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Ambulance Charges & Billing

The Rogers Fire Department provides emergency ambulance service to the city limits and a large portion of western Benton County.  Charges for these services are established by the City Council and those currently in place became effective in May 2009. As provided by the Rogers City Code (Appendix E) the charges for service are:

            Inside the City Limits of Rogers

                        Transport to Hospital ALS Level 1…………….…………………$400.00

                                Transport to Hospital ALS Level 2………………………….......$550.00

                                Transport to Helicopter…………………………........................$187.50

                                Treat patient, but no transport…………………..…………...…. $187.50

                                Nursing Home Facility (patient assistance)…………...….…...$100.00

                                Extrication Provided………………………………………........…. $150.00

                                Mileage (per patient loaded mile)………………….………..…....$10.00

                               Standby time per hour……………………………......................…$90.00

                              Standby time per hour (non-profit organizations) **......…...$40.00

                              Supplies and/or drugs used for non-transport..........................billed accordingly 


            Outside the City Limits of Rogers

                    Transport to Hospital any level of service…………………….…$775.00

                           Transport to Helicopter…………………………....………………..$250.00

                           Extrication Provided………………………………….....….…….....$200.00

                           Mileage (per patient loaded mile)………………….………....…$10.00

                          Supplies and/or drugs used for non-transport……........…...…billed accordingly

                     

RFD Medic 4The patient is responsible for the payment of the ambulance bill. An invoice is sent as soon as practical after the service is provided.  Approximately one month after the service, if no payment is made or if there remains an account balance, a statement is sent to the responsible party. Any further billing contact is through an account management company helps the responsible party with budgeting, insurance claim interaction, or other counseling aid. After a reasonable period an account may be assigned to a collection agent or pursued in court.

RFD's staff will attempt to work with you on your payment problems. If you have any questions call the RFD's Ambulance Billing Clerk at (479) 621-1179.