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State investigates use of charitable funds by Conn. ambulance service

- 08/21/2015

By Deborah Straszheim The Day GROTON, Conn. — The state Office of the Attorney General is opening an inquiry into the use of charitable funds by the nonprofit Groton Ambulance Association ...


W.Va. ambulance director to repay $103K personal loan from department

- 08/14/2015

The director secured an illegal personal loan from the agency and used the money to enhance his retirement benefits


W.Va. ambulance director to repay $103K personal loan from department

- 08/14/2015

By Eric Eyre The Charleston Gazette BOON COUNTY, W.Va. — Boone County Ambulance Authority Director Randy Lengyel secured an illegal $103,000 personal loan from the agency and used the ...


Proposed 911 fee in Ky. angers public

- 08/12/2015

By Frank Boyett The Gleaner HENDERSON, Ky. — A half-dozen landlords spent almost 45 minutes Tuesday telling the Henderson City Commission that the proposed 911 fee being passed by Henderson ...


Pa. ambulance services struggle with recruitment, expenses

- 08/11/2015

By Kecia Bal and Jocelyn Brumbaugh The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — At Somerset Area Ambulance Association, 21 full-time paramedics and emergency medical technicians ...


Pa. bills could increase insurance funds for EMS agencies

- 08/10/2015

By Kecia Bal The Tribune-Democrat JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — Two key pieces of legislation could relieve some financial strain on emergency medical service departments – though long-term ...


Medical center to take over Tenn. county's ambulance service

- 08/10/2015

The agreement is "practically a done deal," but some are concerned that the hospital filed for bankruptcy last year


Medical center to take over Tenn. county's ambulance service

- 08/10/2015

By Tyler Jett Chattanooga Times WALKER COUNTY, Tenn. — The price tag for Walker County's ambulance service sits somewhere between free and $2 million. When the governing body ...


Conn. ambulance co. founded by war vets closes after 74 years

- 08/07/2015

GRISWOLD, Conn. — A group of local World War I-era veterans wanted to do something to memorialize their fallen comrades, and in their memory they established an ambulance company. That ...


Fla. group petitions to address ambulance shortage

- 08/07/2015

By Samuel Navarro WUFT5 GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The increasing number of calls for emergency medical services and the lack of ambulances from the Alachua County Fire Rescue has raised concerns ...


Texas city raises ambulance fees

- 08/06/2015

By Todd Glasscock Mineral Wells Index MINERAL WELLS, Texas — On Tuesday, Mineral Wells City Council set new rates for ambulance service, increasing fees for the first time in seven ...


Texas district may take over city's fire, EMS services

- 08/06/2015

By Johnathan Silver Victoria Advocate EDNA, Texas — A cash-strapped city of Edna could spell a financial crisis for the Jackson County Emergency Services District No. 3 if city leaders ...


Flipping burgers or saving lives, a living wage is a must

- 08/05/2015

Let’s face it: Most EMS providers will never get rich doing this job. Indeed, most of us work two, three or more jobs to make a living. Most of us do it willingly, as we’re committed ...


How does EMS switch from volume-based to value-driven reimbursement?

- 08/05/2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The linkage between quality prehospital care and payment to EMS was presented to EMS leaders and chiefs at the Pinnacle EMS Leadership forum. The session presented ...


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 ...


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