Can I refuse to be transported by ambulance?
Patients may refuse transport if they do not wish to be taken to the hospital by ambulance, but they will be required to sign a release form indicating that medical personnel have explained the possible dangers or consequences of not seeking further medical treatment. There are also times when both the police and fire personnel are required by law to transport a patient - even if the patient does not wish to be transported - when the patient is not mentally or physically capable of making a sound decision regarding their medical care, when the patient may be a danger to himself or others, or when the patient is in custody by the Police Department.

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1. How do I get information about my ambulance bill?
2. What is a nonprovider for my insurance?
3. What or who determines where the ambulance will take the patient?
4. When is a patient transported by air rather than by ground ambulance?
5. What is a trauma center?
6. What does it cost to have EMS come to my house?
7. Can I refuse to be transported by ambulance?
8. Medicare paid my bill, why do I have to pay more?
9. Who do I contact if a personal item is lost during an emergency ambulance transport?
10. Where can I go to get my blood pressure checked?
11. Can I pay my ambulance transport bill online, by phone or credit card?