The Federal Interagency Committee for Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) was established in 2005 by the reauthorization of the Department of Transportation. Public Law 109-59 (Section 10202), to ensure coordination among federal agencies involved with state, local, tribal and regional emergency medical services and 9-1-1 systems.
The following agencies are represented on FICEMS:
Department of Transportation
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Defense
Federal Communications Commission
State EMS Medical Director
For more information about the role of federal agencies in supporting EMS, click here.