HB 358 – Community Paramedicine Program/Funds

HB 358 – Community Paramedicine Program/Funds

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery), Rep. Holly Grange (R-New Hanover), Rep. Hugh Blackell (R-Burke), Rep. Brian Turner (D-Buncombe)

Bill Summary

This bill would establish a community paramedicine program within the Department of Health and Human Services. This bill would appropriate $700,000 in recurring funds for both fiscal years 2019-20 and 2020-21.

The following counties could use this funding:

  • McDowell
  • Wake
  • New Hanover

The bill states that up to $70,000 could be used for an additional site.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on March 13, 2019.


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