emergency services

Opinion

Opinion: Ending Surprise Medical Bills

The threat of a surprise medical bill could soon be a thing of the past. Congress passed the No Surprises Act (NSA) last December as part of a $2.3 trillion spending package designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In its simplest form, the NSA protects “patients from receiving surprise medical bills resulting from gaps in coverage

Opinion

Opinion: Will an Ambulance Be Available When You Call?

Our emergency medical services professionals have been devastated by the pandemic. By August 3, 35 emergency medical technicians and paramedics had died from the coronavirus nationwide, and the rate of COVID-19-fatalities for medics was about four times higher than the rate for firefighters. Thousands of medics have been afflicted, many will never be able to

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