Service Description

Offers payment options for people who cannot afford ambulance fees.

If an ambulance fee will create financial hardship, a repayment schedule may be offered. If ambulance fees can not be paid based on income level, people can apply to have the fee waived.

Eligibility

Applicant must:
• Be a resident of Canada
• Not be a recipient of Employment Support and Income Assistance through the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services
• Not be eligible for other Federal/Provincial government programs that cover the cost of ground ambulance transportation
• Not be covered by third party insurance that covers the cost of ground ambulance transportation

Application Process

Call EHS billing office, visit office, or print application off of website • Application must be received by the billing office within 90 days from the date the invoice was issued

Documents Required

Completed application form • Household Notice of Assessment forms from the most recent tax year

Fees

No fees to participate in the program

Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Contact Details

Emergency Health Services

Mailing Address:
Emergency Health Services
PO Box 488
Halifax NS  B3J 2A8

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia