Fire departments around New York not only put out fires, but provide emergency medical services for communities. In fact, the Fireman's Association of New York says some departments are answering more ambulance calls than fire calls. And that comes at a cost. So lawmakers are considering allowing them to bill patients' insurance plans, which private ambulance companies already do. That legislation was the top priority for this year's firefighter lobby day. Jerry DeLuca of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs and David Quinn from FASNY explain.
Firefighters push for EMS cost recovery bill
By Capital Tonight Staff | May 15, 2018 @6:20 PM