Bipartisan Victory in the Senate: Protecting Veterans’ Access to Lifesaving Ambulance Services

Bipartisan Victory in the Senate: Protecting Veterans’ Access to Lifesaving Ambulance Services By Adam Patterson *   In a significant win for veterans and the ambulance industry, the U.S. Senate recently passed legislation that included an amendment sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas, aimed at preventing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from […]

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Colossal Fail – ET3!

Colossal Fail – ET3! By Chuck Humphrey, B.A., EMT-B, CAC, CACO, CADS, *   What Happened? When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model as a nationwide demonstration program, I was excited. When speaking with my colleagues in the EMS industry, I gushed how I […]

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Sending Season’s Greetings from our Family to Yours

Sending Season’s Greetings from our Family to Yours  By S. Mark Talley, Chief Executive Officer* There is an old saying that says, “the days are long, but the years are short”. Perhaps you have heard that one too? If you are like me, you realize how true that statement is, especially during the holiday season. […]

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Extend the Medicare Extenders have been Extended!!!

Extend the Medicare Extenders have been Extended!!! By Chuck Humphrey, B.A., EMT-B, CAC, CACO, CADS, *   The Gift in Numbers… Remember these numbers 2037 and 2454. That’s S2037 and HR2454 as Congress passed these companion measures in a late-year Omnibus funding package that gifts two very big items to the ambulance industry this year. […]

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