Your donation is your least expensive protection!
About The Program
Most insurance providers do not cover your emergency ambulance service. That's where we come in!
Where does my money go?
The money generated with our donor program will be used to offset rising operation costs and to purchase state of the art equipment that assists with life saving efforts.
Is my payment tax deductible?
Yes, Citizens Ambulance is a 501(c)3 and a non-profit dedicated to specifically the community in which is serves. You can even use your family's Health Savings Account for your donation!
What do I get with my donation?
1) Unlimited emergency calls
2) Citizens Ambulance will bill your insurance for each call. If you do not have insurance or should your insurance not cover entire amount of your bill from us, we consider your donation payment in full!
What is my Savings?
A non-donor transport with Citizens Ambulance can range in cost from $845 to over $1,000.
As a Donor, Citizens Ambulance will bill your insurance for each call. If you do not have insurance or should your insurance not cover entire amount of your bill from us, we consider your donation payment in full!
Q - Does my insurance cover ambulance services?
A - Though some ambulance rides could be fully covered, depending on your insurance policy limits and descriptions, the average bill for an ambulance transport in the U.S. after insurance amounts to around $550 out of pocket.
Q - What if my insurance doesn’t pay or only pays a portion of the fee?
A - As a member of the donor drive, CAS will write off any portion of the fee you would normally be responsible for.
Q - How are Emergency Medical Services funded in my community?
A - Citizens Ambulance is funded utilizing a shared cost model which includes a district tax levy, medical billing, donations, and grants.
Q - If I utilize the Ambulance will I receive a billing statement?
A - No, Citizens Ambulance will bill your insurance company directly for any services rendered. Please contact us at (440) 839 - 2144 with any questions regarding your billing statement.
Q - Can I sign up online?
A - Yes, please go to www.citizensambulance.com and click on “Donor Drive”
Q - What payment methods do you accept?
A - You can mail a check, pay exact cash in person, or sign up online via a credit / debit card.
What level should I donate at?
$75 Bronze Level Donor Basic Membership includes unlimited emergency calls
$125 Silver Level Donor includes Bronze benefits plus a free community class (i.e. CPR, First Aid, Choking, EpiPen, or Stop the Bleed Training)
Note: The additional contribution is marked for the CAS training and equipment fund.
$200 Gold Level Donor includes Silver benefits plus: A FREE first aid kit for your home or vehicle
Note: Gold donors may choose to donate the first aid kit back to Citizens Ambulance to distribute to a local community organization in need.