The Grant Park Fire District operates 2 advanced life support ambulances. Staffed by a combination of part time and also paid on call members, these ambulances are equipped with life saving equipment to ensure our residents get the best care possible. Amita St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee, IL. is our resource hospital which provides medical direction under the IDPH Region 7 guidelines.
Grant Park Fire District prides our self as one of the first Advanced Life Support (ALS) providers in Kankakee County back in the 1970's. Today are ambulances are equipped with much of the same equipment that you would find in a hospital emergency department including; 12 lead ECG monitors capable of transmitting ECG's directly to the hospital, IO Devices, CPAP, electronic patient care reporting, intubation cameras to assist in airway management, and much more. We also carry other various equipment such as Rescue Task Force equipment, triage equipment, SCBA's in the event our members have to respond to a structure fire in the ambulance and much more.
Today, Grant Park Fire District transports to 3 area hospitals including: Amita St. Mary's Hospital - Kankakee, IL. , Riverside Medical Center - Kankakee, IL. and Franciscan St. Margaret's Mercy South Hospital - Dyer, IN.
The Grant Park Fire District provides first aid and blood pressure screening at any time. Stop by the fire station to obtain your screening.
Throughout the year, GPFD members also attend many community functions providing these screenings to local churches and community organizations.
The Grant Park Fire District utilizes a 3rd party billing company for all incident billing including our EMS / Ambulance Billing.
For ambulance billing questions or concerns please contact the following:
For ambulance calls on or after November 1, 2020 please contact:
Andres Medical Billing, LTD.
3223 North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights, IL. 60004
For calls Prior to November 1, 2020 please contact:
Medical Reimbursement Services, LLC.
11551 184th Place, Suite A, Orland Park, IL. 60467
The Office for Civil Rights enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, which requires covered entities and business associates to provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information; and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety.
To obtain a copy of your EMS Patient Care Report you must complete a FOIA request and return it the fire department headquarters. For additional information please contact Fire Chief Matt Shronts at (815)465-6123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.