Better Call Jackson: Dealing with unexpected medical bills

DELAWARE, OH (WCMH) — It was Easter Sunday when Julia Logan experienced a medical emergency while inside her Delaware City home.

The first responding squad was from Delaware County. Mrs. Logan was transported and her medical needs were met.

A few weeks later, at home, she said she was surprised when she received a billing statement for more than $800.

Mrs. Logan had been transported before and never received a bill, so she called me.

“Number one, 868 dollars and then being billed, I knew I hadn’t been billed before,” said Logan.

She was also confused on why she was transported by Delaware County EMS and not Delaware City.

The chief of Delaware County Emergency Medical Services, Mike Schuiling explains to me why Mrs. Logan received a statement and explains why a squad from the county answered her medical call tonight at 6 on NBC4. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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