Health Care and Human Resources Legislation PowerPoint Presentation

Health Care and Human Resources Legislation Presentation

Grand Canyon University: HCA-465

History of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2018

Overview:Administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) & Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)Goal is to create awareness among health care professionals of the special needs of children who are in need of emergency medical care

Kraft, 2018

Legislation affect on Health Care Organizations

Allows emergency personnel to be fully trained onMedicationEquipmentTrainingOther services for pediatric patientsAllows funding to be given for hospital for the needed equipment

Types of Health Care Organizations affected

Types of facilities that are primarily affected are:Emergency RoomsUrgent CareAny Hospital SettingParamedics and Emergency Medical Technicians are highly affected by this legislation

Penalties/fines associated with noncompliance

Civil PenaltyRanges from $5,000-$50,000 for willful failure to comply with regulationFines and imprisonment for violations

Challenges associated with Legislation

Very minimal challenges associated with the legislationEmergency Nurses Association applauds the Congress for the funding of $22.3 million for the legislationThere are major organizations who have supported this legislation and made it possible

References:

Kraft, C. (2018). AAPStatementSenatePassageEMSC. American Academy of Pediatrics. Retrieved from https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/AAPStatementSenatePassageEMSC.aspxS.3482 – Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 (2018). Congress.gov Retrieved from: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/3482/text(2018.). ENA Applauds Increased Funding for the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program as Part of Omnibus Appropriations BillPediatric. (2018). Retrieved from https://www.ena.org/press-room/articles/detail/2018/03/28/ena-applauds-increased-funding-for-the-emergency-medical-services-for-children-program-as-part-of-omnibus-appropriations-bill