RVAC iyamba kulipira makampani a inshuwaransi pamaulendo onse a ambulansi chaka chamawa

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps idzayamba kulipira makampani a inshuwalansi kwa maulendo onse a ambulansi chaka chamawa pofuna kukweza ndalama kuti athetse mtengo wowonjezereka wa chithandizo choyamba ndikulemba antchito ambiri kuti ayankhe mafoni.

Kulipira kwatsopano kuli ndi kuthekera kokweza mpaka $2.36 miliyoni pachaka, malinga ndi zomwe zikuyembekezeredwa kuchokera kukampani yolipira ya RVAC. Chiwerengerochi chimachokera pa maulendo 5,000 pachaka, mtunda wapakati wa makilomita atatu paulendo uliwonse ndi chiwerengero cha maulendo apamwamba othandizira moyo – zomwe zimawononga $ 300 kuposa ntchito zothandizira moyo – 55%.

Makampani angapo a ambulansi ku Long Island atembenukira ku ntchito zolipirira kuti awonjezere ndalama zawo, akuluakulu aboma adatero pamsonkhano wapampando wa mzinda Lachinayi ndi Purezidenti wa Kampani ya Ambulansi Garrett Lake ndi Mtsogoleri Wachigawo Pat Guliota. Oimira RVAC adalandira chilolezo kuchokera ku Board of Directors kuti akhazikitse kusinthaku, komwe kukuyenera kuyamba kumayambiriro kwa chaka chamawa.

“Mtengo wa zida, thandizo loyamba, katundu, mankhwala, magolovesi a rabara, chirichonse kuwirikiza katatu, kanayi,” watero membala wa khonsolo Tim Hubbard, wogwirizira Town Board wa kampani ya ambulansi. “Zikupangitsa mzinda kukhala wolemetsa kukweza misonkho kuti kampani ya ambulansi isungike – ndipo ndichinthu chomwe tingachite nthawi zonse ndikusunga kampani ya ambulansi. ndalama zomwe ziyenera kupangidwa pokulipiritsa, chifukwa makampani anu onse a inshuwaransi, kaya ndi inshuwaransi yazaumoyo kapena inshuwaransi yagalimoto yanu, ali ndi njira zoyendera zamtunduwu.”

Kampani ya ambulansi yakhala ikulipira makampani a inshuwalansi ya galimoto chifukwa cha kukwera kwa ma ambulansi okhudzana ndi ngozi za galimoto kuyambira 2017. Kulipira kwathunthu kudzalola kampaniyo kulipira makampani a inshuwalansi ya umoyo kwa maulendo ena a ambulansi.

Hubbard adati kusinthaku kumangotengedwa kuchokera kumakampani a inshuwaransi ndipo mtengo waulendo sudzatuluka m’thumba la aliyense. “Sitikufuna kutengera aliyense,” adatero. “Sitikufuna kuti aliyense azimva ngati sangathe kuyimbira ambulansi chifukwa sangakwanitse kukwera ambulansi.

Mtsogoleri Wachigawo cha Riverhead Ambulansi Pat Gugliotta, kumanzere, Wachiwiri kwa Loya wa City Dan McCormick, ndi Mtsogoleri wa Gulu la Ambulansi la Riverhead Garrett Lake akumana ndi City Council ku. September 15 ntchito gawo. Chithunzi: Alec Lewis

Kampani yolipira ikhoza kutumiza mabilu kunyumba za anthu omwe adalandira ambulansi atalipira inshuwaransi kuti apemphe ndalama zambiri. Lake adanena kuti kampani ya ambulansi imapatsidwa mphamvu kuti ikhale ndi “chikhulupiriro chabwino” kuti Medicare ndi Medicaid alembe ngongole, zomwe zidzabweretse ndalama zitatu zotumizidwa – m’masiku 30, masiku 60 ndi masiku 90 – pambuyo pake mauthenga adzawonetsa STOP, ngakhale wodwala salipira.

Hubbard adati njirayi ndi “chotolera chosavuta,” chosiyana ndi “chosonkhanitsa cholimba,” zomwe zikutanthauza kunyalanyaza biliyo sikungawononge ngongole ya munthu.

Lake adati ngati sagwiritsa ntchito njira yolipirira, mzindawu uyenera kukweza misonkho ya ambulansi kuposa 2%. “Ndi ndalama zomwe mumalipira mukalipira ndalama zanu, ndipo mutha kuzigwiritsanso ntchito kuti muthandizire kupeza zomwe tikufunikira kuti mutumikire bwino Riverhead,” adatero.

“Riverhead idakula kwambiri, mwachangu kwambiri – komanso zabwino,” adawonjezera Lake. “Koma tikufuna ndalama kuti tikhale ndi antchito.”

Ngakhale kuti RVAC ili ndi antchito odzipereka opitilira 100, ikuyenera kulemba anthu omwe si odzipereka, monga azachipatala, pomwe odzipereka ali pantchito yawo. Gugliotta adati kampani ya ambulansi imakhala ndi anthu odzipereka okha kuyambira 6 koloko mpaka 12 am.

Kupatula kuphimba mtengo wowonjezereka, ndalama zatsopano zomwe zimalowa mu bajeti zidzalolanso RVAC kupulumutsa pa kugula kwa nthawi yayitali, monga magalimoto atsopano ndi zida zatsopano zosungiramo zida.

Akuluakulu a m’tauni ndi a RVAC adagwirizana kuti akuyenera kuyambitsa kampeni yothandiza anthu kuti adziwe momwe ndalamazo zimagwirira ntchito. Mamembala a board adapereka malingaliro otumizira makalata kwa okhalamo, kuyanjana ndi laibulale, kuwasindikiza pa intaneti, ndikuyika zotsatsa munyuzipepala kuti mawuwo amveke.

Hubbard adanena kuti mzindawu ukufuna kupeŵa mkhalidwe woterewu ku Flanders, kumene anthu okhalamo adadandaula ndi ngongole zomwe adalandira kuchokera ku Flanders-Northampton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, yomwe inayamba kulipira zaka zinayi zapitazo, mwa zina chifukwa sankadziwa bwino ndondomekoyi.

Gugliotta adati mamembala a RVAC aphatikizidwa m’magulu ndipo amathanso kufalitsa uthenga. “Tiwonetsetsa kuti mamembala athu onse ali pa tsamba limodzi pankhani ya momwe timafotokozera anthu kuti pasakhale kusamvana,” adatero. “Chifukwa chomaliza chomwe tikufuna ndi chakuti aliyense akhale ndi mafunso osayankhidwa, ndiyeno amabwera kwa inu anyamata kapena kubwera kwa ife moipitsitsa chifukwa sanayankhidwe.”

Gugliotta adanena kale kuti pali “manyazi” okhudzana ndi ngongole za ambulansi. RVAC inayamba kulipira kukwera kwa ma ambulansi okhudzana ndi ngozi za galimoto ku 2017, ngakhale ulendo wazaka zambiri kuti ukwaniritse mgwirizano wolipira unakumana ndi kutsutsidwa ndi mamembala a bungwe la RVAC ndi mamembala a khonsolo ya mzinda. Chigwirizano chinafikiridwa mu 2014 pa kulipira kwa ngozi ya galimoto, koma osati pa mautumiki onse.

“Sindikuganiza mpaka pano, kapena ngakhale chaka chatha, sizinali zofunikira kwenikweni. Takhala tikuchita zomwe tingathe ndi zomwe tili nazo,” adatero Gugliotta.

Lake adati kampaniyo imamatira ku Gulu Lovomerezeka la Ambulansi ku Wethersfield, Connecticut, kampani yolipira yomwe imagwiritsa ntchito pa ngozi zamagalimoto. Kampaniyo imatenga ndalama zokwana 3.5%, zomwe akuluakulu a RVAC adati ndizotsika kwambiri kuposa makampani ena omwe amalipira omwe akutuluka pamsika.

“Iwo adadzipereka kwa ife kuti tisasinthe ndipo tili ndi ubale wabwino nawo,” adatero Gugliotta. Gulu la Ambulansi Yotsimikizika linali limodzi mwa makampani asanu ndi limodzi omwe adayankha 2015 RFP.

RVAC ndi bungwe lopanda phindu lomwe limapanga mgwirizano ndi Districthead Ambulance District, chigawo chamisonkho chapadera chomwe chimayendetsedwa ndi Riverhead City Council, chomwe chimapereka chithandizo chadzidzidzi mkati mwa mzindawu kupatula dera lomwe lili mkati mwa Wading River Fire District. RVAC imayankha pafupifupi mafoni 5,500 pachaka, malinga ndi Gugliotta, ndipo imakhudza anthu ambiri okalamba.

Dipatimenti ya Moto ya Wading River imapereka ntchito zopulumutsira ku Wading River Fire District yomwe ikuphatikizapo madera a Riverhead ndi Brookhaven. Wading River Fire Commissioner Matthew Wallace adanena pafoni lero kuti dipatimenti yozimitsa moto idzayambanso kulipira ma ambulansi kuyambira chaka chamawa, pambuyo pa lamulo latsopano lomwe linadutsa mu bajeti ya boma la New York chaka chino lomwe linapatsa madipatimenti ozimitsa moto odzipereka kuti azilipira.

Ngakhale kuti ndalama zotsika kwambiri zomwe zimaperekedwa ndi Gulu la Ambulansi Yovomerezeka, pa $ 2 miliyoni chabe, zingawoneke zolimbikitsa, chiwerengero chenichenicho chikhoza kukhala chochepa. Bungwe la Volunteer Ambulance Corps ku Flanders-Northampton linayamba kulipira zaka zinayi zapitazo ndipo limalandira $ 200,000 mpaka $ 250,000 pachaka, ngakhale kuti poyamba linkaganiziridwa kuti limabweretsa pafupifupi $ 500,000.

Wallace sanafune kupereka ziwerengero za ndalama zomwe Wading River Fire District angapange. “Palibe njira yodziwira zomwe sizinatulutsidwe ndipo zikuyenda,” adatero.

Gugliotta wati RVAC yapereka ndalama zake mumzindawu popanda kukwera kwa mabilu atsopano ndipo ikonza bajeti yake chaka chamawa kuti iwonetse ndalama zomwe zawonjezeredwa. Kuwonjezeka kwa ndalamazo kudzakhala gawo la bajeti yomwe bungweli likufuna mu 2024.

Chaka choyamba ndi ndalama zochepa zomwe zimadyedwa. Koma anyamata mumawona manambala, mukudziwa, ngakhale tingobweretsa $800,000 mchaka choyamba, zikutanthauza kuti pali magulu angapo, “adatero Lake.

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