The Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin Board of Directors is pleased to announce they have recently appointed attorney Thomas Shorter as their consultant on health care matters, to include the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Shorter is with the firm Godfrey & Kahn in Madison.
According to PAAW President Patrick Ryan, “Mr. Shorter is highly regarded for his health care knowledge and awareness to ACA. We look forward to his expertise as we anticipate many questions about ACA and navigating it both as healthcare providers and as EMS employers. Having this relationship in place will help the Association, its members and other ambulance services that need a resource to consult.”
Mr. Shorter added, “We greatly value our new relationship with PAAW. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) the United States is rapidly moving towards more alignment of all health care providers, both clinically and economically. Ambulance service providers are a critical element of the system, and often the entry-point into the system. Our expertise in health care and corporate law allows us to partner with PAAW and its members to address the legal issues in the evolving healthcare landscape. We look forward to a long and relationship with PAAW.”
Mr. Shorter was also recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Health Lawyers Association, which is the largest national health law association in the US.