Ed Marasco is currently the vice president of Business Development for Quick Med Claims (QMC). Quick Med Claims provides revenue cycle management and consulting services for medical transportation organizations nationwide.
Previously, Marasco was a regional vice president of Hospital Based Services for Air Methods Corporation (AMC). Prior to the acquisition of CJ Systems, Marasco served as the senior vice president for Air Medical Services at CJ Systems Aviation Group (CJ).
Marasco spent thirteen years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in various administrative positions. He also served as vice president and chief operating officer of Emergency Resource Management, Inc.(ERMI), a subsidiary of the UPMC. In addition, he served as a member of the Board of Directors for the STAT MedEvac Program.
Marasco received a BS degree in Secondary Education from the University of Pittsburgh and an MPM degree 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. Marasco has more than fifteen (15) years of prehospital clinical experience and more than thirty (35) years of healthcare management experience.
Marasco has been actively involved with various industry professional organizations for more than thirty-five (35) years. He served as a member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Fixed Wing Committee and the Finance & Reimbursement Committee. Marasco served on the Board of AAMS as the chairman of the Finance & Reimbursement Committee for more than four (4) years. He represented the Association of Air Medical Services in the Negotiated Rulemaking Process to establish a new Ambulance Reimbursement Fee Schedule for the Medicare Program.
Marasco also serves on the boards of several health care organizations, including his present role as chairman of the Board at Jefferson Hospital, a subsidiary of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), the West Penn Allegheny Health System, the MedEvac Foundation International and the Jefferson Regional Foundation. He is one of the founding members of the Cures for KIDS Foundation. He is also an adjunct instructor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.