TASA Administrative Liaison

Last year the State of Tennessee established a state/federal funding grant for the provision of acquiring an administrative position for TASA to assist with the Ground Ambulance Service Provider Assessment Act (TCA § 71-5-1505). In as many months, TASA has worked closely with TennCare and their Grant Division to define the roles and responsibilities as […]

Passing of Larry Griffin

Tennessee Ambulance Service Association We are sad to announce the passing of Larry Griffin. Larry was a true EMS pioneer and one of the founding father’s of TASA. He was recently featured in a Zoom presentation about the history of EMS and TASA at the TASA Leadership Conference. Our thoughts and prayers are with his […]

TN Legislature adopts bill to recognize EMS as an Essential Service

Today the Tennessee Legislature passed HB0719/SB1597 which recognizes EMS as an Essential Service in the State of TN. Thank you to the bill sponsors (Keisling/Bailey), the County Mayor’s Association, the County Services Association, our Lobbyist (Caroline Simmons), TASA Board & Legislative Committee…..and all the EMS professionals across the State of TN who worked so hard […]

Leadership Conference In-Person Announcement

Based on the recent sustained decrease in current active COVID-19 cases, the state-wide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and Governor Lee recently allowing certain executive orders to expire which restricted previous gatherings, the TASA board has voted in favor 12-0-1 (one abstention) to move forward with an in-person leadership conference in Gatlinburg on March 10-12, 2021. […]