Emergency Medical Services

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 68 - Maryland Department of Emergency Management - Establishment Renaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is the Secretary of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary to be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; specifying that the Department is the successor of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency; etc. SB 68

Hearing 1/28 at 11:00 a.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs) (1/6)
SB 389 (HB 552) - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Emergency Service Transporters - Reimbursement Altering the medical services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances; and requiring the Department to increase the amount of certain reimbursement for emergency service transporters by $25 each fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 2022, until the rate is at least $300. SB 389

HB 552

Hearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m. (1/15)

Hearing 2/09 at 1:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations) (1/21)
SB 570 (HB 737) - Emergency Services - Exposure to Contagious Diseases and Viruses - Notification and Other Requirements Altering the definition of "contagious disease or virus" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the notification of a possible exposure of certain emergency services personnel to include 2019-nCoV; extending certain notification requirements regarding possible exposure to a contagious disease or virus to certain emergency medical services clinicians; requiring that certain emergency medical services clinicians receive certain training and certain equipment; etc. SB 570

HB 737

Referred Health and Government Operations (3/3)

Hearing 2/23 at 1:30 p.m. (2/4)
SB 865 - Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Emergency Service Transporters - Reimbursement Altering the transportation services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances; and altering the medical services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Department is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances. SB 865

Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m. (2/11)