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Court will wait on ambulance service increase

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Magistrates want to see how health-care reform affects Medicaid, Medicare payments

By John Whitlock

People across the nation are concerned that the pending health-care legislation before Congress could affect the costs of health care in the United States.

Those concerns filtered down to the Owen County Fiscal Court Monday when Owen County EMS Director Kevin Luther approached the magistrates about a 5-percent increase in the ambulance rates to match new rates that Medicaid allows ambulance services to charge and be reimbursed for under federal policy.


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