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Your options will vary depending on your agency’s benefits package and your state’s policies regarding injured workers, but you can prepare now
In this video, risk management expert Gordon Graham outlines best practices for first responders looking to plan for their financial future
In this video, Gordon Graham encourages EMTs, paramedics to find a sense of purpose outside of EMS
Jason Tucker worked on cancer prevention, a special operations team and decon, Pasco County Fire Rescue said
AMR officials named a training room in honor of Linda “Matt” Netski and decorated the walls with phrases she famously says, including “park and push”
“It was a great career ... I hope I made a difference,” said Ron Romano. “Every day is now going to be Saturday”
Officials said EMT Elaina McAlister’s injuries forced her to medically retire
They showed their support for a bipartisan measure that would benefit them
Retired public safety workers and teachers plan to sue again, citing the Medicare Advantage Plan’s pre-authorization requirements
A city spokesman emphasized the expected cost savings from moving the former workers to a Medicare Advantage plan
26 unions voted against the move to remove traditional Medicare as an option
Adams could eliminate retired EMS providers, firefighters, officers and others’ health insurance options except for Medicare Advantage
The decision is a win for a group of retired EMS providers, firefighters, officers and others who said an Advantage plan would water down their health coverage
The injured patients were transported via Airmed and ground ambulance
The program would require legislative approval and could include $4,000 bonuses to first responders with bachelor’s degrees