Act 37 (New EMS Act)

Click here to view Act 37

Click here to view the final Rules and Regulations that go with Act 37. 

Most provisions go into effect April 10, 2014


Notices in the PA Bulletin are issues or lists referenced in the Regulations such as the EMS scope of practice list may change from year to year.

The Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC) has done an excellent job of compiling a list of laws, regulations and proposed legislation relative to EMS. Check out the PEHSC site and consider getting involved.

EMS Information Bulletins are memos related to EMS policy, clarifications to EMS regulation, or general recommendations from the Bureau of EMS.

Out of hospital DNR orders allow EMS personnel to honor the wishes of terminally ill patients.

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