EMS Billing FAQs

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.