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Texas Ambulance Association 2012 Meeting 4/19/12

Added: March 19, 2012


The Texas Ambulance Association will be hosting its annual meeting in South Padre Island this year April 19th -20th. Come and learn all the updates regarding Operations, Billing, and much more!


Thursday April 19, 2012

07:30 am-09:00 am


09:00 am-10:30 am

EMS Billing-Trailblazer-Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership

10:30 am-10:45 am

Refreshment Break-Prudentia/EXTRACO Insurance

10:45 am-12:00 pm

EMS Billing-Trailblazer-Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership

12:00 pm-01:00 pm

Lunch Provided-Black Ink Systems

01:00 pm-02:00 pm

EMS Billing-Trailblazer-Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership

02:00 pm-02:15 pm

Refreshment Break-Hosted by The Phoenix Group/Beaupre Insurance Service

02:15 pm-04:00 pm

EMS Billing Round Table Wrap Up

03:00 pm-05:00 pm

TAA Board/Membership Meeting and Directors Election

05:00 pm-07:30pm

Exhibitors Reception-Hosts:  Professional Ambulance Sales, The Phoenix Group,  Frazer Bilt Ambulance Sales, Lone Star Emergency Vehicles, San Antonio Ambulance Sales, SouthWesr Ambulance Sales, Zoll Medical, Ferno, Emergicon, Integrated Vehicle & Equipment Leasing,   MedservEMS Management, Black Ink Systems, Intermedix, EMS Management & Consulting, Anything Promotional & Printing



Friday April 20, 2012

08:00 am-08:30 am
08:30 am-09:00 am TAA President’s Welcome
09:00 am-10:30 am Brian Werfel Seminar- Hosted By Stryker Medical Corporation
10:30 am-10:45 am Refreshment Break-Hosted by Beaupre Insurance Service/ EXTRACO Insurance
10:45 am-12:00 pm Brian Werfel Seminar-Q & A
12:00 pm-01:00 pm Lunch Hosted & Awards Presentation Hosts South Texas Emergency Care Foundation


2012 Conference Faculty


Gail Atnip, Part B Provider Relations Specialist with TRAILBLAZER and Christina Salinas, Provider  Relations Representative of TMHP will provide the forum on EMS Billing this year.


Brian Werfel will update us on the most recent developments with Medicare including signature requirements, repeated missions/interrupted stays, contractor changes and other recent developments involving Medicare and Medicaid.


Carmen Irwin CMS


John Buck of Emerus  will address Free Standing Clinics In rural Texas