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By Madelyn Beck
WyoFile.com 

Struggling ambulance services may find life support in proposed bill

 

January 12, 2023



Mounting pressures have made it nearly impossible for rural EMS agencies to balance their budgets, resulting in a spate of EMS office closures across Wyoming and increasing uncertainty about providing ambulance and emergency care to state residents. 

One proposed bill at the Legislature aims to create a new funding source. 

Sen. Cale Case (R-Lander) is sponsoring Senate File 43 – EMS districts, which would allow counties to form — and local voters to adopt and fund — EMS districts. 

“We’re hoping to get sustainable funding, hold the level of service or make it a little bit bet...



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