What the Affordable Care Act Means for Fire Service EMS

On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision on what has been unofficially labeled “Obamacare,” upholding what is legally known as The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In my opinion, it will have a major impact on...


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Certainly, my speculation about what the Affordable Care Act will mean for fire service EMS is just that – speculation. But I am reasonably certain it will have a dramatic impact on fire departments that transport patients. You must be prepared to adjust to the changes that are coming.

 

Gary Ludwig will present “Management Case Studies for EMS Managers” and “Does the EMS Manager Know About This?” at EMS World Expo 2012, Oct. 29-Nov. 2 in New Orleans, LA.