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Wheel money: Law now requires coverage if patients decline hospital transport

Emergency medical technicians Emily Reale, left, and Julie Cagno, of Susquehanna Township EMS, prepare an ambulance for duty. - (Photo / IOANNIS PASHAKIS)

Under a law adopted this year, health insurers are now required to reimburse ambulance companies for emergency aid if a patient refuses to be transported to a hospital.

Under a law adopted this year, health insurers are now required to reimburse ambulance companies for emergency aid if a patient refuses to be transported to a hospital.

Ioannis Pashakis
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