The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of EMS has the responsibility of licensing EMS providers, practitioners, and vehicles functioning in the State of Louisiana that are subject to licensing statutes. Emergency Medical Services providers (ambulance services) are licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of EMS. This includes both ground and air ambulance services. In addition, all emergency medical vehicles (ambulances, air ambulances, emergency medical response and sprint vehicles) are required to be licensed by LDH.
The Alliance works closely with the Bureau of EMS to address issues within the Health Standards purview that impact Alliance members.
All information pertaining to licensure applications or renewals, inspections, checklists, and necessary forms can be found at https://ldh.la.gov/page/3637.