Pennsylvania BLS Ambulance Staffing Exceptions Bulletin Published

Act 17 of 2020 amended the EMS System Act to permit the Department of Health to grant exceptions to the ambulance staffing standard for Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulances for agencies not licensed to provide service higher than the BLS level. The Bureau of EMS has established a process and criteria for accepting and reviewing these exception requests from EMS agencies.

The BLS Ambulance Staffing Exceptions Bulletin from the Pennsylvania Department of Health can be accessed below.

EMSIB 2020-27 Act 17 of 2020 BLS Ambulance StaffingExceptions