Engrossed Senate Bill (S)

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Air ambulance services. Adds a representative of an entity that provides air ambulance services to the composition of the Indiana emergency medical services commission (commission). Requires the commission with the assistance of the state department of health to develop and recommend statewide standards for activation and use of air medical services for transport of patients from the emergency scene to a trauma center. Requires that the standards must be updated at least every three years. Provides a public safety officer special death benefit to an emergency medical services provider who, after June 30, 2017, dies as a direct result of Air ambulance services. Adds a representative of an entity that provides air ambulance services to the composition of the Indiana emergency medical services commission (commission). Requires the commission with the assistance of the state department of health to develop and recommend statewide standards for activation and use of air medical services for transport of patients from the emergency scene to a trauma center. Requires that the standards must be updated at least every three years. Provides a public safety officer special death benefit to an emergency medical services provider who, after June 30, 2017, dies as a direct result of personal injury or illness resulting from the provider's performance of duties as an employee of an air ambulance services provider maintained by a health care system affiliated with a state educational institution, if the provider's employer purchases coverage. ... View more