Requires the Indiana Emergency Medical Services Commission and the Department of Health to evaluate the use of air ambulance services in Indiana and implement statewide standards with the goal of preventing the overuse of air ambulance services. This does not apply to transfers between health facilities. On 2/14, the Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation passed SB 119, and on 2/20 the bill passed the Senate. SB 119 now heads to the House.
If you have feelings one way or the other your personal stories will have an impact. This bill does not affect intrahospital transport, only scene transport. Call or write your House Representative now.