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(A) The Director of Public Safety may designate properly qualified officers and employees of the Fire Department to provide ambulance service and emergency medical service. Compensation of said officers and employees shall be in accordance with the compensation provisions set by ordinance.
(‘65 Code, § 133.04) (Ord. 38-71, passed 4-20-71; Am. Ord. 27-92, passed 4-7-92)
(B) Fees shall be charged for ambulance service and emergency medical service according to the following fee schedule:
Advanced Life Support 2 (ALS2)
Advanced Life Support 1 (ALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Treatment without Transport
$9.00 per mile
$9.00 per mile
No fee shall be charged for ambulance service originating or emergency medical service provided outside of the City of Wadsworth or Wadsworth Township as mutual aide to another political subdivision where that political subdivision provides ambulance service and emergency medical service without charge.
(C) The Director of Public Safety may waive any portion or all fees for ambulance and emergency service for persons who are treated, for persons in police custody and/or for persons who die before the fees are collected, or when the Director of Public Safety determines that the fees are uncollectible from the person treated or the person's parent, guardian, insurer or estate.
(D) The Director of Public Safety may enter into ancillary provider agreements with insurers under which the City of Wadsworth will receive lesser fees for ambulance service and emergency medical service for persons covered by the insurers who enter into the ancillary provider agreements.
(‘65 Code, § 133.05) (Ord. 66-88, passed 10-4-88; Am. Ord. 45-91, passed 5-7-91; Am. Ord. 27-92, passed 4-7-92; Am. Ord. 97-006, passed 2-4-97; Am. Ord. 97-136, passed 11-4-97; Am. Ord. 04-072, passed 10-5-04; Am. Ord. 08-004, passed 3-5-08; Am. Ord. 08-035, passed 5-6-08; Am. Ord. 08-137, passed 11-8-08; Am. Ord. 11-107, passed 12-20-11)