Due to the ever increasing costs associated with operating an emergency service and the ongoing challenge of securing adequate funding the Clinton Township Board of Trustees passed a resolution to bill for EMS transports.

 

Answers to frequently asked questions.

 

Will charging for EMS runs compromise patient care?

No. All calls for help will continue to be answered in the same manner, regardless of insurance coverage or ability to pay.

 

Do health insurance policies cover EMS transportation?

Yes. Both private and government plans already have provisions for EMS transport.

 

Does EMS billing cause an increase in health insurance fees?

No. Since most U.S. communities practice EMS billing, Medicare and commercial insurance policies already have EMS transport provisions.

 

What are EMS billing funds used for?

The funds raised are used for EMS operations. This includes the purchase of equipment and vehicles when needed.