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Massachusetts Ambulance Association

Upcoming events

    • September 27, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cataldo Ambulance Malden

    Join fellow ambulance fleet management professionals to network and solve common problems.

    September 27
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Cataldo Ambulance Malden
    25 Eastern Ave
    Malden, MA 02148

    Agenda will be posted to the website soon!

    • October 04, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Trinity EMS Training Center | Chelmsford

    Co-Hosted by the American Ambulance Association & Trinity EMS

    High Acuity, Low Occurrence (HALO) Events. In healthcare, we train for these events because they involve skills that do not get used often but have grave consequences when performed badly. In all levels of healthcare and public safety, we stress the importance of regular training to ensure the best result for our patients, the safety of our people, and the sustainability of our operation. However, EMS is notorious for not preparing our new and existing leaders for the critical roles hold.

    The American Ambulance Association brings you the EMS Supervisor Sim Lab. Like patient simulation, this workshop is a practical learning environment in which EMS supervisors and managers will be challenged to tackle real-life ambulance service personnel and operational issues. The participants will be provided with two fact-based scenarios prior to arriving to the workshop and asked to complete a brief outline of how they would approach each issue. During the workshop, EMS Attorneys Scott Moore and Brian Werfel will facilitate an interactive practical discussion and exercises with the participants, challenging common industry practices while highlighting the most strategic investigative procedures and techniques. Lastly, they will outline and assist the EMS Supervisors with drafting comprehensive, and legally defensible, investigative report.

    The best way to predict how your supervisors and managers will act when faced with difficult and legally complicated situations, is to train early and often. Join us for one of the three upcoming workshops.

    AAA Supervisor SimLab
    October 4, 2018 from 9:00-4:00 p.m.
    Trinity EMS Training Center
    Trinity EMS, 10 Jean Avenue, Suite 12, Chelmsford, MA 01824
    Register Now on the AAA Website>
    $300 for AAA Members, $600 for non-members of AAA


    Scott Moore, Esq

    Scott A. Moore, Esq. has been in the emergency medical services field for over 26 years. Scott has held various executive positions at several ambulance services in Massachusetts. Scott is a licensed attorney, specializing in Human Resource, employment and labor law, employee benefits, and corporate compliance matters. Scott has a certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and was the Co-Chair of the Education Committee for the American Ambulance Association (AAA) for several years. In addition, Scott is a Site Reviewer for the Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS). Scott earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Salem State College and his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. Scott maintains his EMT and still works actively in the field as a call-firefighter/EMT in his hometown. Scott is a member of the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Northeast Human Resource Association.

    Brian Werfel

    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 Ambulance, as well as the author of the AAA’s HIPAA Reference Manual. 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.

    • December 05, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Armstrong Training Center | Woburn, MA

    NEW DATE! Moved to December 5.

    Ambulance providers across the state are challenged by human resources issues ranging from compliance to recruitment to retention. Please join us for a peer-to-peer summit to learn from one another's mistakes and successes.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Speakers Needed!

    Have an idea for a 20-minute presentation? Please email maa@ambulance.org to request to present! Please include the following:

    • Names of all presenters
    • Topic title
    • 1-2 sentence description of session


    Armstrong Ambulance Training Center
    10 Micro Dr
    Woburn, MA 01801

Past events

September 13, 2018 Operations Luncheon
September 12, 2018 Ambulance Billing Working Group
June 06, 2018 Operations Summit
May 30, 2018 EMS Pro (formerly CT EMS Expo)
May 03, 2018 Operations Luncheon
April 26, 2018 Fleet Luncheon
February 16, 2018 Priority Dispatch Advanced EMD Certification
February 15, 2018 MAA Annual Dinner & Special Meeting
February 15, 2018 EMD Workshop (Ambulance & Public Safety)
February 07, 2018 Priority Dispatch Advanced EMD Certification
January 25, 2018 Operations Luncheon
January 10, 2018 Operations Summit
December 05, 2017 Membership Meeting
November 16, 2017 November Fleet Services Luncheon
October 19, 2017 Massachusetts EMS Conference
September 28, 2017 Operations Group Meeting
September 19, 2017 OEMS Ambulance Inspection Workshop
September 11, 2017 Billing Summit 2017
July 26, 2017 July Fleet Services Luncheon
July 13, 2017 Accident Reporting and Investigation Workshop
June 07, 2017 Operations Summit
May 10, 2017 May 2017 Membership CALL
April 06, 2017 Quarterly Operations Lunch
March 29, 2017 Fleet Services Luncheon
March 09, 2017 MAA Annual Dinner & Legislator of the Year Award
January 22, 2017 Bruins BFit First Responder Challenge
December 07, 2016 Best Practices Summit + MAA Membership Meeting
September 29, 2016 Compliance & Billing Workshop (AAA)
September 21, 2016 Employment Lawsuit Webinar (AAA)
September 20, 2016 September Membership Meeting
July 13, 2016 July Membership Meeting Teleconference
June 20, 2016 Virtual Billing Roundtable
May 04, 2016 MAA May 2016 Membership Meeting