Reallocation of EMS Grant Funds to Increase Medicaid Reimbursement Rate

Dec 2, 2020 | Legislation - Dec 2020

Senator Pittman plans to introduce legislation to reallocate the $4.5 million currently awarded to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) annually through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program (FCEMSGP), and use it to increase their Medicaid reimbursement rate for transporting Medicaid recipients.  In doing so, it will allow us to capture federal funds and increase our ability to increase Medicaid reimbursements to EMS by $9 million.

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