WHY SHOULD I BECOME A SUBSCRIBER TO TRI-COMMUNITY SOUTH EMS (TMC)?
Your paid subscription can save you hundreds if dollars! Subscribers receive a 50% discount off any out-of-pocket expenses such as deductibles and co-payments related to medically necessary emergency ambulance service provided by TCS.
No tax dollars are used to operate TCS and by subscribing you are showing your support for your EMS service so we can continue to provide quality care to the residents of Bethel Park, South Park and Upper St. Clair.
WHY DO I NEED TO SUBSCRIBE IF I HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE?
Most insurance companies do not pay 100% of total ambulance charges. Most insurance plans require that you pay a co-payment and/or deductible.
As a subscriber, you will receive a 50% discount off any of these out-of-pocket expenses related to emergency ambulance service provided by TCS.
I THOUGHT TCS WROTE OFF 100% OF MY CO-PAY AND/OR DEDUCTIBLE?
WHAT IF I DECIDE NOT TO SUBSCRIBE?
AM I CHARGED ANY FEES IF AN AMBULANCE DOES NOT TRANSPORT ME TO THE HOSPITAL?
Yes, EMS is not free.
- Fees for service:
- Treatment and no transport: $200 - $250
- Lift assist: $200
Insurance does not cover treatment and no transport or lift assists.
SUBSCRIBERS ARE COVERED FOR THESE SERVICES AT NO CHARGE.
WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN THE INSURANCE COMPANY SENDS ME A CHECK FOR MY AMBULANCE SERVICES?
WHAT IS NOT COVERED BY A SUBSCRIPTION?
Certain ambulance transports (emergent and non-emergent), which may be denied or deemed outside the limits of your insurance coverage and/or do not meet established medical necessity criteria.
Subscribers will receive a 50% discount off any applicable out-of-pocket expenses related to these non-covered services provided by TCS.