Ambulance

Dec 17, 2013 – Ambulance Rates Process – PDF (425kb)
Feb 2013 – Ambulance Fuel Surcharge Calculator – PDF (14kb)

Kern County Ambulance Rates (effective July 1, 2016)
Rate Category Hall Ambulance
Service
Operational Areas
1,2,4,5,8,9,11
Delano Ambulance
Service
Operational Areas
3
Liberty Ambulance
Service
Operational Areas
6,7
BLS Base Rate 1,632.28 1,646.49 1,876.96
ALS Base Rate 1,842.28 1,791.49 2,284.96
Critical Care Base Rate 3,525.56 2,700.00
Emergency Call/Unscheduled 112.00 105.00 105.00
Oxygen Use 79.00 80.00 90.00
Night Call (7 to 7) 89.00 100.00 125.00
 Mileage (per mile) ALS/BLS 31.00 29.00 34.00
 Fuel Surcharge 0.33 0.18 0.18
Allowable ALS/BLS per mile charge 31.33 29.18 34.18
Mileage (per mile) CCT 35.00 35.00
 Waiting Time/15 minutes 35.00 55.00 51.00
Spinal Immobilization 45.00 140.00 114.00
Electrocardiogram 75.00 100.00 175.00
Splinting 30.00 50.00 85.00
Major Trauma/Medical 85.00 50.00 180.00
Disposable Supplies Up to 500.00 Up to 750.00 Up to 900.00
Extra Attendant 42.50 + 1.00/mile 150.00
Advanced Airway Maintenance 60.00 60.00 125.00
Medication Administration Varies 15.00 82.00
Venipuncture 32.00 40.00 140.00
Pulse Oximetry 57.00 50.00 78.00
Special Handling 65.00 to 100.00 225.00
Non-Transport Dry Run Up to 5,000.00 0 to 5,000.00 0 to 5,000.00
BLS Standby Rate/hour 140.02 124.68 165.57
ALS Standby Rate/hour 179.87 161.47 210.53
Last Baseline Established May 21, 2014 June 11, 2014 May 21, 2014
First COLA July 1, 2015 July 1, 2015 July 1, 2015
Second COLA July 1, 2016 July 1, 2016 July 1, 2016
Third COLA
Fourth COLA

Feb 27, 2007 – Ambulance Ordinance – PDF (240kb)
Mar 26, 2010 – Clarification of Ordinance Applicability – PDF (213kb)

May 15, 2015 – EMS Quality Improvement Program – PDF (797kb)
Jun 19, 2007 – Ambulance Service Performance Standards – PDF (5mb)

Jun 21, 2013 – Ambulance Report Form – PDF (212kb)
No Date – Ambulance EOA Reporting Tool – XLS (265kb)
No Date – Ambulance QA Data Tool – XLS (59kb)