Common Council Discusses Ambulance Billing Services

Ambulance Billing Services Bulk of Council’s Tuesday Meeting Discussion

Background: With the retirement of the full-time staff member handling ambulance billing services, the City is considering outsourcing this service for the first time. Staff is asking to bid out the service in order to compare costs. They would like to determine whether it would be more cost-effective to outsource or continue internally.

The question of whether the City should outsource ambulance billing services was discussed at the Finance, Budget, & Personnel meeting on March 7. The issue moved to Council with no Committee recommendation (as there was a 2-2 tie at FBP, with one member absent).

Read the full City Memorandum (featuring background information and additional information) here.

Tuesday’s Common Council meeting featured a 40-minute discussion of this issue. Watch here:

Full Common Council Packet here.
Full Common Council meeting video here.

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