Md. Code Regs. - Additional Operational Requirements

A. An ALS commercial ambulance service shall retain at least one licensed paramedic to function as an ALS coordinator who:
(1) Is approved by the ALS service medical director;
(2) Participates on the ALS service's quality review committee; and
(3) Oversees:
(a) ALS operations; and
(b) The submission of patient care reports and EMS data in accordance with COMAR
B. An ALS commercial ambulance service may provide BLS service with an ambulance licensed as either:
(1) ALS; or
(2) BLS.
C. An ALS commercial ambulance service may not provide scheduled ALS service with a BLS-licensed commercial ambulance vehicle unless:
(1) It uses a BLS-licensed ambulance for a period of not more than 30 calendar days for reasons related to:
(a) Routine maintenance; or
(b) Mechanical failure of an ALS-licensed commercial ambulance vehicle;
(2) The BLS-licensed ambulance has, in addition to the equipment required in COMAR 30.09.10, all the equipment required in this chapter; and
(3) It has notified SOCALR of the proposed use before its occurrence and has been issued a confirmation number verifying authorization.


Md. Code Regs.
Regulation .02 repealed and new Regulations .02 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 6, 1997 (24:2 Md. R. 114); adopted permanently effective July 7, 1997 (24:10 Md. R. 711)
Regulation .02F amended as an emergency provision effective July 1, 1998 (25:15 Md. R. 1189); amended permanently effective October 5, 1998 (25:20 Md. R. 1534)
Regulations .02, ALS Service, adopted effective January 10, 2000 (26:27 Md. R. 2017)
Regulation .02A amended effective November 1, 2010 (37:21 Md. R. 1437);40:24 Md. R. 2017, eff. 12/12/2013

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