Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-179-19 - Advertising

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Emergency.
(1) A provider shall not advertise emergency services by direct mailings, telephone solicitation, or other means specifically designed to solicit business unless such provider is the OEMS-approved primary service area responder in such municipality.
(2) Providers shall not advertise emergency services in print media which reaches beyond PSA boundaries unless the advertisement indicates the location from which the provider is authorized to operate by OEMS in letters at least as large as the name of the provider.
(3) Providers shall not advertise emergency services in audio or video media unless such advertisement clearly states the location from which the provider is authorized to operate by OEMS. The statement of location shall be emphasized at least as prominently as the name of the provider.
(4) Only the telephone numbers designated as primary response numbers by the council and approved by OEMS shall be placed in the emergency or community services sections of the telephone directories; any provider listing in the "yellow pages" section of telephone directories shall be in accordance with section (2) above.
(b) Other than Emergency Medical Services.

Licensed or certified emergency service providers may advertise services other than emergency and invalid coach services, provided that the word "nonemergency" is explicitly and prominently stated in the advertisement and provided that no word or expression which suggests the provision of emergency services issued. Such words or expressions which may not be used include, but are not limited to the words "emergency," "call direct," "immediate response," "eliminate delay," or "without delay".

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-179-19
Effective June 14, 1988

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