EMS in Springfield Township is going to start costing more for residents. Basic transportation costs per patient will jump more than $100.
Fire officials say this is the first time EMS transportation rates have increased in the township since 2011. They say the increase is necessary to keep up with industry standards.
New prices have already been approved by the board of trustees.
Basic life services will now cost $700, up from $550. Advanced life services will now cost $850, up from $750.
These new costs went into effect Jan. 1.
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