February 25, 2022
Over 250 ambulance services around the state provide care and transportation for Minnesotans experiencing medical emergencies. We found that the state’s oversight of ambulance services is insufficient and the process of allocating geographic areas to ambulance services needs reform. Further, the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB) has been ineffective in its regulation and support of ambulance services. We make recommendations to both the Legislature and EMSRB to improve ambulance service regulation.
This report won a 2023 Certificate of Impact Award from the NCSL National Legislative Program Evaluation Society.
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