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FireMed Ambulance Membership

FireMed is an ambulance membership program that protects it's members from any out of pocket expenses from ambulance services. For more information please contact: South Lane County Fire & Rescue 541-942-4493 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Click here for Terms of agreement.

The information and pricing posted on this website applies to residents living within South Lane County Fire & Rescue's Ambulance Service Area found in Cottage Grove, Creswell and surrounding areas. If you do not live within our ASA; please visit the website of, or call the fire department or ambulance service provider who provides emergency medical services in your area. Links to the FireMed programs in some areas surrounding South Lane County Fire & Rescue's ASA are listed below. 

Eugene / Springfield Fire & Lane Fire Authority:http://eugspfd.firemed.org/

Roseburg Fire: http://www.cityofroseburg.org/departments/fire-department/fire-med/

Florence / Western Lane: http://www.wlambulance.com/florenceoregonlifemed.html

Other Oregon FireMed programs: http://firemed.org/

Current South Lane County Fire & Rescue FireMed membership rates: 

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Ground Ambulance Only is $65 per year.

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Life Flight Air Ambulance Only is $65 per year.

            Ground Ambulance + Air Transport is $110 per year.

Applications accepted year round at prorated prices, Call (541) 942-4493 for more information

 

To Apply Online, Click Here!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What Does FireMed Have To Do With My Insurance?

Through your FireMed membership you authorize FireMed to bill your insurance whenever you or a household member uses an ambulance. Insurance can cover little or nothing, with an overall range of 50-80% coverage. Medicare and private insurance usually leave various parts of the bill unpaid. FireMed picks up all costs not covered by your insurance and the whole cost if you have no insurance.

Why Does FireMed Bill My Insurance?

Billing the insurance of those who use ambulance service helps keeps your membership fee affordable. The cost of operating ambulance service on behalf of members is far greater than the membership fees received.

Do I have Insurance Papers to fill Out?

Not normally. FireMed staff does the work for you. Your membership authorizes us to bill your insurance.

What if My Insurance doesn’t cover the entire Ambulance Bill?

FireMed pays the rest! There are no hidden costs. You are covered anywhere we have reciprocal agreements with ambulance providers in Oregon.

Can I Drop My Regular Insurance Because I Have FireMed?

No. FireMed covers only ambulance service fees — not doctor and hospital bills or any other medical expense.

Do I Have To Have Health Insurance?

No. If you have no insurance, FireMed covers your whole bill. 

When does my Firemed membership expire?

Firemed membership expires on June 30, 2014 regardless of the application submission date.

What are the Terms of Agreement?

Click here to read the full Terms of Agreement.

Contact Us

Administration and Headquarters
233 Harrison Ave
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
tel: (541) 942-4493
fax: (541) 942-3367

Business Hours: 8 am to 5 pm Mon-Fri

Emergency Dial 911

FireMed: Join Today!

FireMed LogoA ground ambulance transport in the Eugene-Springfield area will cost more than $1,800, and an air ambulance more than $18,000, unless you have FireMed! Health insurance may cover 20-50%. FireMed members pay NOTHING, even if they have no insurance, and your membership covers your whole household. Learn more...