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Va. EMS volunteers quit over decision to charge patients for ambulance rides

- 07/28/2015

WVIR FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. — Several volunteer rescue squad members in Fluvanna County are resigning this week after a decision by county supervisors to begin charging patients for ambulance ...


Is an ambulance the right vehicle for psych patient transfers?

- 07/27/2015

Why do we use ambulances to transport medically-stable psychiatric patients from a community hospital to an in-patient psychiatric care or mental health facility? This questionable practice ...


Responders wary about billing hikers for rescues

- 07/27/2015

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser KAUAI, Hawaii — A new ordinance allows the Kauai County Fire Department to bill reckless hikers who have to be rescued. But Kauai Fire Chief Robert Westerman ...


Critical patient refuses Texas medflight

- 07/26/2015

After being extricated from a vehicle the patient was loaded into a medical helicopter, but changed his mind seconds before liftoff


Critical patient refuses Texas medflight

- 07/26/2015

Spring Happenings SPRING, Texas — On Thursday July 23rd at approximately 4:40 p.m. emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of Meadow Edge and Holzwarth in reference to a ...


Second state agency investigating SC EMS service

- 07/24/2015

By Nikie Mayo Anderson Independent Mail WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — Another state agency is investigating Williamston Emergency Medical Services after allegations that grant money intended ...


Calif. fire district partners with AMR in cost-saving plan

- 07/24/2015

By Matthew Artz Contra Costa Times MARTINEZ, Calif. — A first-of-its-kind approach for providing ambulance care to many Contra Costa residents should operate in the black, a new report ...


Utah medics may go on strike

- 07/22/2015

The Spectrum SALT LAKE CITY — Paramedics with Gold Cross Ambulance may go on strike as soon as Saturday, leaving some St. George area officials to worry about the potential impacts on ...


Tenn. community paramedic checks on patients to prevent re-hospitalization

- 07/21/2015

Priority Ambulance medic makes non-emergent home visits to visit patients and prevent emergency department transports


Tenn. community paramedic checks on patients to prevent re-hospitalization

- 07/21/2015

WATE By Lori Tucker LOUDON, Tenn. — If you’ve ever yearned for the days when the doctor made house calls, the next best thing may be Mobile Integrated Healthcare. It’s designed ...


Calif. FD considers first response fee for medical incidents

- 07/21/2015

Long Beach Post LONG BEACH, Calif — Those receiving emergency medical attention from Long Beach Fire Department personnel may soon be subject to a $250 fee, which fire officials hope ...


NY ambulance company facing 'payroll crisis'

- 07/13/2015

The Journal News WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The company responsible for providing many Hudson Valley communities with ambulance service is having a hard time paying its employees. After ...


Mich. ambulance services to receive increased Medicaid funding

- 06/17/2015

LANSING, Mich. — A bill aiming to increase Medicaid funding for ambulance services was passed by the Senate, and will make its way to the governor for final approval. The Quality Assurance ...


SC EMS agency under investigation for financial mismanagement

- 05/20/2015

By Nikie Mayo Anderson Independent Mail WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating allegations of financial mismanagement at Williamston Emergency ...


Med flight companies fight to collect payments from patients

- 05/12/2015

By Ben Sutherly The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio — Medical debt weighs on many Americans, but few incidents pack a larger or more-unexpected hit than a medical-helicopter flight. Across ...


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