UGYFD is licensed and qualified to perform emergency medical services to the EMT-Paramedic level and responds to emergency 911 calls as dispatched by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department in the Village of Union Grove, the Town of Yorkville and mutual aid as requested.
All of our EMS billing is forwarded electronically to LifeQuest, a billing, collection, and data management service, located in Wautoma, Wisconsin. You may contact LifeQuest through its toll free number, 800-786-4911. You will speak with a live customer service representative, not a voice mail, 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
LifeQuest recently launched a new website, www.myambulancebill.com. They have built in security that will ensure HIPAA compliance and the ability to make it easier for patients to ask their questions and provide necessary information.
LifeQuest is licensed by the Department of Financial Institutions, which means they are fully insured and bonded. Claims are submitted to Medical Assistance, Medicare and NEIC participating insurance companies via electronic claims submission.
The Union Grove – Yorkville Fire Department strives to maintain complete patient confidentiality. Every effort is made to provide and maintain HIPPA compliance.
Rescue 333 is a 2010 Ford SuperLiner Ambulance with EMS transport capabilities. This is an ALS ambulance. There are also some tools for light extrication and rescue on this rig.
Rescue 334 is a 2000 Horton/Ford medium duty ambulance with EMS transport capabilities. This is an ALS ambulance. There are also some tools for light extrication and rescue on this rig.
Rescue 335 is a 2005 Lifeline/Ford Ambulance with EMS transport capabilities. This is an ALS ambulance. There are also some tools for light extrication and rescue on this rig.
Purchased early in 2006 the Auto Pulse is a non-invasive cardiac support pump. When seen in action, it is a half body length rigid board that a patient in cardiac arrest is placed upon. A large single use soft but sturdy band encircles the patient’s chest area and the device will then provide chest compressions at the correct depth, rate, without interruption and without the need to rest or switch personnel.