Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Licensure Information
No person, firm, corporation, association, or government entity shall conduct, manage, operate or maintain an ambulance service in Louisiana without a valid current license from the department, except that no license shall be required for any hospital that operates a vehicle solely for the purpose of moving its own patients between parts of its own campus, provided that all of the following conditions are met:
No person, firm, corporation, association, or governmental entity shall conduct, manage, operate, or maintain an air ambulance service in the state without a valid current license from the department.
In addition an applicant must provide verification that the provider has complied with all applicable federal, state, and local statutes, rules, and regulations, and that the provider has obtained all necessary and applicable licenses, permits, and certifications, including certificates of need or certificates of public convenience and necessity.
Please see Emergency Medical Transportation Services licensing standards for a complete listing of licensure requirements.
Published in the Louisiana Register Vol. 35, No. 3 March 20, 2009, pages 466-482.