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Can you refuse getting into an ambulance?
Even if it’s an emergency like a broken bone, can you refuse getting into an ambulance?
- 2 months ago
Yes. I refused an ambulance after a car hit me on my bike I couldn't afford the the
ambulance ride. The thing that ticked me off is I still got charged by the hospital
for a neck brace I didn't need $500 and the total bill for that idiot female driver which
I had to pay because she didn't have insurance was $6,000.
With an ambulance bill it would of left me in further debt.
- AudreyLv 72 months ago
You can, but a lot of the time you will get charged for the call out anyway, might as well take the ambulance. Ask them.
- ?Lv 52 months ago
Yes -- but then they might consider that you're not making rational decisions because of the accident ,or that you have a mental health issue .
At that point , your options may diminish rapidly .
- 2 months ago
An ambulance is not free, if you are not covered for ambulance on your insurance or if you dont have insurance that ambulance may drive you to your financial ruin. If your injury is not life threatening and you dont have blood spurting out of an artery then just consider taking a cab, it may take a few minutes more to get you to the emergency department but at least you know you wont be still paying for it in 10 years.
- Rick BLv 72 months ago
Of course you can. Unless you are a threat to yourself or others.
- Anonymous2 months ago