We are pleased to announce that G. Christopher Kelly has joined PWW as a full-time attorney. Chris is a nationally-recognized EMS attorney and consultant, based in Nashville, who will advise PWW's clients on issues of reimbursement, compliance, privacy and more. He has significant experience litigating health care cases, defending clients against False Claims Act allegations and successfully challenging CMS regarding Medicare regulations on behalf of EMS agencies.
Chris has won several cases that have had a major impact on ambulance reimbursement across the U.S. He's also a sought-after speaker on a wide range of compliance-related topics and has presented at numerous state and national EMS conferences.
Since 2005, Chris has served as the Chief Legal Officer for a national EMS software and billing company. In that role, he oversaw the consulting division and provided guidance to public, private and nonprofit ambulance services nationwide. He has recovered more than $20 million for his clients over the course of his career by representing them in Medicare and Medicaid audits, investigations, state licensing issues, contracts, overpayment appeals, and other matters.
Chris brings his years of experience with ambulance services and billing companies to his role as Of Counsel at PWW, allowing us to further expand our ability to serve the EMS industry. He will be a featured speaker at XI and abc360 conferences and an instructor for NAAC's certification courses.