Emergency Medical Services - Inter-facility Transport

Alberta Health Services - Provincial Health Services

Inter-Facility Transport Services provides medical care and transport for inpatients moving between facilities for medical needs.

Provide medical services and transport for inpatients who need transportation and medical care.

Key Provider: paramedics
Yes, Must be an inpatient under the care of a physician.
Application Process
Service Access: Internet Based Service, This service is booked through an online portal which is accessible by AHS and contracted AHS (Long Term Care) staff who are arranging transportation for patients. The general public cannot access this service on their own. It is completed through their health care provider and they must be an inpatient with a sending and receiving doctor.

Referral Process: N/A

Waiting Period: N/A,
Web Site
Interpreter/Translation services
Fee: Yes,

If EMS is requested to transport to or from appointments that are not at approved facilities, a bill is sent to the patient. No fees are charged for inpatients who are moved between approved facilities.

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: N/A
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 3, 2023