§ 23-4.1-7.1. Restocking of municipal ambulance supplies.
(a) The director of health, with the cooperation of hospitals and freestanding, emergency-care facilities licensed in accordance with chapter 17 of this title, will develop a listing of supplies that are subject to mandatory restocking in accordance with subsection (b).
(b) Every hospital and freestanding, emergency-care facility licensed in accordance with chapter 17 of this title is required to restock supplies listed in accordance with subsection (a) that are used by a licensed, emergency-medical-services provider in transporting emergency patients to hospitals or freestanding, emergency-care facilities licensed in accordance with chapter 17 of this title. Restocking will not be required:
(1) In the absence of documentation of supply usage on the emergency patient's RI EMS ambulance run report; or
(2) If the licensed, emergency-medical-services provider bills any third-party payer for the supplies that were used.
(P.L. 1998, ch. 336, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 292, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 417, § 2; P.L. 2016, ch. 418, § 2.)