Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Chester W. Stribling,  Lee District Supervisor

February 10, 2005

Staff Lead:


Philip T. Myer, Chief

 Department of Fire & Emergency Services


A Work Session to Discuss Billing for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Services


Topic Description:

On January 10, 2005, the Board of Supervisors held a work session to receive a presentation on the program facts, process, and benefits of receiving revenue from insurance companies for providing pre-hospitalization emergency medical services and ambulance transports.  This work session is a continuation of those discussions concerning billing for Emergency Medical Services.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a work session.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

This action may provide a minimum of $800,000 in revenue, which will increase as personnel are added to provide 24-hour per day, seven days per week paramedic services at 3 or 4 locations.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Volunteer Fire & Rescue


Finance & Budget

County Attorney




1.      Talking Points

2.      Projection for Revenue Recovery Paid Staff and Volunteer Services

3.      Projection for Recovery Paid Staff