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AEMSA Membership Eligibility & Dues

Membership Eligibility & Acceptance 

Any organization or individual which has an obligation of response as authorized by a local unit of government, organization or individual involved in the delivery, administration, education or planning of emergency medical services and which maintains a place of business or residence within, or works in collaboration with, the following counties is eligible for membership:  Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis in the State of Minnesota; and Douglas in the State of Wisconsin (the Region).

Purpose for Membership Dues

The Arrowhead EMS Association’s membership is made up of ambulance services, first responder/fire/rescue, industrial-medical, law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, air medical, training institutions, and other private individuals/agencies. The Association initiates regional planning and operations which address essential components and elements of a regional EMS system. Its purpose is to decrease morbidity and mortality from emergency and critical incidents, through facilitating, evaluating and implementing EMS activities.

Our services may include, but are not limited to: management assistance, training, annual educational conference, quality assurance, equipment use & maintenance, joint purchasing, communication systems designs, ID Badges, EMS legislative support, critical incident stress management, disaster preparedness planning and promotion of a better public understanding of EMS.

Category & Fee Structure

Level II Trauma Center - $8,500.00
Level III Trauma Center - $850.00
Level IV Trauma Center - $325.00

Fire Department - $85.00
Law Enforcement Department - $85.00
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) - $45.00  

Ambulance Services:

Less than 75 yearly calls - $45.00
76-150 yearly calls - $75.00
151-500 yearly calls - $105.00
501-1500 yearly calls - $170.00
1501-3000 yearly calls - $400.00
3001-4500 yearly calls - $570.00
4501 plus yearly calls - $765.00
Hospital Based Ambulance - 50% Ambulance Fee

Organization - $85.00
   Business, College, Training Facility, etc.

Other (no voting rights): 
Individual Person - $30.00
Collaborative Organization - $50.00
     Organization residing outside the 8 county Region