From Frankfort

Pilot program looks to decrease number of unnecessary medical emergency runs

06/27/2018 03:12 PM

FRANKFORT – In Kentucky, the demand for Emergency Medical Services is increasing while reimbursements are decreasing. To upturn this phenomenon, the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services implemented Kentucky’s first Mobile Integrated Health/Community Paramedicine Pilot Program on June 1, 2016. The primary goal of the program is to fill unmet needs with untapped resources, reduce 911 utilization and hospital emergency department visits, and create partnerships within the community. Members of the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government heard from Kentucky Board of Medical... Read more 

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