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Section 201

Attorney General Interprets “Section 201” of the Emergency Medical Services Act

by on February 1, 2015

posted in Emergency Medical Services,

The Attorney General has recently issued an opinion covering questions that counties and cities have expressed concerning “Section 201” of the Emergency Medical Services (“EMS”) Act. The opinion addresses some ambiguities in the administration of Health & Safety Code section 1797.201 (known as “Section 201”) concerning “grandfathered” city and fire-district EMS providers.  ... Continue Reading

tags: EMS Act, Grandfathered EMS Providers, Local EMS Agencies, Section 201,

Cota Cole Attorney Authors Article Explaining “Section 201” of the Emergency Medical Services Act

by on December 16, 2014

posted in Emergency Medical Services,

The following is from the Introduction of the article, “‘Grandfathering’ of Emergency Medical Services Under ‘Section 201’ of the Emergency Medical Services Act,” published in the Public Law Journal, Fall 2014, by Derek P. Cole.  For the full text of this article, click here:  Public Law Journal EMS Article The Emergency Medical Services System and the Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Personnel Act, or as it is generally known, the “EMS Act,” comprehensively regulates emergency medical care in California.  Enacted in 1980, the Act provides for the creation of emergency ... Continue Reading

tags: emergency medical care, Emergency Medical Services Act, EMS, health care law, Section 201,