Publication Date: January 2011
Publisher: National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Author(s): Peter Swanson
Research Area: Health; Social conditions
Keywords: EMS; ACA; Medicare; Insurance
Coverage: United States
The scope of emergency services local governments provide
has expanded over the years from fire fighting and rescue to
providing advanced medical care, transport and a point-ofaccess
to the health system. As a result, emergency medical
services (EMS) have become more costly.
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