G. Christopher Kelly, chief legal officer, EMS Consultants. Chris is an attorney who focuses on the ambulance industry. He writes regularly for EMS World and sits on the magazine’s editorial advisory board. He has also co-authored two books on HIPAA for EMS and ambulance services. Chris has represented many ambulance services in Medicare audits and formal investigations, State licensing issues, contracting issues, overpayment appeals and numerous other EMS related issues, winning several cases that have had major impact on ambulance reimbursement in the U.S..