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  • February 14, 2019
    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced Feb. 14 that they will begin testing a model policy in which CMMI reimburses fire departments for the cost of providing Medicare beneficiaries with treatment-without-transportation and transporting patients to alternative destinations. read more
  • April 11, 2019
    The fire service owns EMS in the United States; it’s time to step up and provide our visionary leadership to EMS. The future of EMS depends on you. read more
  • February 14, 2019
    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced Feb. 14 that they will begin testing a model policy in which CMMI reimburses fire departments for the cost of providing Medicare beneficiaries with treatment-without-transportation and transporting patients to alternative destinations. read more
  • February 4, 2019
    Many conferences offer multiple breakout sessions. Which session should you attend? Should you attend only one full session or session-jump and miss parts of each? FRM’s solution: the World Café model, also known as speed dating. read more

EMS Section

With over 1,600 members, the EMS Section is one of the IAFC's largest, and offers a wealth of resources to members and the EMS community.

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EMS Replica Logo

Once adopted, the REPLICA Interstate Compact will allow EMS personnel to continue caring for a patient, even if they cross state lines. Learn more about how REPLICA can help your fire department!

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PPACA

Passed in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is bringing substantial changes to the fire service as both healthcare providers and employers. 

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EMS Events
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Fire-Rescue Med

June 3 - 7, 2019
Henderson, NV
Education for fire-based EMS leaders, including new and aspiring chiefs, on hiring and retaining, public/private integration, technology, billing for services, community paramedicine, active shooter response & more.
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EMS medics

The IAFC EMS topic area focuses on fire-based EMS issues and policy, emergency response to epidemics/emerging diseases, firefighter rehab and more. The majority of our work is done by the EMS Section, which also hosts the annual Fire-Rescue Med conference to address a wide-variety of in-the-news and ongoing EMS issues.