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Air Ambulances Are More Expensive Than Ever

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Did you know people over 55 are using air ambulances for emergencies more than ever? And not only that – emergency medical transport by air is becoming increasingly expensive! Here are two facts you should consider: From 2017 to 2020, the average estimated air ambulance costs rose a whopping 76.4%.Medicare and most insurances don’t cover the costs of medical transport. A standard ambulance...

An Ambulance Trip Is Stressful. With MASA, the Cost Doesn’t Have to Be

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People who take an ambulance trip frequently ask the same question when they receive the bill. “Why was the cost of the ambulance so expensive?” It might seem a short ride to the hospital should cost about as much as an Uber ride. But ambulance rides and Uber rides are two very different things. Labor, Training, Readiness, and Equipment Emergency medical teams need hands-on experience in dealing...

When Should I Call an Ambulance?

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There’s a good chance that at some point you or someone close to you will have a medical emergency. Times like these can be emotional and stressful, but it’s important you remain focused and calm. Knowing when you should call an ambulance can make all the difference. You should call for an ambulance if: The person’s condition appears life-threatening or could worsen and become life-threatening...

When Did Ambulance Rides Get So Expensive?

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Cost of Emergency Medical Transport Forty years ago, most ambulances were free for patients. The service was provided by volunteers or town fire departments through taxpayer money. If you were having a medical emergency, you took comfort knowing that your transport was with an EMS team with the expertise and equipment to make sure you got to the hospital quickly, efficiently, and cheaply...

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