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North Fork Ambulance Association Membership Program

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When you become a Member of the North Fork Ambulance, you help ensure peace of mind and plan for the future should the unexpected happen and you, or a loved one require ambulance transport to the hospital. The North Fork Ambulance responds to all calls for service in the North Fork Valley but by becoming a Member, you can help ensure the Ambulance Association will be here long into the future to continue providing 24/7 Emergency Response to all the citizens and visitors of the North Fork Valley!

Only 34% of the North Fork Valley residents are members, yet the ambulance responds to 100% of emergencies and treats everyone we are called to treat regardless of membership status. 1,900 people already support us as members - why aren't you? Here's three reasons to join:

  1. Financial stability in an emergency!
    • An Ambulance Membership helps eliminate the unexpected cost of a $1,200+/- Ambulance bill in an emergency! Lets face it - the economy is tough, so give your family financial peace of mind by knowing if you, or an enrolled permanent member of your household is transported via ambulance to the Emergency Room, the unexpected cost won't be something else you need to worry about.

     

  2. Community support and lower cost for Emergency Services!
    • 100% of your Membership dollars are re-invested in the operation of the Ambulance Association. As a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation, and not a mult-state corporation or special tax district, your money stays here in Paonia, Hotchkkiss and Crawford and helps fund the response of ambulances to emergencies 24/7/365 in the North Fork Valley. This in turn keeps the cost of doing business lower and without the Association having to charge a property tax mill levy, everyone enjoys Emergency Services at a fraction of the cost!

     

  3. Your Membership covers you at home, on the road and at play anywhere in the North Fork Valley!
    • The North Fork Valley is a beautiful place to live and work and part of living here is the great recreational opportunities and a rural lifestyle we all love. When you're out enjoying everything the Valley has to offer whether it be hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV trail riding, hunting, fishing or many other activities - know you're covered in the event illness or injury strikes requiring an Ambulance transport to the Emergency Room! This includes traffic accidents and back country rescues in the mountains - as long as you are in our service area and you're a member - you're covered!

Are there different levels depending on my household?

Yes! The different Membership levels offered are explained below:

Individual........................................................................................................................................................... $40/year

Covers an individual residing full or part time in the North Fork Valley.

Senior Citizen Couple..........................................................................................................................................$50/year

Covers two permanent family members residing together with one or both members age 65 and over.

Couple.................................................................................................................................................................$60/year

Covers two permanent family members residing together in the North Fork Valley.

Family..................................................................................................................................................................$75/year

Covers all permanent family members residing together in one household.

Business...............................................................................................................................................................$100/year

Business Members (any size) who have a business located in the North Fork Valley may purchase a Business Membership that covers the business' employees and patrons, who become ill or injured while on the premises of your business in the North Fork Valley during normal business hours.

Business Owner/Employee Discount .................................................................................................................$10 DISCOUNT!

Are you the owner, manager or employee of a business that is an active or new Business Member of the North Fork Ambulance? If so, we are extending you a great offer this year - employees and owners of North Fork Valley businesses qualify for a $10 discount off your Membership total!

To qualify for the discount, you must own or work for a business that is actively a member or purchasing/renewing a Membership at the same time. Read the instructions on the application form to redeem your discount code.

To learn more about the benefits and conditions of Membership, please read our Membership Program Agreement.

One reasons to Become a Member is Financial Stability - How does a Membership help me?

A North Fork Ambulance Membership helps you be prepared when the unexpected major illness or injury strikes your family requiring one or more transports to the hospital via ambulance. Lets face it, no one plans on needing an ambulance and even healthy people get sick or injured, but by signing up today to be a Member, you're signing up for financial stability in an emergency.

Members with Medical Insurance who have met their deductible for the year:

  • If you have insurance and have met your deductible for the year, we will bill your insurance, Medicaid or Medicare for the cost of services rendered. Any co-pay the insurance may say is due is written off by us and you do not owe anything out of pocket!

Members WITHOUT Medical Insurance or who have NOT met their deductible for the year or their policy does NOT cover ambulance transportation to the hospital:

  • If you do not have Medical Insurance, or you do and your deductible hasn't been met or your policy doesn't cover ambulance transport(s), we will give you a 60% discount on your bill for services rendered.

Now that you have read about the benefits Members receive consider the fact Non-Members are responsible for 100% of their bill. Even if non-members have insurance it may or may not cover the average transport cost of $1,200+/- per trip.

Apply Today - Sign up online!

*To enroll in the North Fork Ambulance Membership Program and to receive its benefits, you must reside in the North Fork Ambulance service area or be a Business Owner in the North Fork Valley and be purchasing a membership for your business. North Fork Ambulance Membership benefits only apply to transportation by the North Fork Ambulance and does not cover medical helicopter transport or transportation/care by another ambulance service.
For more information on the Membership Terms & Conditions, please read the Membership Program Agreement.

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