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ATS Legislative Update: House Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Important Trauma Legislation

Thursday, February 12, 2015  
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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing to consider two important pieces of legislation focused on improving trauma care throughout the United States. "The Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act (HR 648)" and "The Access to Life-Saving Trauma Care for All Americans Act" (HR 647). "The Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act" would reauthorize the Trauma and Emergency Care Systems Grants through 2020. These programs are essential to ensure the coordination of trauma care delivery among trauma centers, ambulances, helicopters, state and local governments as well as implement and evaluate innovative models of regionalized emergency care systems.  Click here to read more....


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