Consultant to study financial feasibility of fire-based EMS

The study will focus on how the county would bill for services and collect payments under the new model


COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — Coweta County has hired a consultant to look at the financial feasibility of the county moving toward fire department-provided emergency medical services.

The commissioners voted in May to look into the possibility of moving EMS services in-house. County staff has done a lot of study of the issue already, according to County Administrator Michael Fouts.

The main focus of consultant Jack Krakeel’s report will be how the county would bill for services — and collect those payments. That’s not something the county is used to doing. “It’s kind of an objective review of whether it is feasible,” Fouts said at Tuesday’s county commission meeting. “There are a lot of different factors.”

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