LD 215 LR 661(01)
An Act To Increase the Reimbursement Rate for Ambulance Service Paid by the Department of Corrections
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Pluecker of Warren
Committee: Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $52,500 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
General Fund $52,500 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill provides general fund appropriations of $52,500 in FY 2019-20 and $70,000 in FY 2020-21 to increase the reimbursement rate for ambulance services paid for by the Department of Corrections. According to data provided by the department, total reimbursements for ambulance services have averaged about $55,600 per fiscal year. Increasing this amount by 225% to reflect an increased reimbursement rate would be $125,100, raising total reimbursements by $70,000 annually.