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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2020-00650


CCR details

Tracking Number 2020-00650
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1011 Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division (1011, 1015 Series)
CCR Number 6 CCR 1015-3
CCR Title EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 08/31/2020
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2020-00650.pdf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2020-00650.pdf
Statutory Authority 25-3.5-203(1)(a.5), Section 25-3.5-206(4)(a), Section 25-3.5-207(4), and Section 25-3.5-207, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues The proposed rules implement the expanded scope of practice for all EMS providers, as passed in SB19-052. The proposed rules also update the medical acts EMS providers may perform and the medications they administer. The modifications align Coloradoís rules with the national scope of practice adopted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), reflect the current standard of EMS practice, and recognize EMSís role in public health initiatives such as Hepatitis A vaccinations and COVID-19 testing.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The revisions implement the expanded scope of practice for all EMS providers, as passed in SB19-052. The proposed rules also update the medical acts EMS providers may perform and the medications they administer. The modifications align Coloradoís rules with the national scope of practice adopted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), reflect the current standard of EMS practice, and recognize EMSís role in public health initiatives such as Hepatitis A vaccinations and COVID-19 testing.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2020-00650.doc
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2020-00650.doc
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number SB19-052
Hearing Date 10/22/2020
Hearing Time 02:00 PM
Hearing Location Via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvceqhrTIuGNzh0oDOMVnc-Nlu69m4J-si
Contact Name Karen Osthus
Contact Title Policy Analyst
Contact Telephone 303-692-2862
Contact email karen.osthus@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02020-00650.doc
Redline Redline2020-00650.pdf
Adopting agency Chief Medical Officer - Dept. of Public Health & Environment
Adopted Date 10/22/2020
AGO requested date 10/26/2020
Attorney General Opinion 11/04/2020
Colorado Register publication date 11/25/2020
Effective Date 01/01/2021
Inserted into CCR 01/11/2021