COVID Patient Stuck with $50,000 Ambulance Bill

Mar 18, 2021 | Emergency Transport, Video

The coronavirus has affected our world so much that you think you’d be numb to its impact by now. And then you hear about a story like this…

“BTW You Owe Us $50,000…”

A woman had been battling coronavirus before finally realizing she needed to go to the hospital. A matter between “life or death”, her family transferred her to the hospital. The patient had been flown via. an air ambulance from one hospital to another where she remained for six weeks before defeating the virus. Imagine her surprise when she got home that the ambulance company informed her, she owed $52,112 for that hospital-to-hospital trip.

It doesn’t seem fair, does it? The fact remains that this happens daily with ground transportation and air ambulances; Americans stuck with bills they cannot afford. If the pandemic has taught Americans anything, it’s that they need to prepare for the worst-case scenario to happen because there’s always a chance it might.

What is Emergency Transport Insurance and what does it do?

Emergency Transport insurance was built to help the average citizen who cannot afford an unexpected $400 bill, let alone $50,000. Emergency Transport insurance provides peace of mind for you and your loved ones by ensuring your ride to the hospital won’t break the bank. You can enroll in this benefit regardless of your age and health for an affordable monthly payment. With no health questions to answer and an easy claims process, this benefit is a money saver that can prepare you for the unexpected (which has become a possibility in the past year).

Check out this video highlighting the benefits of this benefit below:

Transcription: You’ve heard the horror stories about the bills that come along with a ride in the ambulance. $5,000 for a five-mile drive? $70,000 for an emergency chopper? Don’t let a trip to the hospital break the bank. Emergency Transport Insurance is a benefit that will protect your savings from a costly ambulance ride, whether it’s on the ground or in the air. It’s designed to reduce or completely cover the bill attached to your ride to the hospital. You might be thinking, “It won’t happen to me”, but chances are that the 16 million patients who go to the hospital every year1 were thinking the same thing. Be prepared for the unexpected by enrolling in this benefit today. In most cases, this benefit is also available for your dependents.

Have any questions about this benefit? Give us a tweet @mgmbenefits on Twitter or email us at!

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