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Ambulances, the safety net’s safety net, are hurting for cash
Capitol Weekly

They’re the safety net of the medical care safety net. Like emergency room doctors, they treat everyone, regardless of that person’s ability to pay.

And that puts them in an ever-escalating Catch-22 say the state’s 715 public and private ambulance providers.

Especially when it comes to transporting patients under Medi-Cal, the state’s health care system for the poor.