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GEMT Program Bills Introduced, SB 5840 & HB 2007

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with SB 5840 and HB 2007.  These legislative bills will provide the enabling legislation needed to create a State Plan Amendment "SPA" which will allow Washington's public ambulance providers to participate in the Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) supplemental reimbursement program, through the federal government.
Your support will provide; 
  • $100 million dollars in new money to public safety!
  • More than $20 million in new revenue to the Washington General fund!
  • At no cost to the state or tax payer!
Read more about the GEMT Program

We need your help.  Please share this information with your elected officials and staff.

Should you have questions regarding these bills, or the GEMT program, you may contact:

Wayne Senter
Executive Director
Washington Fire Chiefs 
Keith Wright
Fire Chief
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

Posted: Feb 5, 2015,
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