All Ems Professionals Encouraged To Register For Ems On The Hill Day 2012


 
 

NAEMT | | Wednesday, November 16, 2011


EMS professionals from across the country are encouraged to register for EMS on
the Hill Day to be held on March 21, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

Hosted by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), this event
welcomes EMS professionals from across the nation to come together and tell their members of
Congress about the challenges they face in providing emergency medical care, and to advocate
for the passage of key EMS legislation.

EMS on the Hill Day:

  • Includes representation from all sectors of the EMS community
  • Sends a consistent message to our elected leaders on the important issues facing EMS in our
  • country
  • Builds and strengthens our relationships with Senate and House leaders and their staff
  • Program highlights include:


March 20, 2 p.m.
Bonus event: As an added benefit for 2012, attendees will be able to participate, free of change, in the Reimbursement Task Force meeting of the American Ambulance Association at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, at the Washington Plaza Hotel. The meeting will address reimbursement issues affecting EMS and will discuss health care reform, Medicare ambulance relief and other hot topics.

All EMS Professionals Encouraged to Register for EMS on the Hill Day 2012, add 1

March 20, 5 p.m.
Participants meet for an informative pre-Hill visit briefing. March 21, morning/afternoon — Participants attend scheduled appointments with their Senate and House leaders and their staff to talk about challenges they face and EMS legislation that can help.

March 21, Evening
Participants relax and gather together for a post-Hill visit reception. The Washington Plaza Hotel serves as headquarters for the event. “This event is hosted by NAEMT to help ensure that EMS has a strong voice in the nation’s capitol and in government decisions that affect EMS practitioners and their ability to provide quality care to their patients,” says Jim Judge, Director, Region II, and NAEMT Advocacy Committee Chair. “Please join me and EMS professionals from throughout the nation as we work to educate our congressional leaders on EMS issues and advocate for the passage of key EMS legislation. The success of this event depends on participation from the EMS community, so please join us as we work to make EMS on the Hill Day 2012 the best year yet.”

Registration is now open at www.naemt.org.

More than 32,000 members strong, NAEMT is the nation’s only professional association representing all EMS practitioners, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, first responders and other professionals working in prehospital emergency medicine. NAEMT members work in all sectors of EMS, including government service agencies, fire departments, hospitalbased ambulance services, private companies, industrial and special operations settings, and in the military.
 




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