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541-440-3806 has made special arrangements to extend ambulance membership coverage to the communities of Sutherlin, Riddle, Canyonville, Myrtle Creek, and some parts of Oakland.

As a FireMed member you and your family receive emergency ambulance service coverage for all permanent members of your household. Members pay no out-of-pocket expenses for emergency ambulance service.

1. Save your money: FireMed membership can save thousands of dollars. You shouldn’t have to make life and death decisions based on money. One emergency ambulance ride can cost $1,500 or more. A $65 FireMed membership can save thousands of dollars and covers your entire household for a year.

2. Protection from out-of-pocket financial exposure: By becoming a FireMed member, you are protected from any out-of-pocket expenses – even if you are uninsured. Your annual membership fee prepays any deductibles or other portion of the ambulance charge that may not be covered by insurance or Medicare.

3. Supporting your community and the work your provider does: Your FireMed membership fee goes directly into supporting the emergency ambulance service in our area. It means we can hire highly trained professionals, invest in the best technologies and most importantly…we can save hundreds of lives each year.  Your FireMed membership helps save lives…maybe the life of someone you love.

4. Get quality care: FireMed membership guarantees high quality care across all levels. We are fully committed to providing the highest quality of emergency medical care and transportation. Our team of experienced EMS professionals works with cities, counties, fire departments, hospitals, and government agencies to ensure that patients receive the best service with the highest level of patient care.

5. Receive excellent treatment: FireMed membership assures excellent treatment for any emergency situation. Our EMTs and Paramedics are held to high performance standards, receiving rigorous training and continuing education to meet standards even higher than the requirements of Oregon State EMS laws. Paramedics defibrillate, administer medications, and perform other invasive maneuvers required in emergency situations. Our Oregon Paramedics are trained in Pediatric Advance Life Supports (PALS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation for Health Care Providers (CPR) along with specific specialty courses each year.

1. Enrollment offers cost protection: No out-of-pocket expenses, no co-pays, and no deductibles – for any member of your household. An emergency ambulance ride can cost $1,500 or more. Insurance rarely covers the full cost of emergency transportation, even after your deductible is met. FireMed membership protects your entire household and provides peace of mind in knowing that your emergency medical transportation costs are covered – even if you are uninsured.

2. Convenience: FireMed membership means 24/7 coverage in all of Oregon, for all household members. No need to show a membership card or provide a lengthy membership number to obtain service. FireMed handles all insurance billings and waives costs such as co-payments or deductibles that are not covered by insurance.

3. Savings: FireMed membership is a great value. FireMed saves lives and saves money. A single emergency ambulance trip can cost more than $1,500 – almost 26 times the annual cost of FireMed membership for an entire household.

FireMed Ground Ambulance Service at $65/year includes:

  1. Prehospital, emergency medical treatment and transport.
  2. Medically necessary ambulance transport. Excludes hospital to hospital transports.
  3. Automatic insurance billing service.
  4. Up to two response fees waived.
  5. Application/Payment Submission Options
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As a FireMed member, you and your entire household receive emergency ambulance service without having to pay any out-of-pocket expenses for only $65.00 per year.

All permanent residents of a single-occupancy, non-commercial household are covered under one membership. In addition, students living at the same address for at least 2 months of each year also receive FireMed benefits.

As a FireMed member you and your household receive the following: emergency treatment and transportation, paramedic rescue, and travel coverage within our coverage area

When a FireMed member uses the ambulance service, we will bill any insurance coverage providing medical benefits that they may have. The member will not receive a bill for any unrelated balances. Insurance payments must be forwarded to the company who provided the services. Keeping insurance payments that belong to the transportation company may result in membership services being revoked.

In order to keep administrative costs down so that we can maximize the amount of funds to improve and upgrade emergency services, we sponsor an open enrollment period once a year during May—July. Although, you can join any time during the year, all FireMed memberships expire June 30.

Most residents in central Douglas County are eligible for FireMed membership. Call (541) 440-3806 for more information.

In cooperation with other agencies, FireMed membership is honored in most of Oregon. View our coverage map.

You can become a FireMed member by downloading the application and mailing it with your check…or we will be glad to mail you an application by calling (541) 440-3806.

Your FireMed membership becomes effective 3 business days after being received at our office.

If you have other questions regarding FireMed, visit our office at 1290 NE Cedar in Roseburg. Or call us at (541) 440-3806.