A. Effective upon adoption of this section, the fee for emergency ambulance services for each patient treated and transported to a
medical facility or to a location for aeromedical transport, including but not limited to airports helipads or helicopter landing sites,
shall be according to the following schedule.
Ambulance service fee schedule:
|Advanced life support (ALS) emergency transport, no specialized ALS services rendered, all inclusive (mileage and supplies);||$400|
|ALS ground emergency transport, specialized ALS services rendered, all inclusive (mileage and supplies);||$450|
|Basic life support (BLS) ground emergency transport, no specialized ALS services rendered, all inclusive (mileage and supplies); and||$375|
|ALS emergency aeromedical helicopter transport for the island of Hawaii, all inclusive (mileage and supplies).||$2,250|
B. The fee schedule set forth in subsection (a) may be increased on July 1 of each year. Fees, however, may not be increased
more than ten percent each year. The fee increase shall be based upon projected revenue collected to equal no less than fifty
percent of the preceding fiscal year’s ambulance service direct contract cost.
C. Fees for emergency ambulance services shall be collected by the director of health or by a county or other agency under
contract with the department of health. The revenue collected shall be deposited by a county or other authorized agency
into the state general fund, except amounts necessary to provide for collection services for bad debt accounts.”