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Treatment-in-Place Medicare Bill Introduced in the Senate

The treatment-in-place legislation would provide the Health and Human Services Secretary the authority to reimburse ambulance providers for services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries.

CMS Announces Strategy to Enhance Hospital Capacity Amid COVID-19 Surge

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlined unprecedented comprehensive steps to increase the capacity of the American health care system.
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URGENT: Ask Your House Representative to Sign onto Treatment in Place Letter, NAEMT Says

NAEMT is urging its members to take immediate action so your U.S. House Representative signs onto a "Dear Colleague" letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to reimburse EMS for treatment in place (TIP) and telehealth facilitation.

PA Legislators Approve $50 Million for Emergency Medical Supplies in Coronavirus Fight

Under the law, the administration will determine how best to appropriate the money and supplies to health care systems.

OR Gov. Brown Halts Nonemergency Medical Procedures to Preserve Protective Gear

Brown's order includes hospitals, outpatient clinics, veterinarians, and dentists.

Call for Concept Period Now Open for F.A.I.R. EMS Measurement Project

This project intends to develop rural-relevant quality measures to be used in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Community.