2019 Plains to Peaks RETAC 2nd Annual EMS Financial Symposium

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Embassy Suites
7290 Commerce Center Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Registration Fee: $125

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This workshop will focus on accurately meeting the requirements for cost reporting to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Highlights include:

  • Working through the Survey Tool
  • Organizational Characteristics
  • Costs
  • Revenues
  • Getting Prepared

Speakers provided by the American Ambulance Association:

Asbel Montes has been a member of the American Ambulance Association (AAA) for eight years and has served on its board of directors; he is currently co-chair of the Payment Reform Steering Committee.

Rebecca Williamson is the Chairman of the American Ambulance Association's Medicare Regulatory Committee and is also a member of the American Ambulance Association Ethics Committee.


Agenda (times approximate and subject to change):

0730-0800 Registration
0800-0815 Introductions
0815-1000

  • How We Got Here and Where Are We Now?
    • Proposed Rule - Comment Period and First Round of Surveying
  • DORC-Working Through the Survey Tool 
    • Demographics
    • Operations
    • Revenues
    • Costs
  • Organizational Characteristics
    • Service Areas
    • Emergency Response Times
    • Service Volume
    • Service Mixes

1000-1030 Break
1030-1200

  • Costs
    • Labor
    • Facilities
    • Vehicles
    • Insurance, Maintenance, Utilities and Taxes

1200-1245 Lunch
1245-1500

  • Costs Continued
    • Equipment and Supplies
    • Non-medical Equipment and Supplies
    • Other Costs
  • Revenues
    • Insurers
    • Contracts
    • Membership Fees
    • Charitable Donations
    • Fees for Stand by Events

1500-1530 Break
1530-1700

  • Revenues Continued
    • Investments
    • Local Taxes
    • Enterprise Funds and Utility Rates
    • Sale of Assets and Services
    • Bond and Debt Financing
    • Grants
    • Earmarks
    • Other

Moving Forward - Timing and What to do to Prepare
How Does this relate to the Supplemental Reimbursement Program?


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Lodging

Embassy Suites online registration:
https://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/C/COSCCES-XPP-20191022/index.jhtml
$109/night double occupancy

Western Slope Options:
Contact NW RETAC Coordinator Addy Marantino [email protected]
970 987 1043


Conference Provided in Collaboration with the following:

  • Mile-High RETAC
  • National EMS Safety Summit 
  • Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado
  • NW RETAC