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File #: O-42-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 10/5/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Emergency Medical Services - For the purpose of modifying the provisions of the Annapolis Emergency Medical Services program.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Indexes: Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. O-42-20 EMS Program Updates First Reader.pdf, 2. O-42-20 Staff Report.pdf, 3. O-42-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf
Title
Emergency Medical Services - For the purpose of modifying the provisions of the Annapolis Emergency Medical Services program.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 42-20

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Finance Committee
90 day Rule:___________

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Emergency Medical Services

FOR the purpose of modifying the provisions of the Annapolis Emergency Medical Services program.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2020 Edition
6.28.010
6.28.020


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 6 - REVENUE AND FINANCE
Chapter 6.28 - BILLING FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Section 6.28.010 - Establishment of program to bill insurers and non-City residents for Emergency Medical Services.

A program is hereby established to permit the City to bill insurers, nursing homes, and non-City residents for the provision of emergency medical services. The Annapolis Fire Department is the primary provider of pre-hospital emergency medical services within the corporate limits of the City and to many areas outside the corporate limits of the City. All persons in need of such services are entitled to receive them without prior determination of their ability to pay. No person requiring emergency medical services shall be denied services due to lack of insurance or ability to pay. All policies governing management of the program shall be determined by the Chief of the Annapolis Fire Department in collaboration with the Director of Finance. All fees collected under this program shall be deposited into the general fund and appropriated in the annual budget for use only for those costs specifically related to the provision of Emergency Medical Services.

Section 6.28.020 - Financial arrangements.

A. Under no circumstan...

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