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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 071 : Ambulance Services

Subchapter 002 : Licensing Operation of Affiliated Agencies

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2689)
  • § 2689. Reimbursement for ambulance service providers

    (a)(1) When an ambulance service provides emergency medical treatment to a person who is insured by a health insurance policy, plan, or contract that provides benefits for emergency medical treatment, the health insurer shall reimburse the ambulance service directly, subject to the terms and conditions of the health insurance policy, plan, or contract.

    (2) The Department of Financial Regulation shall enforce the provisions of this subsection.

    (b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to interfere with coordination of benefits or to require a health insurer to provide coverage for services not otherwise covered under the insured’s policy, plan, or contract.

    (c) Nothing in this section shall preclude an insurer from negotiating with and subsequently entering into a contract with a nonparticipating ambulance service to establish rates of reimbursement for emergency medical treatment. (Added 2011, No. 150 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; amended 2019, No. 100 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. May 14, 2020.)