Why do I have to sign the Responsibility Signature Form?

Monroe County Fire Rescue follows Medicare guidelines and Medicare requires that anyone transported to a hospital by an ambulance service, sign an authorization and responsibility form. Since we don’t always know who is a Medicare patient and who isn't, we ask all of our patients who are awake and alert to sign the form for our records.

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1. What are Monroe County Fire Rescue's EMS transport rates?
2. What if I don't have enough insurance or am unisured?
3. Why do I have to sign the Responsibility Signature Form?
4. Why is the ambulance bill in my child's name?
5. A family member recently passed away but is still receiving ambulance bills. What should I do?
6. What can I do to help the paramedics who come to my home?
7. What will happen when I arrive at the hospital in the rescue unit?
8. What do I do if I have lost some of my belongings when I am transported to the hospital?