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File #: ORD. 2018-292    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Stricken
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/17/2018 Final action: 12/17/2018
Title: To grant to Western - Star Hospital Authority, Inc. a permit for the operation of emergency medical service vehicles in the city to provide certain non-emergency medical transportation services, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2018-292 - Stricken 20181217

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To grant to Western - Star Hospital Authority, Inc. a permit for the operation of emergency medical service vehicles in the city to provide certain non-emergency medical transportation services, upon certain terms and conditions.

 

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WHEREAS, Western - Star Hospital Authority, Inc. has applied for a permit for the operation of emergency medical service vehicles in the city pursuant to section 10-79 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended;

NOW, THEREFORE,

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That Western - Star Hospital Authority, Inc. (the “Authorized Provider”) is hereby granted a permit for the operation of emergency medical service vehicles pursuant to section 10-79 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, provided that

(a)                     The permit shall be for a period of two years from the date of the adoption of this ordinance as provided in section 10-79 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended;

(b)                     The permit shall be conditioned upon the Authorized Provider’s strict compliance with sections 10-78 through 10-83 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended; and

(c)                     The Authorized Provider shall operate emergency medical service vehicles in the city only to provide the following non-emergency service levels, as defined in the latest revision of chapter 10, section 30.1 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services:

1.                     Advanced Life Support by ground ambulance vehicle;

2.                     Basic Life Support by ground ambulance vehicle;

3.                     Interfacility transportation; and

4.                     Specialty care transport.

§ 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.