his role as Vice President of Business Development for
Quick Med Claims (QMC), Ed Marasco is responsible for
developing new business opportunities and service lines,
providing consulting services to medical transportation
organizations, and supporting existing QMC clients.
Previously, Mr. Marasco was a Regional Vice President of
hospital-based services for Air Methods Corporation
(AMC), the world's largest air ambulance operator. Prior
to the acquisition of CJ Systems Aviation Group (CJ),
Mr. Marasco served as the Senior Vice President for Air
Medical Services for CJ.
Mr. Marasco served as the Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer of Emergency Resource Management,
Inc., a subsidiary of the University of Pittsburgh
Medical Center (UPMC). In this capacity, he guided the
operation of a $25+ million physician practice. In
addition, he served as a member of the Board of
Directors for the STAT MedEvac Program.
Mr. Marasco received a Bachelor of Science degree in
Secondary Education from the University of Pittsburgh
and a Master's degree in Public Management from the H.J.
Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at
Carnegie Mellon University. In addition, he was
certified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Marasco has more than 15 years of prehospital
clinical experience and more than 25 years of healthcare
management experience and has lectured extensively on
finance and reimbursement topics.
Mr. Marasco has been actively involved with the
Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) for more than
20 years, where he served as a member of the Fixed Wing
Committee and the Finance and Reimbursement Committee.
He served on the AAMS' Board of Directors as the
Chairman of the Finance and Reimbursement Committee for
more than four years. Mr. Marasco represented the
Association of Air Medical Services in the Negotiated
Rulemaking Process to establish a new Ambulance
Reimbursement Fee Schedule for the Medicare Program.
Mr. Marasco also serves on the Boards of several health
care organizations, including Jefferson Regional Medical
Center, West Penn Allegheny Health System and the
Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation.