Medical Assistance Increase Call to Action
By Member Heather Sharar
May 30, 2017

Now is the time to contact your state Representative AND Senator for a medical assistance increase!

We are within 5 weeks of the fiscal deadline for this upcoming legislative budget! The AAP needs everyone to participate in this grassroots initiative. We will not be successful without YOU!!!

Attached you will find a copy of the powerpoint presentation that has been used to educate township and borough officials. Please don't hesitate to use this to educate your legislator and local officials, your board of directors, and any other group or persons that you believe that we can garner support from for this effort.

We are asking you to send the attached letter to your local Representative and Senator and then also send the letter to Leadership in both the House and the Senate also asking for their support of a 50% increase in the Medical Assistance reimbursement.

You can find your legislator here:

In addition, please send the letter to the Officers in the House and Senate via the links below.

Please share this information with your staff and all of your local EMS Agencies regardless of whether they are a member or not. We NEED everyone's participation! If you have any questions, please email Heather directly at

Attachment MAbudgetincreaseFY2017-18request.docx  (15k)
Attachment Municipal Presentation.pptx  (1,454k)
Attachment The EMS System is in Crisis and How YOU Can Help talking points.pdf  (497k)