Grants for Ambulance Services

Ambulance services are important part of the medical services of a given community. Without ambulances, emergency medical personnel handling patients, injured victims of disasters, crime and accidents cannot be brought to the hospital or any suitable emergency treatment facility for immediate care. They can also serve as a venue where treatment can be done while the patient is in transit within the ambulance itself. Medical service providers can get grants for ambulance services they furnish to the people depending on certain circumstances.

Community Facilities Loans and Grants

This grant is provided by the US Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development. The grant is for the construction, improvement and expansion of community infrastructures that provide essential community services to residents of rural areas. Funds can be used to support community development projects for hospitals, child care facilities, fire stations and other similar community service facilities. Projects must be those that enhance the safety of the rural residents such as police, rescue, fire and ambulance services. You can obtain more important information about this grants for ambulance services here:

Deputy Administrator
Community Programs
Department of Agriculture, Stop 0788
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20250-0788
Telephone: (202) 720-1490.
Website: http:/www.rurdev.usda.gov

Veterans Medical Care Benefits Grants

This grant program is under the Department of Veterans Affairs and administered by the VA Health Administration Center. The grant was established to provide eligible veterans with the necessary medical services needed by veteran outpatients, including hospital care, supplies, medicines, and when indicated by competent medical personnel, payment for ambulance services as well. These benefits may also be availed of by eligible dependents of a permanently disabled veteran or widow/widower of a veteran who has died of a service-related disability. Veterans who want to avail of these benefits can contact the following:

Director, Health Administration Services (10C3)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 20420
Telephone: (202) 273-8302 or 273-8303.
Website: http://www.va.gov

Federal Reimbursement Of Emergency Health Services Furnished To Undocumented Aliens

This program is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services through the office of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It is given to reimburse the emergency health services, including ambulance service, provided by eligible providers or Medicare participating medical centers, ambulance providers and certain physicians to undocumented and other certain types of aliens such as Mexican citizens who have been temporarily permitted to enter the country. You can get more information about this program by visiting the link above.

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