EMSC Has Helped Meet the Unique Needs of Pediatric Patients for 30 Years Nearly 26 Million Children and Adolescents Require Emergency Care Annually Washington, DC- Today U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT and Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that their bill to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program has passed the Senate. The legislation has made great strides to make sure that the entire spectrum of emergency medical services (EMS) can be provided to children and adolescents no matter where they live, attend school, or travel. The program is in its 30 th year and is the only Federal program dedicated to improving emergency medical care for children. “Children present unique medical challenges and require specialized care, and the EMSC program continues to give medical personnel many of the tools they need to treat some of our country’s most vulnerable patients,” Senator Hatch said. “I’ve been proud to support the EMSC program over the past 30 years
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