Expertise DescriptionI have over 35 years experience in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Billing and have worked as an EMT with a focus on the pre-hospital care environment in a number of areas, including Neonatology, Pediatrics, Cardiology, and Emergency Response. I have also provided Fire Departments and Private Ambulance Companies with pre-hospital care billing and collections efforts as the Director of Operations for an EMS billing and collections center, directing the work of seven subordinates, and indirectly—more than fifty billing and collections clerks and customer service agents. I have additional experience as a police officer and was listed as one of the inventors of a “patient-pending” solution that covered a set of procedures and technology for a complex ems data collection and billing system.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes providing testimony as a police officer in pre-trial hearings, court trials, and / or traffic court more than 100 times.
I have worked as a consultant by providing a variety of consulting services to municipal government and private agencies looking for solutions to complex and challenging issues. My experience includes working on a consulting project that involved creating a comprehensive EMS billing and collections program.
I spent the better part of four years working as an operations VP for a Billing and Collections unit. We did billing and collections for ambulance transportation and or medical billing. I have deep knowledge of coding, and associated modifiers, including DRGs when it comes to hospital-based components. I also have experience invoicing as it relates to hospitalizations.
|M.A.||Psychology||National University||San Diego||CA|
|B.A.||Political Science||History||University of California||CA|