FDNY wants to hike up the price of ambulance rides to the hospital citing ‘inflation’

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A new report out today has revealed that the FDNY wants to raise the cost of ambulance rides to the hospital. According to the report, FDNY wants to up the cost from abut $900 to $1,385 or by about 50%.
It would also up the charge per mile for the trip to the hospital to $20, up from $15.

“The proposed rates in part reflect increases (including recent EMS collective bargaining increases and inflation) in personal services (PS) costs and other than personal services (OTPS) costs required to provide emergency ambulance service,” the proposal states.



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