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Field EMS Bill Introduced

On October 7, 2011, Representatives Tim Walz (D-MN) and Sue Myrick (R-NC) introduced the Field EMS Quality, Innovation, and Cost-Effectiveness Improvements Act of 2011 (H.R. 3144). This bill addresses many of the challenges plaguing field EMS to better fulfill public expectations that all who need emergency medical care in the field can depend upon the highest quality of care and transport to the most appropriate setting. To learn more about this important legislation, please follow the links to a section-by-section summary, a white paper, and the bill's text.

  • H.R. 3144 Field EMS Bill
  • H.R. 3144 Field EMS Bill White Paper
  • H.R. 3144 Field EMS Bill Section by Section
  • Organizations that Support H.R. 3144
    • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
    • Advocates for EMS (AEMS)
    • American Heart Association (AHA)
    • Missouri Ambulance Association
    • Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association
    • National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE)
    • National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP)
    • National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
    • National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)
    • National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA)
    • PHI Air Medical
    • Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA)

 

 
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