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VA County to Charge for Ambulance Service

In an effort to improve their emergency equipment and provide better training to emergency first responders, Prince William County, Virginia has made the decision to begin charging health insurers for ambulance services. Effective July 1, whenever a patient is transported to the hospital via an emergency medical service, the county will bill the patient’s insurance […]

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New Jersey Charging for Fire/First-Aid Service?

While many private ambulance services ask local residents to pay an annual membership fee in order to defray costs of actually using an ambulance, some residents of New Jersey might soon have to pay if they need the fire department as well. According to Insurance Journal, the Salem, NJ city council has recently adopted an […]

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