committee Recommendations Draft Posted: Register Now!

The Promoting Innovations in EMS Project has posted a working document of recommendation that will be discussed at the upcoming National Steering Committee Meeting. The […]Read More »

All About Grants: Exciting Plans in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Rhode Island

Grant money is often an important source of funding for community paramedicine programs, especially newer initiatives. At the end of the day, the goal is […]Read More »

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