Brian Werfel, Esq.

Medicare Consultant, AAA

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

How Private Pay Became Self-Pay (And What to Do About It)

What’s Happening w/ Deductibles, Co-Pays and Insurance Managing Payer Behaviors / Being More Strategic Why Balance Billing The Patient Is A Last Resort Affordable For Who?

Billing & Compliance

Medicare Update

An invaluable overview of the latest issues affecting Medicare’s coverage of ambulance services. Topics will include the most recent Medicare payment data, the new safe harbors to the antikickback statutes, and an overview of CMS’s ongoing enforcement activities. The presentation will conclude with a Q&A session.

Billing & Compliance Medicare & Medicaid