Page, Wolfberg & Wirth
For over 15 years, Page, Wolfberg & Wirth has been the nation’s leading EMS industry law firm. PWW attorneys and consultants have decades of hands-on experience providing EMS, managing ambulance services and advising public, private and nonprofit clients across the U.S.
PWW helps EMS agencies with reimbursement, compliance, HR, privacy and business issues, and provides training on documentation, liability, leadership, reimbursement and more. Visit the firm’s website at www.pwwemslaw.com, call 877-EMS-LAW1 (717-691-0100) to talk to any of our attorneys and consultants or email Karen Kreider firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in onsite compliance or documentation training.
PWW’s Ambulance Compliance Program Tool Kit is specifically designed to deal with the new overpayment refund rules with model forms and policies, a model compliance plan, code of conduct, and compliance training program.
FULL LIST OF Page, Wolfberg & Wirth RESULTS
3 ways a toxic EMS culture creates liability–
Aside from the human costs of a toxic organizational culture, the legal costs can add up just as quickly
Outsourcing ambulance billing: Pros and cons–
Like most issues any ambulance operation must address, there is no "one size fits all" answer as a lot of variables come into play
Understanding, preventing harassment in the EMS workplace–
Here's four proactive measures EMS employers can take to prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace
5 EMS compliance resolutions–
Ensure your EMS billing is in compliance at the start of the calendar year or fiscal year with five important resolutions
5 steps to improve EMS provider engagement–
EMS leaders can better understand the types of employees in their agency by assessing the level of engagement and commitment
Drug diversion legal brief for EMS leaders–
Here are six strategies to prevent drug diversion, part of the EMS profession's important role in the fight against the opioid overdose epidemic
EMS training time: To pay or not to pay–
Know and understand the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations to determine if EMS training is compensable
Why patient refusal documentation is in your best interest–
When patients do not act in their best interest having them sign a patient refusal form is in your best interest as an EMS professional
7 federal payer expectations of EMS–
Here are the seven expectations all ambulance services should strive to meet when dealing with Medicare, Medicaid and other federal payers
5 costly EMS documentation mistakes–
Here are the five EMS documentation mistakes that deny patients coverage they deserve and EMS agencies fair compensation for their services
EMS use of red lights and sirens is a dangerous sacred cow–
The evidence tells us that not using red lights and sirens should be the rule – and using them should be an infrequent exception
New Medicare regulations are game changer for EMS billing–
Is your department properly identifying reporting and returning overpayments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services?
5 questions you should ask about your mobile devices–
Securing data in an EMS environment is critical to avoiding breaches of patient information and triggering mandatory reporting
EMS employers can restrict the use of medical or recreational marijuana on or off duty–
Here is why paramedic chiefs and EMS leaders need to have a drug-free workplace policy to restrict EMS provider marijuana use
Can EMS providers be negligent for not following current AHA guidelines?–
What is the clinical obligation vs. legal obligation when the standard of care changes for cardiac arrest treatment?
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