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Northland EMS providers eye new ways to recoup mounting expenses

Published 03/09/2009, Duluth News Tribune

It doesn’t take long for an ambulance run to get expensive. But falling reimbursement rates from Medicare and Medicaid are causing a problem, EMS workers say. “Depending on the age of the individual, we may recoup all of the bill, some of the bill, or none of the bill,” one local official said.

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