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CCMSD looks to bolster ambulance service funding with resolution

Resolution would increase reimbursement through critical access hospital designation

Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) has proposed the county pass a resolution that would increase the amount of reimbursement it receives for ambulance services and therefore ensure that these services remain affordable to keep providing in the future.

A public hearing for the resolution has been set for January’s regular meeting of the county commissioners, after a 45-day notice period is complete.

The resolution would significantly increase the amount CCMSD makes through reimbursements for its ambulance services, said Ellsbury, and that’s why it’s important.

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