Lexington Considers Waiving Ambulance Fees For Medicare Patients

Lexington is looking into what it would cost to waive ambulance fees for people on Medicare.

Urban County Council member Peggy Henson said she had asked the city’s legal department to take a look at the numbers.

According to Henson, there were concerns about senior citizens not getting the medical help they needed.

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Henson said some seniors had told her they would not call 911 because they were afraid they couldn’t afford it.