The Commissioner has the authority to allow EMS-related pilot projects under a Special Project Waiver application process under the Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).
In October 2014, DPH approved 2 special project waiver applications for Community Paramedic Pilot Projects in Massachusetts:
Cataldo Ambulance Service, in collaboration with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Post-Acute Care Transition (PACT) Program
- Special Project Waiver Application, 6/27/2014 (DOC)
- Special Project Waiver Application revised, 7/16/2104 (DOC)
- Special Project Approval, Terms and Conditions, 9/17/2014 (DOC)
- Special Project Approval Addendum and Effective Date, 10/16/2014 (DOC)