Montgomery County’s emergency medical services (EMS) are world class and it is important that we do everything possible to keep them that way. Unfortunately, it’s not easy as we are facing increasing resource demands and decreasing revenue due to current fiscal constraints.
County residents will not pay anything under the new fee. The fee will be billed directly to residents’ insurance companies, which have already factored the cost of patient transport into their rate schedules. The fee will be waived for uninsured residents.
To Learn More:
Proposed Emergency Medical Services Transport Fee (Watch EMS Fee PSA )-
Maintains and Strengthens Services at No Cost to Residents - Frequently Asked Questions- Facts About Emergency Medical Services Transport Fee
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Thursday, September 4, 2008
Tropical Storm Hanna Threatens East Coast This Weekend; Executive Places County’s Emergency Management Group on Alert and Urges Residents to Be Prepared - With Tropical Storm Hanna threatening areas along the East Coast this weekend with heavy rain and high winds, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has placed the County’s Emergency Management Group on alert and is urging residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding and power outages. For more information go to: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=4840
Posted by Bill Delaney at 5:53 PM