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Ambulance transfers: Who should be financially responsible?

On this episode, our hosts discuss a recent dispute out of Oregon regarding the cost of ambulance transfers between urgent care facilities and hospital followups


In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a recent story out of Oregon, where a health system is suing an EMS provider is being sued by a local health system to stop the agency from billing the hospital for transports from an Immediate Care Clinic to the hospital for follow-up care. The hosts discuss how transfers should work, who should have financial responsibility and the abuse of the patient transfer system.

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