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Codifying Mobile Integrated Health Programs

SECTION 74.   Section 2 of chapter 111C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following clause:-

(16) provide for mobile integrated health programs that are also the primary ambulance service for a jurisdiction to avert emergency calls for EMS from emergency departments when care is more appropriate in a non-emergency department setting, provided, however, that: (i) the care shall occur with qualified medical direction; (ii) the mobile integrated health program shall be approved by the department pursuant to chapter 111O; and (iii) each mobile integrated health program's emergency department aversion protocols shall be approved by the department.