Emergency Medical Services Working Group
Public Act 22-118 Section 136 requires the Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Departments of Social Services to establish a working group on emergency medical services. The first meeting of the working group convened on September 8, 2022
The working group shall include, but need not be limited to, the commissioners or their designees, representatives of volunteer emergency medical services providers, representatives of municipal or other nonprofit agencies that provide emergency medical services, representatives of hospital-based emergency medical services providers and representatives of for-profit emergency medical services providers. The working group may also include representatives of hospitals, emergency physicians, representatives of long-term care providers, representatives of health carriers and other emergency care providers.
The working group shall examine Medicaid and private commercial emergency medical services rates; the emergency medical services workforce; and the provision of emergency medical services, including, but not limited to, the adoption of mobile-integrated health care, and the provision of emergency medical services in other states.
Chair: Raffaella Calciano, RN, MEd., Paramedic, Director of OEMS
Co-Chair: Srinivas Banglaore
Meetings are typically held every other Wednesday at 11 a.m.
EMS Working Group 2023 Meeting Agenda and Minutes
EMS Working Group 2022 Meeting Agenda and Minutes