November 23, 2021

Federal Regulations and Vaccine Updates for EMS

Attached is the presentatin on Federal Regulations and Vaccine Updates presented at the LAA Membership meeting on November 17, 2021.   This...

November 11, 2021

Panasonic EMS Case Study

The Alliance is proud to be able to provide our providers with Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 20 and TOUGHBOOK 33 devices as a part of our Electronic Rural...

October 13, 2021

EMS Labor Shortage in Rural America

NBC News Article by Phil McCausland The pandemic-induced shortage of emergency medical technicians and paramedics nationwide is so dire that...

September 14, 2021

LAA Responds to Hurricane Ida

When duty calls, EMS answers! During the last week of August, citizens of south Louisiana became aware of the impending storm, a possible Category 4...

August 05, 2021

Medicaid Provider Enrollment Portal Update

The Louisiana Department of Health recently published an updated Informational Bulletin regarding the portal (linked here and attached below). The...

July 16, 2021

2021 National EMS For Children Survey Results

NEDARC, the administrators of the national EMSC surveys, has released a National Report.  This report is a snapshot of how 6,000+ EMS agencies across...

July 08, 2021

LRAA SURGE VIDEOS

You can now watch our LRAA Surge Videos on Youtube to prepare for the 2021 Hurricane Season. All crews must watch all 8 videos and pass the Surge...

July 07, 2021

ACE4EMS Update

ACE4EMS Update from Alliance Education Coordinator, Evon Smith First, please allow me to thank YOU, the rural EMS providers for partnering with ACE 4...

June 03, 2021

LAA is on the Road Again

It is safe to say that the Alliance may have celebrated EMS Week all month long in May! Now that our staff is fully vaccinated, we had the wonderful...

May 05, 2021

Training opportunity - Transportation of Children with Special Health Care Needs

   Do you transport or interact with children who have special health care needs?  "Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special...

April 29, 2021

Medicaid Provider Enrollment Portal Launching in June 2021

The new Louisiana Medicaid Provider Enrollment Portal will launch in June 2021. The enrollment portal is being designed to meet Centers for Medicare...

April 08, 2021

New Orleans EMTs Deliver Vaccines to Homebound Residents

Just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, emergency medical technician Shakera Brown pulled up to a brown house with green trim in the Gentilly...

March 26, 2021

New Savvik Website

March 18, 2021

Governor Edwards Attends Acadian Ambulance Operations Center Grand Opening

Story by: John Guidroz
Published by: AmericanPress.com Gov. John Bel Edwards joined state and local officials Tuesday to celebrate the grand...

February 24, 2021

Louisiana Ambulance Providers Take on Ice Storm

On Monday February 15, 2021 an ice storm swept through Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and much of the country. Thanks to all of the Louisiana Ambulance...

February 05, 2021

Characteristics and Challenges of Rural Ambulance Agencies – A Brief Review and Policy Considerations

Every year, nearly 10 million rural Americans receive emergency medical services (EMS) care. There are 23,272 ambulance agencies in the U.S., and 73...

January 19, 2021

La. Dept. of Health Informational Bulletin 21-02 - Medicaid Managed Care Provider Issue Resolution

Please see the attached informational bulletin which outlines the options available to ambulance providers for pursuing resolution of claims payment...

January 13, 2021

Streets of COVID Documentary to Focus on First Responders

A Michigan paramedic is working on a documentary film that will focus on EMS providers working through the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Streets of Covid"...

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