2015 Operations Budget Summary Mission Statement To deliver leading-edge, quality, pre-hospital, regional, advanced life support emergency medical services designed to dynamically meet the needs of the citizens and visitors of our communities, through a unified team of caring professionals with an overriding goal of improving patient outcomes. Core Values • • • • • • • • EXCELLENCE FISCALLY RESPONSIBLE TRANSPARENCY PROFESSIONALISM COMMUNITY GUIDED TEAM-BASED CULTURE INTEGRITY ACCOUNTABILITY 2014 Accomplishments • Safety- 0 providers injuries and 0 loss time • Billing Revenue Enhancement: A year long focus on improving billing efficiency and increasing billing revenue. This was accomplished by: – Contracting with a new billing vendor – Restructuring of fee schedule – Reduced time from call completion to submission of bill • Implementation of Complete Quality Improvement Program: SCCEMS Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement program was developed and implemented. • Cardiac Monitor Service Life Extension ProgramCompletion of Phase II to refurbish the Philips MrX cardiac monitors extending the service life of the monitors by 5-8 years. 2015 SCCEMS Leadership Team Chief Executive Officer Bob Hotchkiss BA NREMT-P Board Chairman James Goss RN Board Vice-Chair Bob Barto Board Secretary/Treasurer Sharon Goldie Board Members Timothy Green William Wohl Sr. Mike Reynolds William Bond Jim McLeod Harold Walls Charles Foy Sr. Mike Keiter Chuck Freese Medical Director- Alexander Fernandez MD Budget Overview • SCCEMS will operate on a balanced budget for 2015. The budget reflects: – 1% increase in call volume over 2014 – Expected billing revenue increase – Increase in expenses due to benefit premiums and capital expenditures. – No increase in municipal request (remains at .1 mil- Request millage unchanged in 10 years) 2015 Operations Objectives • Customer service upgrades through: – Identity- New distinctive staff uniforms – Operational Efficiency • Unit peak time statusing to reduce response times and increase patient. • Utilization of new Chester County CAD system to increase response effectiveness. • Increase operational staffing by one additional ALS unit during peak time evaluation. • Purchase of new paramedic vehicle for Avondale station • Increased community outreach with educational and informational programs • Monthly reporting to our municipal partners. Sources of Revenue • • • • • • Patient Billing Municipal Funding Fund Drive Donations Grants Interest Income Other FY 2015 Budget Revenue Patient Billing Municipal Funding Fund Drive Donations Grants Other $ $ $ $ $ 600,000 375,000 100,000 20,000 4,500 * Other includes education income and equipment disposal revenue. Billing Revenue Overview • SCCEMS bills patients and their insurance for services provided. – Billing rates unchanged in 2015. – Rates are based on Medicare bundled levels – Vendor changes have resulted in increased return of revenue which has offset past year declines. – Of annual charges for service, SCCEMS writes off 55% to government contractural allowance (Medicare and Medicaid), 16% to bad debt and receives only about 25% of charges billed. FY 2015 Revenue Other 1% Fund Drive 9% Grants 2% Billing Revenue 54% Municipal Funding 34% Sources of Expense • • • • • • • • Wages & Benefits Reserves Capital Equipment Operations Insurance Contract Services Training Other FY 2015 Budget Expenses Wages & Benefits Capital Equipment Station Costs Operations Insurance Contract Services Training Other $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 799,000 58,500 21,000 64,000 52,000 91,975 14,000 3,500 FY 2015 Expenses Training 1% Other Insurance <1% 5% Contract Services 9% Stations 2% Operations 6% Capital 6% Salaries and Benefits 71% 5 Year Capital Budget Plan (Update)_ The SCCEMS Board of Directors and Operations staff have developed a 5 years Capital Budget Plan to meet future operational needs. • 2013 – $6,000 cardiac monitor upgrades- COMPLETE – $3,000 computer upgrades- COMPLETE • 2014 – $43,000 New Vehicle- MOVED TO 2015 • 2015 – $ 7,000 cardiac monitor upgrades- COMPLETED IN 2014 – $ 5,000 CAD Upgrades – $ 52,000- New Responder Vehicle for Avondale Station • 2016 – $52,000 New Responder Vehicle for JRH Station • 2017 – $ 5,000 Equipment and gear upgrades All municipal funding received goes directly into operations for the support of advanced life support operations. Without municipal funding, our annual loss would be $ 375,000 FY 2015 Projects/ Programs • • • • New Paramedic Responder vehicle Uniform upgrades Peak time study Operations under a new CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) system by the County. Thank you for your support! Please contact SCCEMS Chief/CEO Bob Hotchkiss at 610.869.1327 or [email protected] if you would like a presentation to your municipality. Monthly municipal updates will be received via e-mail by the 7th of each month. 2014 Annual Reports will be distributed to all municipalities in late Spring.