The Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 contracts with an outside vendor, Andres Medical Billing (AMB), to perform all ambulance and fire billing functions. Billing questions or concerns should be directed to AMB at (800) 244-2345 or via their website contact page

I just received my ambulance bill. What should I do now?

If you are covered by medical insurance, Medicare, Medicaid or are a member of an HMO, please provide information about your coverage on the back of your ambulance bill and return it to AMB. They will bill your insurance carrier. If there is a balance still due after your insurance carrier responds to them, they will send you a revised bill.

Please Note: Individuals who are residents within the boundaries of the Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 are not required to pay amounts above the amounts paid by their insurance carrier.

What are the fees for ambulance service?

Non-Resident non-transport treatment:   $250.00

Non-Resident BLS & ALS transport:   $2,800.00

Resident BLS & ALS transport:   $2,000.00

Mileage:   $16.00 per mile

Why does the Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 impose a fee for emergency ambulance services?

The Bensenville Fire Protection District’s #2 skilled paramedics provide emergency medical services, including ambulance transportation. Persons needing these services within the boundaries of our district are served immediately, regardless of income or where their home address is, by calling 911. In order to supplement the high costs of providing these services, the AFPD uses available reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. These fees save our district taxpayers money by enabling the district to shift some of the cost of providing these services to the user or their medical insurance.

Please Note: Individuals who are residents within the boundaries of the Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 are not required to pay amounts above the amounts paid by their insurance carrier.

What if I did not receive an ambulance bill?

If you were transported to a hospital by an Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 ambulance, you should expect to receive an ambulance bill within two weeks of transport. Because of the emergency nature of these services and because your health and safety is our primary concern, our paramedics are not always able to obtain complete or accurate billing information at the time of the transport. Call our billing company, AMB, at (800) 244-2345 for a copy of your bill, or for any other assistance.

Why does the Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 impose fees for fire services?

The Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 receives tax money to pay for it’s operations from residents and businesses within it’s boundaries. The Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 imposes fees for fire services to individuals and businesses who do not pay taxes to the Bensenville Fire Protection District #2 in order to offset the costs of these services. These fees save our district taxpayers money by requiring fees for those who do not pay taxes to the BFPD, but still received our tax payer supported services. Question about billing for fire services can be directed to AMB at (800) 244-2345.